40 King St W, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1989 (ON)
Jonathan Fleisher is a partner whose practice focuses on the commercial finance industry with a particular emphasis on innovative cross-border transactions and equipment finance. He has significant experience assisting US commercial finance companies (public and private) with establishing operations in Canada. The advice he provides ranges from the development of micro ticket programs to complex international program agreements and syndicated leverage lease transactions and securitizations (private and public). Jonathan is a former director of the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association. He was named one of North America’s 25 Most Influential Equipment Finance and Leasing Lawyers and is a Regent of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. Jonathan published a book on equipment finance in 2018 and is a frequent lecturer. He has also authored the equipment finance chapter in Canada Forms and Precedents as well as a report for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation entitled "Oh Canada! Seeking Growth North of the Border." He sits on the Board of Advisors for Practical Law Canada, Banking and Finance division. Jonathan is also recognized as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989.
Victoria Gold Corp. entered into a series of definitive financing agreements with Orion Mine Finance (Orion), Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (Osisko) and Caterpillar Financial Services Ltd. (Cat Financial) with respect to a construction financing package totaling approximately $505 million in aggregate (the Financing).
On March 1, 2016, Moody’s Analytics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation, acquired GGY Consulting, a leading provider of advanced actuarial software for the global life insurance industry.