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Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Bishal Kafle has joined the portfolio administration team as a Credit Analyst. Bishal will administer a portfolio of energy and social infrastructure projects, including credit analysis and covenant testing, project construction funding, and loan security monitoring.
Bishal recently moved to Toronto from Denver, where he worked as a Loan Officer at CEDS Finance. In that role, Bishal underwrote loans and provided business mentorship to small business owners. Bishal obtained his MBA in Social and Sustainable Enterprise at Colorado State University. Prior to, he began his professional career in Nepal doing investment advisory and business consulting.
Bishal holds a certification in Impact Investing and Social Enterprise Management.
In joining Stonebridge Bishal will complement an existing team of financial professionals and will be a valuable resource in our continued effort to provide high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services
Stonebridge is very pleased to announce the promotion of Alexandra Andronic to Manager of Portfolio Administration. In her new role and working in a collaborative team environment, Alexandra will be responsible for managing the Stonebridge debt portfolio financial reporting process, reviewing project construction funding and supervising the portfolio administration team.
Alexandra is part of a team of financial professionals providing high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services to institutional investors.
Stonebridge is very pleased to announce the promotion of Fan Zhang to Director for Stonebridge Lease Financing Corporation. In his new role, Fan will be responsible for managing the SLFC Leasing Portfolio including credit reviews and lease credit adjudication, client relationship management, and new business development.
Fan will complement a Lease Financing team with a recognized reputation of providing high quality and trusted lease financing and lease administrative services.
Stonebridge is very pleased to announce the promotion of Angela Valdes to Associate Director, Private Debt Funds. In her new role, Angela will assume an increased level of responsibility including securing new and increased investment mandates, managing investor relationships and deploying AUM into qualified investments. Angela continues to be a valued member of the Stonebridge Private Debt Fund team, as we continue to grow our capital base and invest in high quality private debt transactions, in energy and social infrastructure.
Stonebridge is very pleased to announce that Ivan Konczynski has been promoted to Senior Credit Analyst. In taking on the role, Ivan will assume an increased level of responsibility and provide additional support to the Manager, Portfolio Administration. Ivan is part of a team of financial professionals providing high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services to institutional investors.
Stonebridge is proud to announce that Denis Bourassa, Co-Executive Chairman & CO-CEO has been re-appointed as a director to the Board of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (“CCPPP”). CCPPP is a national not-for-profit non-partisan, member-based organization with broad representation from across the public and private sectors. Its mission is to promote innovative approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships with all levels of government. The Council is a proponent of evidence-based public policy in support of P3s, facilitates the adoption of international best practices, and educates stakeholders and the community on the economic and social benefits of public-private partnerships. The Council organizes an annual conference that is recognized internationally as the premier forum bringing together senior government and business leaders in the P3 community at which the most successful Canadian public-private partnerships are celebrated through CCPPP’s National Awards for Innovation and Excellence. The Council is governed by a Board of Directors and operated by several staff.
Stonebridge Financial Corporation (“Stonebridge”) is pleased to announce the closing of a $68.2 million fixed-rate debt financing (the “Financing”) in respect of a portfolio of eight long-term care homes located across southern Ontario (a total of 1,384 beds) that are indirectly owned and operated by Chartwell Retirement Residences (“Chartwell”). The Financing was provided as a top-up to an existing set of long-term fixed-rate construction and term loans arranged and administered by Stonebridge.
Chartwell is an unincorporated, open-ended trust which indirectly owns and operates a complete range of seniors housing communities, from independent supportive living through assisted living to long term care. It is the largest operator in the Canadian seniors living sector with over 200 quality retirement / long-term care communities across four provinces. As of the date of writing, Chartwell employs approximately 15,000 individuals and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE: CSH.UN) with a market capitalization of over CAD 3 billion.
We are Celebrating! Stonebridge Financial Corporation is marking our 20 year anniversary with a year-long celebration to commemorate our past 20 years and to highlight our vision for the future. To kick off the celebration we are proud to introduce a new 20 years commemorative logo. Stay tuned for more announcements and share in the celebration with us!