Anderson Lloyd

Banking & Finance Department

New Zealand
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What the team is known for Well-regarded practice that continues to extend its reputation for assisting international and domestic clients in debt financing transactions. Recognised for its substantial PPP experience and notable track record on infrastructure financing. Four offices across New Zealand give the team a significant national presence. Its clients include overseas and domestic New Zealand lenders.

Strengths One client states: "They focused on the key commercial matters, dealing with the legal and technical issues behind the scenes, which kept the discussions on what was most important to us and our banking partner."

Another source describes a "very positive experience working with them," adding that the firm is "known in the market as being strong in the PPP space."

Work highlights Acted for Bank of China on its successful bid for the financing of CITIC Capital Partners' acquisition of Trilogy International, valued at NZD211 million.

Engaged by SecureFuture Wiri to advise it as borrower on the refinancing of the Wiri Men's Prison Project PPP, valued at NZD300 million.

Notable practitioners

Geoff Busch is regarded by market sources as an authority on project finance matters, roundly praised for his provision of "sound strategic advice in relation to how issues should be approached." A client relates: "We have always been impressed with the approach he takes, and he is well known across the New Zealand market and is well respected by the banks. He is also able to focus on what matters most to the client."