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With unparalleled project finance experience, 史提芬 provides clients with strategic solutions to sophisticated lending and financing matters.

史提芬 is a partner in the 多伦多 office and National Practice Group Leader of 麦卡锡·特劳特’s Business Law Group. Recognized as one of Canada’s leading project financing lawyers, 史提芬’s practice is focused on helping clients with high profile, complex national and international lending and project financings.

史提芬 leverages over 25 years of experience to provide clients with practical guidance and solutions. Clients appreciate his commitment to understanding the drivers and risks behind every transaction. As the leader of the firm’s Business Law Group, 史提芬 is responsible for managing over 200 legal professionals across seven cities, giving him unique insights into the nature of successfully running a complex business that in turn, helps him to better serve clients in running their own businesses.

As a pioneer in Canadian project finance, 史提芬 has acted as lead counsel for lenders, borrowers and governments on the project financing of power and infrastructure projects at the intersection of Government policy and private capital, which also frequently involves Aboriginal communities. Some of his representative transactions include:

  • 担任贷款人的首席法律顾问,处理1.027亿加元的融资,为不列颠哥伦比亚省麦肯奇的Conifex Timber建设和运营36兆瓦生物能源发电设施;
  • 代表某银团的牵头法律顾问,向加拿大最大的公共建筑和基础设施开发公司提供3亿加元的信贷额度;
  • 在加拿大西部一个260兆瓦的燃气发电站的5.4亿加元项目融资中,为贷款人银团的首席法律顾问;
  • 在1.7亿美元的公共私人项目融资中,以及在西北地区麦肯齐河上的桥梁开发项目中,为开发商担任首席法律顾问;
  • 在加勒比地区最大的电信公司的融资顾问中,为牙买加电信资产提供项目融资;
  • 代表高级贷款人银团为热电联产项目提供4.5亿美元贷款;
  • 担任银团贷款人的首席律师,向加拿大最大的一家农业综合企业之一提供了16亿加元的贷款;
  • 在加拿大最大的风电场的3亿加元项目融资中为贷方银团的首席法律顾问;
  • lead counsel for a syndicate of lenders on several hospital expansion projects sponsored by 基础设施 Ontario; and
  • 代表加拿大政府就哈德逊湾铁路的销售和翻新进行谈判

史提芬 is a former member of firm’s Board of 伙伴s. He attended the University of 多伦多 where he obtained his LLB in 1992, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Queen’s University in 1989. 史提芬 was called to the Ontario Bar in 1994.