Jon J. Holmstrom


Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
P.O. Box 20
Toronto, ON M5H 2T6


Jon Holmstrom is Practice Group Leader of Fasken Martineau's Banking & Finance practice group. He practises banking and finance law with an emphasis on multi-jurisdictional lending, derivative products, project finance, secured bank financing transactions and structured finance.

Jon regularly advises financial institutions and corporations in structuring multi-jurisdictional lending transactions, secured loan transactions, leasing transactions, note purchase arrangements, receivable securitizations and structured financing transactions for entities carrying on business in virtually every major industry segment.

Jon is actively involved in structuring and documenting financial, equity and commodity derivative transactions for financial institutions, mutual funds and other end-users. Representative transactions include pre-ISDA cross currency interest rate swaps, interest make-up arrangements and equity basket forward transactions for Mackenzie Financial Corporation in establishing its Managed Yield Program in 2001 and for Beta Pro in establishing its ETF Program in 2007.

Jon has written articles and lectured for the Law Society of Upper Canada, The Canadian Institute and Insight on international lending transactions, the Personal Property Security Act, the Securities Transfer Act, letters of credit and derivative products.

Jon joined the firm as an associate in 1988 and became a partner in 1991.


  • BSc, University of Toronto, 1975
  • LLB, Queen's University, 1978
  • LLM, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1979

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