Barry has been a partner with Garfinkle Biderman since 1997.  He practices in the area of secured lending, corporate commercial, real estate and securities law.  In secured lending, Barry acts on behalf of a number of banks and trust companies and other institutional and private lenders.  His corporate commercial practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, leasing and commercial agreements.  In real estate, Barry acts on the purchase and sale of commercial properties and the finance of real estate.  Barry’s securities practice includes acting for issuers on initial public offerings, reverse take overs and financing transactions.

Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of all areas of secured lending, corporate commercial, real estate and securities law
Education

1988 Call to the Bar in Ontario
1986 L.LL., University of Ottawa (Quebec Civil Law)
1985 LL.B. (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa
1982 B.A.,  McGill University (Political Science)

Associations/Memberships
  • Canadian Bar Association; and
  • Ontario Bar Association.
Also Noteworthy
  • Founder of a number of public companies including Richards Oil & Gas and Mooncor Energy Ltd.
Relevant Transactions
  • Return on Innovation Capital Ltd. a public mortgage fund on a $53,000,000 secured loan to a major Ontario developer;
  • Toronto Securities Dealer on the sale of its business;
  • Laurentian Bank on an $18,000,000 construction financing for a Toronto condominium;
  • The Equitable Trust Company on a $12,000,000 financing for the acquisition of a shopping centre and on a $30,000,000 refinancing of a major regional shopping centre in Ontario;
  • Acquisition of a major Toronto manufacturing company and its operating subsidiaries; and
  • Major Canada retail chain and wholesaler of women footwear in the negotiation of its distribution arrangements and in a management buy out.

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(416) 869-7610
bpolisuk@garfinkle.com

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