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Timothy S. Dewart

Timothy S. Dewart

TEL: (204) 957 8312

FAX: (204) 954 0312

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Nicole Dubois

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 212

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Areas of Focus

Tim is a member of the firm’s Management Committee and a partner in Fillmore Riley LLP’s Corporate, Commercial and Business Law Departments. He represents a large number of institutional lenders including banks, life insurance companies, credit unions, mortgage bankers, and financial service providers as well as small and medium-sized privately owned and operated businesses. Tim also represents a number of local and national real estate developers and property managers with land acquisitions, consolidations, subdivisions, leasing, financing, and portfolio sale transactions.

Tim has consistently been recognized over the last number of years by his peers in the publication, The Best Lawyers in Canada, in the fields of banking, corporate, and real estate law.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Management Committee, Fillmore Riley LLP
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association

Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Winnipeg Humane Society
  • Counsel to Elmhurst Golf & Country Club

Representative Clients / Cases / Transactions

  • Custom House in its sale to Western Union for $370 million (US)
  • The Toronto Dominion Bank as lead arranger for a Canadian and US Banking syndicate to provide $400 million in credit facilities to The Boyd Group
  • bcIMC Realty Corporation to purchase the Sun-X Properties industrial building portfolio for in excess of $200 million and subsequent redevelopment of the portfolio
  • QuadReal on its development and sale of assets under management in the Manitoba region.
  • Slate Asset Management and related Slate entities on their acquisition, development and divestiture of their office, retail and industrial portfolio in western Canada
  • Hopewell Developments in its land acquisition, shopping centre development leasing, and sale of assets in Manitoba
  • Custom House to raise $28.5 million through preferred share offering to Boston-based venture capital firm Great Hill Partners
  • Unicity Integrated Logistics and Unicity Custom Services in their sale to PBB Global Income Fund for $45 million
  • Towers Realty Group and its partners in their co-ownership of Grant Park Shopping Centre with Primaris REIT and subsequent sale to Primaris REIT of their interests for $33 million
  • Roynat Capital to provide term loans, mezzanine, sub-debt, and equity financings to operating companies in all business sectors
  • Numerous mortgage bankers, life insurance companies, chartered banks, and credit unions to provide commercial financing and mortgage loans with an average loan size of $2 million to $100 million. These clients include Montrose Mortgage, First National Financial, CMLS, Manulife Financial, Great-West Life, London Life, TD Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia, Cambrian Credit Union, Assiniboine Credit Union, Steinbach Credit Union, Timbercreek and Addenda Capital