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Martin  Racicot

Martin Racicot

Partner Fasken
Even before negotiations get under way for a financing, loan or credit agreement, the company’s operating constraints and needs should be identified to determine the type of lender to approach.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2000
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal
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Martin Racicot specializes in the area of financing. Martin represents primarily financial institution and investor syndicates in relation to every type of corporate financing.

Martin represents borrowers in relation to project and acquisition financing, both local and cross-border. 

Clients rely on Martin to negotiate, prepare and implement every aspect of the financing transaction, including credit agreements, intercreditor agreements, investment contracts and security, as well as documents related to debt refinancing and restructuring.

Martin is recognized for his expertise in financing and banking law, and regularly delivers seminars on various subjects such as security and cross-border loan transactions.

Martin Racicot serves as the Vice-Chair of the Syndications and Lender Relations Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Commercial Finance Section. The Syndications and Lender Relations Subcommittee facilitates discussion of legal developments and market practices in the syndicated loan market amongst lawyers who represent all the major stakeholders in syndicated loan transactions (including administrative agents, lenders, participants, and borrowers).

  • Recognized by the Best Lawyer in Canada in Banking and Finance Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 to 2019
  • Recognized as one of the leading Canadian practitioners in the area of Banking & Financial Institutions by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (since 2014), Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014 to 2018
  • Recognized by Lexpert in the 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions, 2017
2017 to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized by the Best Lawyer in Canada in Banking and Finance Law
2014 to 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized as one of the leading Canadian practitioners in the area of Banking & Financial Institutions by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (since 2014)
Recognized by Lexpert in the 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions
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Education

  • LLB University of Montréal
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Communications Concordia University
  • BBA, Operational and Production Management/Applied Economics École des Hautes Études Commerciales

Memberships & Affiliations

  • ­ Member, Québec Bar
  • ­ Member, Bar of Montréal
  • ­ Member, Canadian Bar Association
Competitive Advantage : Current Trends in Secured Loan Transations Presented at Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2017
Taking Security in Québec : latest trends and recent amendments Presented at Quebec Factoring Lunch organized by International Factoring Association Canada (IFA Canada). location location Montreal Fasken Martineau
Canada/US - Syndicated Loan Transactions Presented at Ontario Bar Association Global Law Day organized by the Canadian Bar Association location location Toronto Gardiner Roberts LLP

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