Koffman Kalef LLP Business Lawyers

Members of the firm's Banking & Insolvency Group provide advice on all aspects of banking and financial services and have been engaged as senior counsel by a number of Canadian, US and International banks on lending, enforcement and bank regulatory issues. We have extensive experience in the areas of secured loan transactions, mezzanine lending, corporate finance, asset based lending, loan syndications, leasing, project finance, regulatory matters, international finance, construction lending, bankruptcy and insolvency, restructuring, and related areas. 

Members of the group have provided legal advice in numerous financing transactions, including the following:

  • The redevelopment of the Vancouver downtown waterfront and the former Expo 86 lands
  • Acting for lenders in connection with loan facilities for the acquisition of the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team and General Motors Place Arena
  • Development of P3 ice rink facility for the City of Coquitlam
  • Acquisition of five golf courses and related facilities in Maui and Kauai from Shinwa Golf Group, the owner and operator of ice rinks in numerous cities in Canada and the U.S
  • The acquisition by various income trusts of existing retail businesses
  • Counsel for a Canadian chartered bank in the financing of commercial loans in respect of many types of businesses and asset classes including those involving cross border issues
  • Assisting a U.S. based client in respect of a credit facility in the amount of $1 Billion
  • Acting for major leasing company in connection with secured financing of equipment leases
  • Acting for private lender in connection with EDC insured loans to various international borrowers
  • Acting for lender in various aircraft financings
  • Acting for a lender syndicate providing restructured financing for General Motors Place Arena and the operations of the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team
  • Acting for Schedule III Bank and Crown Corporation in $110 Million financing facility for major farming and agriculture operations
  • Acting for lender syndicate providing financing for the spin off and acquistion of all non-core assets of Terasen Gas

Click on the names below to view the profile and contact information for each lawyer from the Banking & Insolvency practice group.

Jim M.J. Alam, Michael M. Kalef, Daniel B. Newfield, Shawn A. Poisson, Leslie A. Tucker, Robert I. Parsons, and Stanley Wong

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