79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1984 (ON); 2001 (New York)
With rigorous counsel and broad experience, Michael is a leading lawyer in capital markets, asset and equipment finance/leasing and asset securitization. Michael guides clients on a wide range of specialized corporate finance matters, including structured asset-backed financing, securitization, private M&A, capital markets, secured lending, aircraft financing and derivatives. Michael works with issuers and underwriters on public and private securitizations, and with sellers and conduit sponsors on asset-backed commercial paper transactions. He has particular experience in the financial services industry across numerous asset classes, including residential and commercial mortgages, auto loans and leases, personal lines of credit, credit cards and trade receivables.
On April 29, 2016, the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) sold the business operations and assets of Roynat Lease Finance, a lease financing business and a division of Roynat Inc., to Meridian Credit Union Limited (Meridian), Ontario’s largest credit union.