Barry J. Ryan

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr
Toronto, ON M5K 1E6
Phone: (416) 601-7799
Fax: (416) 868-0673

Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice focuses on corporate finance, debt financings, restructurings, project finance and financial institution regulation. Acts for major financial institutions, public-sector pension funds, large institutional investors and major corporates in relation to their capital market activities, regulatory affairs and various credit and financial restructuring matters. Acting for major market participants in Canadian derivative reform. Acted in 2017 for the lenders to Home Capital on its $2-billion emergency liquidity facility. Acted for GE Capital on its various Canadian dispositions in 2015/2017. Acted in 2014–17 on numerous Non-Viability Contingent Capital offerings by Canadian banks. Acted in 2015 and 2017 for the underwriters on over $7-billion Muskrat Falls bond financing. Acted for Bruce Power in 2016-17 on over $3 Billion newly established debt platform. Acted for the big five Canadian banks in the $32-billion third-party, non-bank asset-backed commercial paper restructuring. Recognized as a leading practitioner by numerous major lawyer rating services, including Chambers & Partners, Legal Media Group, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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