Ian Mak is a partner in our Financial Services Group in Toronto. He has a corporate practice specializing in all aspects of banking and secured lending, including leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions, syndicated financings, subordinate and mezzanine lending, bond financings, asset-based lending, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional financings and general credit matters.
Ian has significant experience advising Canadian banks and other major international institutional lenders and alternative capital providers in the negotiation and structuring of corporate and commercial credit facilities. In addition, he regularly acts for alternative asset managers, REITs, private equity funds and other financial sponsors in the negotiation and structuring of debt arrangements in connection with leveraged buyouts and other acquisition targets across diversified sectors including manufacturing, retail, real estate, renewable energy and infrastructure. He also has significant experience advising financial sponsors and other public and private companies in connection with their ongoing compliance with their credit arrangements and financing structures.
Ian is a frequent speaker and panelist at financial services seminars for various financial institution clients.
Ian received his BBA (Business Administration - Management & Organizational Studies) from Simon Fraser University in 2004 and his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2007.
He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association. He is a member of the Firm’s Student Committee responsible for the recruitment and development of law students.
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