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Norton Rose Fulbright

SUITE 3700, 400 3RD AVENUE SW, CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P 4H2, CANADA
Tel:
Work +1 403 267 8222
Fax:
Fax +1 403 264 5973
Email:
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www.nortonrosefulbright.com

Rick Borden

Tel:
Work 1 403.267.8362
Email:
Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Asset based lending
Banking and finance
Projects

Position

Senior Partner

Career

http://www.nortonrosefulbright.com/people/58222


Canada

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Rick Borden - Norton Rose Fulbright

Within: Banking and finance

Norton Rose Fulbright has a diverse national banking practice, which routinely advises lenders and borrowers on project finance, syndicated loans, structured finance and acquisition finance — among other matters. Lawyers are prized for their ‘valuable industry knowledge and response times’ as well as their ‘practical approach, with standout names including Calgary’s Rick Borden, who is highly sought after for major financings. Borden recently acted hand-in-hand with the firm’s Montreal, Ottawa and Luxembourg offices to advise the lenders on a credit agreement to support a multibillion-dollar acquisition. In Toronto, David M.A. Amato advised an international bank on the amendment and restatement of a multimillion-dollar asset-based lending facility. In Vancouver, David Bain is ‘proactive and user-friendly’. David Lemieux is a key contact in Montreal. The team also includes asset-based lending expert Arnold Cohen, debt capital markets partner Peter J. Wiazowski and Robert G. Borduas — all of whom are based in Montreal.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

'A premier firm for energy transactions’, Norton Rose Fulbright’s Canadian arm also has robust experience in the retail, life sciences, agriculture and infrastructure sectors. Among the names to note, Toronto managing partner Terence S. Dobbin is highly regarded and recently acted alongside 'knowledgeable and experienced’ national firm chair Walied Soliman to advise on a multi-jurisdictional acquisition on behalf of a client. In Calgary, seasoned transactional energy specialist Rick Borden advised a midstream client on acquisitions of interests in a couple of assets. Among its highlights in Montreal, Marc Duquette acted for a bank in an acquisition. Other senior figures in Montreal include Paul Raymond, Stephen J. Kelly and the 'extremely goodEric Stevens. Daniel E. Steiner is a key contact in Vancouver.

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Canada: Energy and natural resources

Energy and natural resources: oil and gas

Within: Energy and natural resources: oil and gas

Norton Rose Fulbright is lauded for providing ‘insightful advice from both a legal and strategic perspective’. Regulatory expert Don Davies QC is a ‘leading light’ and is representing a major energy transmission client in regulatory proceedings. Wayne W. Fedun is a ‘great dealmaker’ and, together with Marcus W. Archer, advised another major petroleum company on a large acquisition. Corporate finance partner Rick Borden had a stellar year on the energy side, which included advising a midstream client on the acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in a pipeline and a 100% interest in a storage terminal. Clients also single out Justin E. Ferrara (‘a senior securities specialist’); Ryan Keays (‘provides to-the-point advice’); Robert Froehlich (‘profound industry knowledge’); and Rujuta Patel (‘very tactical’).

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