Scotiabank is a leader in financing the Entertainment and Gaming industries around the world with innovative project and structured financing. We specialize in aggressive leveraged transaction structures. Due to our underwriting expertise and success for aggressive credits, we have an excellent relationship with bank and institutional buyers of our agented and underwritten deals.

In Gaming we specialize in project financing and in mergers and acquisitions.

In Entertainment, we focus on production financing for majors, theme park project financing and independent slate production financing. We have utilized groundbreaking structures featuring market risk insurance, securitization and split rights. We have also financed two start-ups. Our Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto cash management specialists have developed an excellent reputation in good service for production accounts with Canadian-based production.


For further information on U.S. Entertainment & Gaming, please contact:

Mel Mandelbaum
Managing Director and Industry Head
REGAL (Real Estate / Gaming / Leisure)
T 212.225.5157