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Jinny Chaimungkalanont

Jinny Chaimungkalanont

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Jinny is a stamp duty specialist with extensive experience on commercial transactions.

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Experience

Jinny advises on the Australian duty implications of commercial transactions. She works with clients on property acquisition, development and funds management transactions, takeovers, IPOs, PPPs, financing and securitisation, and corporate restructures. Her work involves structuring and implementing transactions, as well as helping clients with compliance and audit issues. Jinny’s clients include those in finance, funds management, healthcare, property, infrastructure, and mining industries.

Jinny helps clients manage risks and engage with revenue authorities. She has advised on numerous transactions which have won awards, including Australasian Law Awards Debt Market Deal of the Year, ALB Insolvency and Restructuring Deal of the Year, ALB Project Finance Deal of the Year, CFO Magazine M&A Deal of the Year and Syndicated Bank Loan of the Year, Insto Hybrid Deal of the Year and FinanceAsia Most Innovative Deal.

Jinny’s experience includes advising:

  • Lendlease in connection with Barangaroo
  • on the acquisition and financing of GE’s Australian and New Zealand commercial finance business (by Sankaty Advisors and Deutsche Bank), and consumer lending business (by KKR, Varde Partners and Deutsche Bank)
  • Gateway Lifestyle on its restructure, bringing together 36 residential caravan parks owned by 12 different investor groups into a single stapled entity for an initial public offering on the ASX
  • BHP Billiton on the demerger of certain assets to create a simplified BHP Billiton and new independent global metals and mining company, South32
  • Novion on its merger with Federation Centres to create Vicinity, the third largest real estate investment trust in Australia with over A$22 billion in assets under management.

Background

Jinny graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Laws, and a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours and University Medal). She has practised with Herbert Smith Freehills since 2001. Jinny is a regular presenter at conferences, as well as client training and in-house seminars. She has been a member of the Tax Institute of Australia’s NSW Office of State Revenue Liaison Committee, which provides feedback to the NSW government on draft legislation, revenue rulings and policy matters.

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