Robert Fleischaker

Partner

Winnipeg / Services provided by R W Fleischaker Law Corporation

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Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2007)
  • Alberta Bar (2003)
  • MBA (Calgary, 2009)
  • LLB (Manitoba, 2001)
  • BA, Economics (Manitoba, 1995)

Rob practises in the area of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on commercial real estate, banking and commercial lending, and agribusiness.

Banking and Commercial Lending

  • Acted for an agribusiness company in a credit facility of $205 million
  • Acted for a chartered bank in a credit facility in excess of $200 million
  • Acted for a borrower in domestic and cross-border credit facilities of USD $185 million
  • Acted for a chartered bank in a multi-jurisdictional credit facility of $61 million to a public insurance services and human resources consulting company
  • Acted for a chartered bank in a credit facility of $45 million in connection with an apartment building construction project

Corporate & Commercial

  • Acted for wealth management firm in the sale of securities worth $70 million
  • Acted for private equity issuers in limited partnership offerings of up to $100 million
  • Assisted in a multi-jurisdictional share offering worth USD $3 billion
  • Acted for vendors and purchasers in asset and share divestitures and acquisitions in excess of $40 million throughout Western Canada
  • Drafted joint venture agreements in connection with the sale of goods and services in South East Asia and North Africa

Commercial Real Estate

  • Acted for vendors and purchasers in commercial real estate transactions in excess of $110 million
  • Lead counsel for real estate investment trust
  • Drafted complex offers to purchase for various types of land acquisitions and divestitures in Western Canada
  • Acted for  developers of multi-family, industrial and commercial properties
  • Provided advice in connection with various legal structures to acquire, hold and sell real property

Rob’s practice includes banking and commercial lending, commercial real estate, agribusiness, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions as well as negotiating and drafting of specialized commercial contracts. Rob has also acted for many clients in the acquisition and divestiture of businesses throughout Western Canada. Rob was seconded to a leading international agriculture company to act as corporate counsel commencing in fall of 2011. Rob regularly acts for banks, regulatory bodies, agricultural-related organizations, co-operatives and real estate investment trusts.

  • President and Director, Risk Management Association, Manitoba Chapter
  • Former Learning Group Facilitator, Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education
  • Former Co-Chair of the Business Law Subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association
  • Former Loan Review Committee Member, Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Memberships

  • The Law Society of Manitoba
  • The Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association