Bob has over 40 years of experience structuring and negotiating loan facilities in traditional commercial lending and also in non-traditional commercial lending. His experience spans many industries, including, manufacturing, service, financial, consumer, transportation, commodities, import/export, distribution, technology, retail, construction, hospitality, and not-for-profits.

The Corporate Finance group maintains a database of traditional and non-traditional lenders and has specific expertise with businesses that are experiencing either rapid growth or that are in transition. Types of financing Bob can arrange include:

  • asset-based lending (ABL)
  • bridge, bulge, and short-term loans
  • equipment leasing and financing
  • subordinated debt
  • term loans and commercial mortgages (owner occupied)
  • venture and royalty loans, and government funding for early-stage companies
  • working capital, factoring, and purchase order financing

Select client experience

  • 20 years in the Canadian chartered banking system with positions in commercial special credit, and as Associate Vice President, managing a commercial branch of an international bank
  • 20 years in non-traditional commercial lending with positions as Senior Vice President responsible for the Canadian operation of an international financing company, and President and CEO of a TSX listed asset-based lending and factoring company

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