Business Law

Financial Services & Secured Lending Transactions

Experienced Toronto Business Lawyers for Secured Lending and Financial Services

Whether launching a new venture or growing an existing business, access to financing is crucial. Making these arrangements often means entering into complex arrangements with banks, investors, government agencies, partners, and others. Obtaining financing is often the most challenging aspect of starting or growing a business. The key to minimizing risk and maximizing control is to consult with an experienced business lawyer to develop a strong business plan and well-drafted agreements with the various stakeholders.

GLG LLP in Toronto provides sound and effective legal advice to business owners and entrepreneurs, guiding them through the various financial transactions that may arise over the lifespan of their venture.

Venture Capital & Commercial Loans

The business lawyers at GLG LLP understand the pros and cons of various forms of financing available to new and growing businesses. They can identify and help mitigate legal and financial risks, and help clients plan for the growth of their business. They have considerable experience helping ventures of various sizes and stages of development with their banking and financial transactions including:

  • Drafting and reviewing financing agreements
  • Securing venture capital
  • Letters of credit
  • Secured and unsecured loans
  • Promissory notes
  • Shareholder loans

Benefits of Legal Advice Prior to Entering into Financial Transactions

Financial transactions in business are quite varied. Depending on the company, matters can range from relatively simple to highly complex. GLG LLP will help companies large and small navigate all types of financial transactions, including:

  • Venture capital financing
  • Initial public offerings
  • Tax planning and structuring
  • Debt restructuring and reorganization

It is always recommended that a business obtain legal advice prior to entering into any financial transactions, as they can be quite complex and pose risk for the business and/or the business owners. Consulting with a lawyer can help:

  • Identify and minimize potential risks;
  • Maintain strategic and creative control over the business when entering into agreements with investors;
  • Effectively plan for the future.

Secured Lending & Financing

Whether clients are looking to start a business or expand an existing venture, they will often need to obtain significant financing to help carry out their goals. Secured lending is a common method for obtaining financing for ventures with assets to pledge as collateral. While common, this process can be quite complex and involve multiple stakeholders. Consulting with a knowledgeable and experienced business lawyer can help simplify this complex process.

GLG LLP regularly advises business clients seeking secured loans and other types of financing, including mortgages and lines of credit. They provide knowledgeable and sound legal advice to entrepreneurs and business owners while guiding them through their financing options.

GLG LLP’s primary goal is to help clients manage risk, protect their interests, and maintain creative and strategic control over their business as it expands. The firm provides meticulous due diligence when it comes to vetting secured loan transactions, always with an eye to protecting clients’ interests.

Contact GLG LLP for Skilled Representation with Financial Transactions and Secured Lending Arrangements

Finance and lending are necessary aspects of any business, but the process can be tricky to navigate, particularly for newer businesses. GLG LLP provides experience gained at Toronto’s largest and most renowned law firms in an accessible atmosphere that treats all clients equally. The firm’s lawyers will help with a range of financing and lending matters for both new and established businesses. To speak with a lawyer, please contact the firm online or call 416-272-7557.