Lawyer profile for Asia-Pacific 2022
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Banking & Finance - New Zealand
Up and Coming
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David has experience advising financial institutions, private equity sponsors, corporates, non-bank lenders and sovereigns on a range of financing and restructuring transactions. David is a specialist in leveraged and acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, debt capital markets, derivatives, venture capital and special situations investing. He acts for global and regional private equity sponsors on their New Zealand transactions and all of New Zealand's major financial institutions and leading credit funds/non-bank lenders.
David began his career with Russell McVeagh in 2008. He returned to the firm in 2017 after extended periods based in London and Hong Kong. He has completed all levels of examinations for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme and has spent extended secondment's at banks and funds in a variety of roles. He is recognised in all major legal directories including as finalist for Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the NZ Law Awards 2020.
APLMA Documentation Committee (New Zealand);
Restructuring & Insolvency Turnaround Association;
Institute of Finance Professionals of New Zealand
David most recently co-authored the New Zealand chapter in the 2021 Chambers Global Practice Guide – Acquisition Finance, and 'The Financing of Intangible Assets: TMT Finance and Emerging Technologies', published by LexisNexis.