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Commercial Lending and Borrowing


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Situated at the centre of our market economy, the finance system is what permits an exchange of money or credit between various parties, including lenders, borrowers, and investors. This system is also what enables businesses to scale, finance industry, and support investment.

Banking and financing are continually evolving to meet changes in global markets, new regulations, and other innovations. Those who work in this industry rely on strategic advice provided in a timely manner. At McQuarrie, that is what we give you.

What You Can Expect from McQuarrie

A thorough understanding of the world of finance and banking coupled with experience and innovative thinking drives our team.  We undertake a broad range of secured financing transactions for financial institutions, borrowers, and private lenders, such as leveraged buyout transactions, syndicated loans, and asset-based lending.

Banks, trust companies and credit unions all turn to McQuarrie for reliable legal counsel, as do borrowers, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, and managers.

When it comes to secured and unsecured lending transactions and complex debt financing, clients know they can trust McQuarrie because we take the time to understand their needs and goals. Our attention to detail means that we simply get things done, and done right.

Understanding that the team is stronger than any individual, our lawyers work together, complimenting one another’s skills and knowledge. Partners, associates, and paralegals all come together to deliver the highest level of service you will find. Clients also benefit from our ability to engage with colleagues in other areas of law. This allows us to meet the needs of those in a wide range of industries.

At McQuarrie, you will find advice and services related to your commercial lending transactions. We act for Schedule I, II, and III banks, insurance companies, credit unions, trust companies, large institutional lenders, and other commercial lending institutions.

Businesses, financial institutions, and individuals can all gain from partnering with our banking and financing team. We understand the challenges faced by our clients, such as slowed growth, low interest rates, and managing high consumer debt, and we find the solutions in a timely manner.

Transaction Types

Experience in all areas of financial transactions services law means that our team is ready to assist in a variety of transaction types, including those related to banking, lending, and restructuring. We can help you with financing for everything from shopping centre retail projects to apartment buildings, as well as development and construction loan financing and much more.

Other areas in which we can provide advice include:

  • Land-based lending
  • Banker’s acceptances and letters of credit
  • Bank act security financing
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Syndicated loans and participations
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Financing proposals, commitment letters, and loan agreements
  • Loan-based financing
  • Project financing
  • Admiralty financing
  • Acquisition financing
  • Facility letters
  • Mortgage security agreements and debentures
  • Preparation of standard security and loan documents

At McQuarrie, we are here to assist you in all your commercial lending and borrowing needs. Contact us today to learn more. 

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