Daniel Sears is a partner in our Financial Services Group in Calgary. His practice focuses on corporate finance and, in particular, banking, corporate lending, project finance, acquisition finance, structured finance and leasing.
Recent transactions have included major acquisition financings, private placements and cross-border financings and have included financings of oil sands projects, coalbed methane development, conventional oil and gas reserves, pipelines and power generating assets. Mr. Sears has acted as lead counsel for Crescent Point, Enbridge, Petrobank and TransAlta and has acted as lead counsel for the lenders to Nexen, Calfrac, Baytex, Trinidad Drilling and others, in each case in connection with their respective senior syndicated credit facilities.
Publications & Presentations
•Co-Author, “Demand Obligations - Divergences in Provincial Limitation and Prescription Periods,” August, 2010.
Rankings & Recognitions
•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 and 2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Banking and Finance Law).
•Recognized in the 2015 edition of the Legal 500 Canada (Banking & Finance).
•Recognized in the 2015 and 2013 editions of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Asset Securitization and Asset-Based Lending).
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Committee Member, Minerva Foundation