Jacob's practice focuses primarily on banking, corporate and commercial lending, acquisition finance, lease financing, commercial real estate lending, financial restructuring and corporate workouts. He has a broad range of experience managing transactions, advising financial institutions and other lenders and borrowers, and working on domestic and cross-border secured and unsecured financings. His clients include Canadian, U.S. and international financial institutions, specialty lenders, and a range of corporate borrowers in various industries, as well as sponsors and other specialized funds.
Jacob's industry expertise includes agricultural lending and agribusiness, the mining and natural resources sectors (with an emphasis on secured lending and streaming arrangements), life sciences, biotechnology and healthcare, equipment financing, insolvency and restructuring matters, construction and construction services, real estate, forestry, and marine/admiralty matters. His transactional experience includes bilateral, syndicated and club loan arrangements, mezzanine, second-lien, high-yield and subordinated financings, restructuring arrangements, debtor-in-possession lending, lease financings, convertible debt financings and complex intercreditor situations.
Jacob provides legal services through Jacob Switzer Law Corporation.