Ed provides financial services expertise to a variety of clients. He counsels financial institutions, private lenders, and borrowers on corporate and commercial financing matters, with a focus on leveraged buyout acquisitions, asset-based lending, and capital call facilities and in the aircraft, mining, commercial real estate and diversified commercial industries. He regularly acts in various financing transactions, whether secured or unsecured, senior or subordinate, bilateral or syndicated.
Ed also acts for creditors and debtors on DIP or other financings in various insolvency and restructuring proceedings including those under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. Additionally, he has significant experience in China-related financing and insolvency matters that are based in Canada.
In his spare time, Ed is a Royal Commentator on British/Canadian/Commonwealth and world Royal Families and Monarchies. He has provided commentaries to, and has been featured on, BBC World News, SkyNews, CBC News, Agence France-Presse, CTV News, Global Television, and La Presse.
Ed is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. He was born in Beijing, China, where he lived for a number of years.