Gordon D. Baird
Partner

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr
Toronto, ON M5K 1E6
Phone: (416) 601-7892
Fax: (416) 868-0673
E-mail: gbaird@mccarthy.ca
 
 
 

Partner in the firm’s Financial Services Group in Toronto. Practice focuses on lending and secured transactions, with particular emphasis on lending to the power, financial services and media/telecommunications sectors. Regularly acts for bank syndicates, non-bank lenders and borrowers on domestic, cross-border and international loan transactions. Recent transactions include acting for borrowers in respect of multi-billion dollar liquidity facilities backstopping commercial paper programs, acting for borrowers in respect of multi-billion dollar liquidity facilities in respect of central clearing parties, acting for investors on multiple bond offerings in connection with the development or financing of wind-power and hydroelectric generation facilities, acting for the lenders on a $3-billion acquisition financing of a media company, acting for the providers of the margin funding facility in connection with the restructuring of the Canadian non-bank asset-backed commercial paper market, and acting for Canadian borrower clients with significant foreign operations in the implementation and restructuring of their global credit facilities. Chair, McCarthy Tétrault National Pro Bono Committee. Member of the Board of Directors of Pro Bono Ontario. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1991.


Year Called to the Bar:1991 (ON)
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