Amy advises on a full range of financial transactions including loan facilities, debt capital markets transactions and securitisation transactions.
Amy is a senior finance lawyer with more than 15 years’ experience advising borrowers, lenders, issuers and arrangers in a broad range of complex financial transactions. Amy focuses on debt capital market transactions in the domestic, European and United States markets, securitisation and other structured transactions as well as corporate loan facilities on a secured and unsecured basis. Amy also has significant expertise in property, acquisition and private equity financings.
In addition to her technical experience, clients appreciate Amy’s commercially focused and practical approach as well as her ability to manage complex transactions with multiple stakeholders. Amy completed a secondment at Jemena Limited in 2010 where she gained valuable in-house experience assisting Jemena on the establishment of their EMTN Programme and refinancing of debt facilities. Amy has also completed a secondment at National Australia Bank in late 2010 and early 2011 where she assisted with the implementation of the Personal Property Securities Act, including analysis of the impacts of PPSA, revisions to documentation and the development of system processes.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne. Amy is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Experience & expertise
- Melbourne Airport in relation to its US$4 billion EMTN programme and multiple note issues as well as issues under its multi-currency domestic MTN programme, a US private placement and its syndicated and bilateral bank facilities
- ISPT Pty Ltd on the restructure of A$2.8 billion in bank facilities to sustainability linked loan facilities for ISPT’s flagship fund, the ISPT Core Fund, and the establishment of a master US private placement programme as well as financings for ISPT’s other funds
- A major international bank in relation to its due diligence and financing of a warehouse facilities to fund the origination by a newly established originator of retail auto loans and wholesale dealer floorplan financing
- Allegro Funds in relation to financing their acquisition of Toll Global Express, the express parcel, freight delivery and domestic forwarding arm of Toll Group – one of Australia’s largest transportation and logistics companies
- The dealers in connection with Genworth Financial Mortgage Insurance Pty Limited’s issue of subordinated capital notes. These notes were offered in exchange to existing noteholders of Genworth’s subordinated notes and qualify as ‘Tier 2 capital’ for regulatory purposes