Michael A. Birch

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-4247
Fax: (604) 631-3309
E-mail: michael.birch@blakes.com

Michael's practice focuses primarily on banking, corporate lending, acquisition finance, project finance, high-yield and mezzanine finance, and commercial real estate finance transactions. Michael regularly advises financial institutions, institutional lenders and borrowers on senior and subordinated, secured and unsecured, bilateral and syndicated financing transactions, and on a wide range of commercial issues. Some of his recent transactions include major corporate credit facilities, acquisition financings, high-yield and mezzanine financings, infrastructure and project financings, construction financings, and cross-border structured financings, particularly to businesses focused on mining and precious metals, engineering and construction services, light industrial manufacturing, water, waste-water and gas utilities, industrial equipment rental, site support and logistics structures and services, and a wide range of diversified enterprises.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (BC); 2005 (AB)
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