Chris Bennett
Chris Bennett
(416) 862-5992
(416) 862-6666
100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50, Toronto, ON
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.
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The Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road is to be a 97-kilometre, two lane gravel road in a remote community of the Northwest Territories
The Highway 401 Expansion is an approximately 18-kilometre reconstruction and widening project in the western part of the GTA
The project involves the construction of a new 96,000 square foot facility in Orléans, a suburb of Ottawa, Ontario
The contract is worth approximately $4.6 billion, to be paid over its greater than 30-year term
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.