David Budd is a leading debt finance lawyer practising in the Toronto and Vancouver offices of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. David acts for Canadian and international companies, streaming companies, alternative lenders and banks and his practice focuses on both domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions with an emphasis on project finance, asset equipment finance, corporate credit and acquisition facilities. David has significant experience with project finance, including a particular expertise in navigating the complexities between project and asset equipment finance. He advises across a broad range of industries, with a specific focus on the mining industry and sports franchises. As a member of the Mining Group at Cassels Brock, David has worked extensively with resource companies on a wide variety and type of secured and unsecured financings (including project, acquisition and equipment finance) in the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia. David has written on a variety of topics related to debt finance, including asset equipment finance. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2000 and the British Columbia Bar in 2012.