Richard M. Borins - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Richard M. Borins

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 416-862-6731

Richard’s practice focuses on banking, structured finance and public and private securitization. Richard is an expert in cross-border financing transactions. He represents both borrowers and lenders in a variety of secured transactions and his range of experience includes numerous domestic commercial lending transactions, domestic and cross-border syndicated loan transactions and domestic and cross-border public and private asset securitizations. Richard has spoken extensively in the areas of corporate lending, personal property security law and securitization.

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • January, 2014, acted as lead counsel to Mitel Networks Corporation and its subsidiaries in connection with its cross-border secured credit facilities in an aggregate amount of U.S.$405,000,000 the proceeds of which were used in part towards the acquisition of Aastra Telecommunications.
  • January, 2014, Canadian counsel to American Tire Ltd. in connection with financing its acquisition of Hercules Tire.
  • January, 2013, acted as lead Canadian counsel to eOne in connection with financing its acquisition of Alliance Atlantis.
  • January, 2013, lead Canadian Counsel to Axiall Corporation in connection with its $500,000,000 ABL Credit Facility.
  • Counsel to Bank of Montreal in connection with an Amended and Restated Credit Agreement for a Canadian Borrower which closed in December, 2012.
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  • Winnipeg Jets (acted for shareholder) in connection with financing for the new NHL franchise in 2011.
  • Avis Budget Car Rental Group on all Canadian financing transactions including their Canadian rental fleet securitization program and their 2012 $150,000,000 Note Issuance.
  • Canadian counsel to Bank of America in its cross-border financing of Votorantim Cement North America Inc. and St. Mary’s Cement.
  • Acted for certain Canadian mining companies in connection with their multi-jurisdictional credit facilities.
  • Acting for the following banks/financial institutions/lenders: Bank of AmericaBank of Montreal, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase BankGuggenheim Corporate Funding,Royal Bank of Canada, The Bank of Nova Scotia and Wells Fargo.
University of Western OntarioUniversity of Western OntarioBASc
Law Society of Upper CanadaCanadian Bar Association

Office Location

100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law