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Distressed Investments

Distressed investments

Our insolvency and restructuring group has developed the skills and practical approach to ensure that U.S. investors understand the Canadian marketplace, and to help them successfully navigate the Canadian insolvency regime. 

Fasken's distressed investing team has acted for domestic and foreign companies and firms in practically every kind of distressed investment including interim financing, bank take-out financing, exit financing, distressed mergers and acquisitions and tax loss utilization transactions, and has the experience and ability to assist US investors understand and participate in the Canadian market.

Distressed investments

Even the most rewarding distressed investment opportunities are often accompanied by risks, including many that are particular to the Canadian legal and financial markets.

For that reason our team strategically recruits attorneys from our business reorganization, finance, investment management, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, tax and other practice areas to advise clients on all aspects of distressed investing.

How can we help?

  • Mining
  • Retail
  • Technology and Intellectual Property, including Start-up Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
  • Oil and Gas and Energy
  • Alternative Energy
  • Residential and Commercial Property Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Health Care
  • Forestry and Pulp and Paper

Notable Wins & Key Clients