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Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Chris Bennett is National Chair of the firm’s Financial Services group and leads Osler’s Project Finance team in Toronto. He has extensive experience acting for domestic and international lenders, developers, and other participants on complex project financings in many Canadian jurisdictions. He has led major transactions in several industry sectors, including social infrastructure, transportation, and renewable energy. Chris has spoken and written extensively on matters relating to project finance and public–private partnerships, including developing two courses on public–private partnerships at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he has been an adjunct faculty member since 2007.
On August 14, 2014, Hôpital Général de Hawkesbury & District General Hospital Inc. (HGH) and Infrastructure Ontario reached financial close with 2423403 Ontario Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bondfield Construction Company Limited (Bondfield Project Co) to build and finance the Hawkesbury & District General Hospital Redevelopment Project, located in Hawkesbury, Ontario. Bondfield Construction Company Limited will act as the Construction Contractor.