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Johnson Winter & Slattery

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-established borrower-side practice, advising on financing and refinancing matters. Clients include ASX-listed corporations and private equity firms, as well as private companies. Frequently handles corporate and acquisition finance matters. Does not appear on bank panels so as to give borrower clients maximum, conflict-free support. Also represents non-bank lenders on certain financing matters.

Strengths

One client's description of the "excellent" firm with "first-class responsiveness" is added to by another who lauds interdepartmental expertise, saying: "On large transactions the practice groups work seamlessly together."

Work highlights

Advised AP Eagers on financing for the Automotive Holdings Group takeover bid.

Advised Adelaide Brighton on refinancing a syndicated facility and conversion to a new structure.

Notable practitioners

David Beckett is recognised for his expertise in acquisition finance and is active on a range of mandates. He is complimented on his "crisp and pragmatic advice" by one client.

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Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance


David Beckett
Band 3