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Makiko Harunari

Hong Kong, China Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
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Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms) - China

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Makiko Harunari is building a healthy reputation in the market for advising borrowers on acquisition finance, leveraged finance and real estate finance matters. She is based in Hong Kong and chairs the Asia banking and credit practice of the firm. According to one source, she "leads her team very well."
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Head of Simpson Thacher’s Asia Banking and Credit Practice. Makiko concentrates on complex cross-border financing transactions throughout the Asia-Pacific region, representing prominent financial sponsors, corporate borrowers and international financial institutions. Her practice includes a broad mix of acquisition finance, real estate finance, fund finance, back-leverage, direct lending and other innovative financing products. Makiko has extensive industry experience across real estate, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, technology and industrials. She also has a deep understanding of complicated fund structures and is familiar with both the Asian bank market and US TLB markets, making her an asset to clients seeking structuring advice.

Career

Joined the Firm in 2007; became Partner in 2019.

Professional Memberships

Deputy Chair of Asia-Pacific Executive Committee for Fund Finance Association & Member of the Asia-Pacific Committee of Women in Fund Finance (Co-Chair 2018-2019).

Personal

Makiko received her J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University School of Law in 2007 and her B.A. from Yale University in 2001. Originally from Japan, Makiko grew up in Europe and was educated in the United States, and is fluent in Japanese. She is admitted to practice in New York and as a solicitor in Hong Kong, and is a CFA Charterholder.

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