J. Robert Doyle

J. Robert Doyle

Lawyer

Rob is a corporate/commercial and real estate lawyer, with particular expertise in secured lending, equipment lending and project finance. Prior to joining KRB, Rob was a partner in a top-tier Canadian law firm where he started his career in 1978.

Rob’s practice includes corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate advice. He has broad experience in Canadian and international loan syndications and equipment financing and has represented Canadian and foreign banks and other financial institutions, while at the same time acting for mid‑market Canadian companies.

Representative Work

Acted for an international financial services corporation in connection with a 42,000,000 € equipment loan to a subsidiary of a Canadian mining company in Mali.

Acted for a major Canadian chartered bank in connection with a significant operating credit to a Québec manufacturer of robotic arms.

Acted for a major Canadian bank in connection with the refinancing of a Montreal based chain of boutique hotels.

Acted for an international financial services corporation in connection with a project equipment financing of over $125,000,000 for an iron mine in Nunavut.

Acted for a multinational manufacturer of paper products in connection with the acquisition of a $60,000,000 tissue machine from a Scandinavian manufacturer.

Acted for a major Canadian railway supply company in connection with the acquisition of a locomotive and railway car repair business and the expansion thereof in Québec.

Acted for a major Canadian bank in connection with significant standby credit facilities to a Montreal based apparel manufacturer.

Acted for an American lessor in connection with an equipment finance facility to a greenfield gold mine operation in the Yukon.

Regularly acts for major Canadian and US banks on single lender and syndicated facilities.

Memberships

Québec Bar

Areas of Expertise

Corporate and Commercial

Financial Services

Mergers and Acquisitions

Real Estate

Secured Lending

Education

McGill University, BA 1972, BCL 1976, LLB 1978