Gus’ practice focuses on lending, structured finance and securitization, project and infrastructure finance, private equity and debt capital markets.
His services include:
- extensive experience advising Canadian and foreign based financial institutions, private equity funds and other lenders (as well as borrowers) on sophisticated debt financing transactions including cash flow lending, syndicated lending, acquisition financing, asset-based lending and leveraged finance, and with particular expertise in cross-border and multi-jurisdictional financings
- representing participants in structured finance and securitization transactions, including securitizations of commercial mortgage loans, residential mortgage loans, credit-card receivables and other asset classes
- advising project developers, governments, sponsors, lenders and underwriters on the financing of public-private infrastructure projects and major power projects in Canada
- extensive expertise in advising financial institutions, investment banks, corporations, trustees and collateral agents across the spectrum of debt capital markets transactions with particular expertise on domestic and cross-border high yield debt offerings and other secured bond issuances (whether on a first lien, second lien, pari- passu or subordinated basis)
Gus is also fluent in Greek.
Gus is the Toronto regional leader of the Structured Finance and Securitization Group, a member of the Partnership Board, the firm’s governing body, and a former member of BLG’s Toronto Regional Management Committee. Gus also served as chair of the firm's design committee in connection with the recent relocation of the Toronto office to the Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower.