Partner in the Toronto office. Practice focuses on all aspects of acquisition and cross-border financings, including asset-based lending, bilateral and syndicated financings, Term B loans, second lien loans, mezzanine financings, and high-yield notes. Represents numerous large Canadian and US banks and other financial institutions. Over 50 per cent of his practice involves acquisition financings for private equity sponsored acquisitions. Recent transactions include acting private equity sponsored acquisition financings in the chemicals, transportation, gaming, technology, healthcare, and call center industries. Has a well established reputation for being pragmatic and getting deals done. He focuses on building long-term relationships with clients. Regular speaker at conferences. Listed in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada for Banking. Recommended in Chambers Canada for banking and finance. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1990.