Allens

Banking & Finance Department

Asia-Pacific Region
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What the team is known for A leading full-service Australia financing team with top-tier domestic and international bank clients, as well as global corporates and funds. High-profile acquisition practice with defence and logistics acquisitions, and very well regarded for property financing and large syndicated corporate financing. Prominent in asset finance and leasing, operating across major asset classes, especially aircraft and automotive. Leverages its alliance with the global Linklaters network to further assist clients.

Strengths A client lauds Allens' ability to "understand the customer's requirements" and appreciates the firm's "innovative proposals."

Another praises the "efficient and creative problem solvers" on the "skilled and experienced" team.

Work highlights Acted for Challenger on the financing of the acquisition of Marand and Levett Engineering by CPE Capital.

Advised Metlife as senior financier on the AUD430 million 'The Complex' purchase.

Notable practitioners

Alan Maxton, Tom Highnam and Mark Kidston are key contacts for the firm.