79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Jim has broad market knowledge and experience advising on securitizations, public and private managed products, structured asset-backed financings and derivatives. He supports clients in developing securitization structures and products on Canadian and cross-border transactions. Jim is recognized as a leading lawyer in securitization matters and is a co-author of the Canada Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation, published by Global Legal Group, London.
Scotiabank completed the acquisition of a 20 per cent equity interest in the financial services business of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited for $500 million in cash. As part of the new business partnership, Scotiabank has agreed to provide a funding commitment to the financial services business of up to $2.25 billion and the parties have entered into a marketing program agreement to pursue joint marketing initiatives.