Michael has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and restructuring matters. His transactional practice focuses on lending in both domestic and cross-border situations, syndicated loans and club deals, commercial finance, asset-based lending, factoring, equipment and motor vehicle finance. Recent engagements include advising the lenders in the $70,000,000 asset-based financing of electronics distributors, as well as the $30,000,000 acquisition financing of a major supplier of building materials, and advising a medical technology company with respect to its syndicated credit facilities in the amount of $95,000,000. In addition to his financing practice, Michael has a robust restructuring practice, advising financial institutions, indenture trustees and other lenders on debt restructuring, DIP financing, workouts, and divestiture of underperforming assets. Notable recent engagements include as counsel to the Indenture Trustee in connection with the CBCA restructuring of $4,000,000,000 secured and unsecured notes issued by Concordia International Inc., and representing the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals before the Supreme Court of Canada, as intervener in the matter of Canada v. Callidus Capital Corporation.
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