Alex Ricchetti 

Alex Ricchetti

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.945.8006
e: alex.ricchetti@mcmillan.ca

overview

Alex is an associate in the firm's Financial Services & Restructuring group. His practice includes commercial debt financing, syndicated lending, acquisition financing, asset-based lending, project financing and securitizations. Alex advises major banks, private equity firms and domestic and international corporations in domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional financings.

Alex joined McMillan as a summer student in 2015 and completed his articles with the firm in 2017. He received his Juris Doctor from Western University, Faculty of Law where he graduated Cum Laude. He also received the Law Society of Upper Canada Prize for academic excellence. 

Representative Matters

  • Counsel to Shawcor Ltd. in connection with its US$500 million credit facilities provided by a syndicate of lenders, which facilities are guaranteed by subsidiaries in over 15 countries
  • Restructuring of Essar Steel Algoma Inc. under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the sale of substantially all of its assets to Algoma Steel Inc. - Lead counsel to the ABL Lenders with respect to the US$250 million revolving ABL facility and Canadian counsel to the Term Agent with respect to the US$285 million term loan facility, in each case, provided to Algoma Steel Inc.
  • Finch West LRT (Light Rail Transit) Project – Counsel to bond underwriters and bank lenders on the $2.5 billion project to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new 11 kilometer dedicated light rail transit extension in Toronto, Ontario
  • Counsel to the lender in connection with $128.4 million project financing transaction to design, build and finance the Regional Express Rail – Cooksville GO Station

Publications

Banking Regulation 2019
New record-keeping requirements for Ontario corporations

News

McMillan Highlighted in both Lexpert's Top 10 Deals and Top 10 Business Decisions

Education

  • Western University, J.D., cum laude - 2016
  • University of Guelph, BSc (Hons) - 2012

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2017

Practices

financial services
lending syndicates/secured creditors
project finance
real estate financing
secured lending and syndicated finance

Industries

banking, finance and insurance
banking
alternative financing and procurement
infrastructure
public-private partnerships

Awards & Rankings

  • Law Society of Upper Canada Prize, Western University, Faculty to Law

Alex is an associate in the firm's Financial Services & Restructuring group. His practice includes commercial debt financing, syndicated lending, acquisition financing, asset-based lending, project financing and securitizations. Alex advises major banks, private equity firms and domestic and international corporations in domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional financings.

Alex joined McMillan as a summer student in 2015 and completed his articles with the firm in 2017. He received his Juris Doctor from Western University, Faculty of Law where he graduated Cum Laude. He also received the Law Society of Upper Canada Prize for academic excellence. 

  • Counsel to Shawcor Ltd. in connection with its US$500 million credit facilities provided by a syndicate of lenders, which facilities are guaranteed by subsidiaries in over 15 countries
  • Restructuring of Essar Steel Algoma Inc. under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the sale of substantially all of its assets to Algoma Steel Inc. - Lead counsel to the ABL Lenders with respect to the US$250 million revolving ABL facility and Canadian counsel to the Term Agent with respect to the US$285 million term loan facility, in each case, provided to Algoma Steel Inc.
  • Finch West LRT (Light Rail Transit) Project – Counsel to bond underwriters and bank lenders on the $2.5 billion project to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new 11 kilometer dedicated light rail transit extension in Toronto, Ontario
  • Counsel to the lender in connection with $128.4 million project financing transaction to design, build and finance the Regional Express Rail – Cooksville GO Station
March 2019
Banking Regulation 2019

Global Insights 

November 2016
New record-keeping requirements for Ontario corporations

Business Law Bulletin