Kun Li

Associate

Toronto
KLi@blg.com
Kun's practice focuses on lending, refinancing, structured finance, and securitization. 

He acts for lenders and borrowers in secured transactions and has a working knowledge of syndicated financing transactions, acquisition financing transactions, senior notes offerings and high-yield bonds offerings. Kun advises clients on the Personal Property Security Act and Bank Act, secured transactions, debt securities offerings and general corporate law.

Kun summered and articled at BLG before returning as an associate. Before law school Kun was a Certified Public Accountant, providing financial advice to private equity funds and large corporations during mergers and acquisitions, and financial investments at a leading accounting firm.

Kun is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin).

Experience

  • Acted for The Humberview Group, one of Canada's largest automobile dealer groups, on the refinancing of its credit facilities and the acquisition of Mercedes-Benz Brampton.
  • Acted as a Canadian counsel for a U.S. investment firm in connection with multiple acquisitions and related financings (including by way of securitization with the issuance of secured portfolio railcar equipment notes), of various portfolios of railcars.
  • Acted for AutoCanada Inc. (TSX:ACQ) on a refinancing which included a private offering of $100 million senior unsecured notes, and (the establishment of credit facilities in the amount of $1.3B by a syndicate of financial institutions.
  • Advising Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Canada Housing Trust No. 1 in connection with the Canada Mortgage Bond securitization program, the leading Canadian residential mortgaged-backed securitization program, and the fully underwritten offerings (to date) of well in excess of $400B in Canada Mortgage Bonds.
  • Acted for Titan Medical Inc., a leading developer of robotic surgical technology, in connection with two of its public offerings in Canada and the United States, listings on TSX and NASDAQ.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Non-practicing Member, Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Fundraiser, Law in Action Within Schools
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Students Canada

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2021
  • JD, University of Toronto, 2020
  • BEc, University of International Relations, 2013