Vincent Frenette is the Regional Managing Partner of BLG's Montréal office and practices within the firm’s Financial Services Group. Vincent’s main areas of practice are corporate finance and related aspects of corporate law.
He works mainly on behalf of lenders (including major Canadian banks and some foreign banks), insurance companies, other institutional lenders, as well as alternate and private lenders. He also works on behalf of borrowers for the financing of private and public corporations, mainly via syndicated transactions. He is often involved in construction and project loans and other types of real estate financing, in addition to alternative financing through asset-based lending, leasing, factoring and convertible debt.
Vincent also regularly acts as strategic adviser for commercial and legal issues faced by BLG clients, as well as on financing arrangements related to acquisitions, restructuring and other similar operations, for clients operating in various industries such as real estate, energy, media, transportation, telecommunications, entertainment, manufacturing, professional services and insurance.
Furthermore, he routinely advises lenders on legal aspects of loan programs and related processes. Vincent's practice extends to contractual arrangements related to swaps and other derivative instruments.
Vincent provides legal services through a Law Corporation.