Francesca M. Guolo

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4238
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Partner. Extensive experience in financial services and capital markets, particularly in structured finance, derivatives, financial services regulation and governance. Structured finance experience spans North American and European markets and encompasses interest rate, FX, credit, equity and commodity derivatives, covered bonds, monetizations, securities lending, debt trading, streams, CDOs and synthetic and asset-backed securitizations. Has represented, and continues to represent, numerous categories of participants in the structured finance & derivatives field, including originators, issuers, sponsors or arrangers, administrators or managers, counterparties, regulators and investors. Led Goodmans’ team advising the Investors Committee in the successful restructuring of the $32-billion Third Party ABCP market in Canada. Advised CMHC in the administration and regulation of Canada’s registered covered bond programs’ legal framework. Provides advice regularly to private and public company clients in the financial services sector, Crown corporations and SROs on matters of regulatory policy and compliance, governance and investor relations. Represents US and offshore funds and institutional investors in public equity investments and hedging. Admitted to Ontario Bar in 1989.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (ON)
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