After practicing banking and finance for almost 25 years in three large firms, Keyvan Nassiry launched Nassiry Law, a lending law and debt finance boutique firm based in Montreal.
Keyvan’s practice focuses primarily on sophisticated domestic and cross-border financings as well as on turnarounds, private equity, second liens, mezzanine, bridge and hospitality M&A and finance. He holds significant experience in asset-based lending, syndicated loans, real estate loans, securitisation, mine and consumer financings, equipment financing and leasing, factoring, intercreditor relations, consumer finance and other aspects of banking and financing law. Keyvan regularly acts for Canadian, American and offshore banks, PE funds and commercial lenders, as well as borrowers, regarding complex secured and unsecured credit facilities.
Keyvan is a frequent panellist and moderator for CLE programs and private clients. He has ranked consistently among the top practitioners in his field by The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers and Partners, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Energy and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He is past president of the Montreal chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section.
Keyvan was admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1991.