加拿大政府建立大型雇主紧急融资设施,并扩大了商业信贷计划

Businesses in all sectors across Canada are under severe 和 unprecedented pressure. Due to 新冠肺炎, consumer demand is at an all time low. Large companies are struggling to obtain access to capital to stay afloat during this difficult time. On May 11, 2020, the 加拿大政府 announced much-anticipated programs to facilitate financing for large Canadian companies. 的 里夫 program is not geared towards any specific sector however, certain industry groups, notably including those representing the oil 和 gas 和 aviation sectors, have expressed optimism 关于 the 公告 but are awaiting further details of the conditions to which the financing will be subject. This 博客 post is up to date as of 2020年5月13日.

大型雇主紧急融资设施(LEEFF)

公告 包括建立大型雇主紧急融资设施(LEEFF)。 里夫计划将为加拿大最大的雇主提供过渡性融资,以保持其业务正常运转,而这些大雇主在大流行期间的需求无法通过常规融资来满足。 

里夫将通过以下方式为大公司提供支持: 加拿大发展投资公司(CDEV),与 Innovation, Science 和 Economic Development Canada (ISED) 和 the 财务系。要获得LEEFF支持的资格,符合条件的企业必须:

  • 成为大型的营利性企业(金融行业除外)以及某些非营利性企业,例如机场;
  • 年收入约为3亿美元或更高;
  • 寻求融资约6000万美元或更多;
  • have significant operations or workforce in Canada; 和
  • 不参与积极的破产程序。

里夫计划预计将包括 严格限制股息,股票回购和高管薪酬。政府在考虑公司根据LEEFF计划获得援助的资格时,可以 评估其在加拿大的就业,税收和经济活动,以及其国际组织结构和融资安排。 里夫计划将不适用于那些被裁定逃税的公司。

作为条件 LEEFF,接收公司将被要求承诺发布与气候变化相关的年度气候披露报告。 金融稳定委员会气候相关金融披露专责小组, including how their future operations will support environmental sustainability 和 national climate goals.

商业信贷可用性计划(BCAP)

除了LEEFF,加拿大政府还致力于扩大 商业信贷可用性计划(BCAP) to mid-sized companies with larger financing needs. Support for mid-market businesses will include loans ranging between $12.5 和 $60 million per company, 和 guarantees of up to $80 million. 的 加拿大商业发展银行 (BDC)预计,符合条件的公司的年收入将超过大约1亿美元。通过BCAP, 加拿大出口发展局(EDC) 和 BDC will work with private sector lenders to support access to capital for Canadian businesses in all sectors 和 地区s. Additional details regarding the expanded BCAP are still being finalized 和 will be made available shortly.

的 impact of these programs will be driven by the details which have not yet to be released 和 developed. We are monitoring developments 和 will provide updates as additional details are released by the 加拿大政府.

This update is part of our continuing efforts to keep our clients informed 关于 新冠肺炎. Check our 新冠肺炎集线器 for further updates on this 和 other related topics. To discuss how you or your organization might benefit from theses initiatives, or if you have questions 关于 the impact of 新冠肺炎 on your business, please contact your 麦卡锡·特劳特 trusted advisor or one of the 作家.

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