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Jon J Holmstrom Toronto Lawyer

Jon J. Holmstrom

Partner Fasken
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Jurisdiction Ontario, 1981
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Jon Holmstrom's practice is focused on corporate and commercial banking transactions, cross-border acquisition financing, project finance (mining, wind power and infrastructure), derivative products, corporate loan workouts and restructurings and securitizations. He was also the former Leader of the firm’s Banking & Finance group.

Jon provides strategic advice to both financial institutions and commercial borrowers across a multiplicity of industries.

Current mandates include the $750 million warehouse facility for MCAP and the $400 million revolver for Timbercreek and $310 million revolver for Shawcor.  Notable recent wind power project finance experience includes acting for the sponsors in the $825 million financing of the Niagara Region Wind Farm.

Jon is actively involved in structuring and documenting financial, equity and commodity derivative transactions for financial institutions, mutual funds and other end-users. Representative transactions include equity basket forward transactions for Mackenzie Financial Corporation in establishing its Managed Yield Program in 2001 and for Beta Pro in establishing its ETF Program in 2007.

Jon has written on topics including international lending transactions, the Personal Property Security Act, the Securities Transfer Act, letters of credit and derivative products. His banking and finance expertise is recognized by Lexpert, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and IFLR1000.

  • Recognized for Banking & Finance Law and Securities Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 to 2020
  • Recognized nationwide for Banking & Finance, Chambers Canada 2016 to 2020
  • Recognized nationwide as a Leading Individual in Banking and Finance Law, The Legal 500 Canada 2014 to 2020
Chambers Canada Recognized nationwide for Banking & Finance Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
The Legal 500 Canada Recognized nationwide as a Leading Individual in Banking and Finance Law
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  • LLM Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • LLB Queen's University
  • BSc University of Toronto

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
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