Miller Thomson’s Project Finance Group is a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers working collaboratively across Canada with strengths in corporate, banking, real estate, energy, securities, construction, regulatory and tax law.
Our diverse experience and pragmatic approach allows us to meet the needs of a broad range of clients in both the public and private sector including: lending institutions, project sponsors, private banks, purchasers, commercial banks, underwriters, suppliers, contractors, developers and credit agencies. We have acted for clients in many industries including: oil and gas, transportation, telecommunications, energy, forestry and mining. Our team has represented clients in matters across Canada and the world including the United States, South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
We work with lenders and borrowers to facilitate the financing of a variety of infrastructure and industrial projects. This includes assessing the nature of a project, the appropriate methods of financing, developing a project framework and advising on regulatory, legal and business issues. Our extensive experience combined with an understanding of the current market allows our team to advise clients effectively and manage the risks associated with complex projects.
- Acted as Canadian counsel for a syndicate of lenders led by The Royal Bank of Scotland regarding US$1,800,000,000 acquisition and operating facilities in connection with the acquisition by the borrower of Canadian and U.S. port facilities
- Negotiated the construction, ownership, operating, gathering, processing, transportation, sales, distribution and management documentation associated with the first Canadian commercial natural gas development project north of the Arctic Circle