Banking & Finance - Henry Davis York

Banking & Finance

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Our Banking & Finance team works with all 4 big Australian banks as well market leading financial institutions such as Macquarie, Investec, Morgan Stanley, Perpetual and UBS.

We have strong credentials in institutional lending, corporate banking, real estate finance, acquisition finance, structured finance, asset finance, receivables finance, corporate finance, project finance, securitisation and portfolio acquisitions and sales.

Our team has worked on some of the most significant, complex and well-known deals in the market over the last few years.


Alex Mufford


61 412 335 404

61 2 9947 6572

The provision of service is always very good and includes good access to partners and sound commercial advice during negotiations. The work is produced in a timely manner, cognisant of any time pressures.

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2015

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Our relevant experience

  • Syndicate of global insurance companies

    Acted on the world's first syndicated bank guarantee facility placed exclusively with the insurance markets in relation to Woolworths Workcover arrangements.

  • Big 4 Bank syndicate

    Advising the banking syndicate on its $430m syndicated facility in connection with the recapitalisation and refinancing of the Redcape Property Trust.

  • Morgan Stanley Real Estate

    Acted for a global real estate special situations fund in respect of its acquisition of 2 large portfolios of non-performing real estate loans from the Lloyds Banking Group backed by security over residential, commercial and retail developments across the eastern seaboard of Australia. With a face value in excess of A$1.5bn, these were at the time the largest ever non-performing portfolio sales undertaken by any financial institution in Australia.

  • Eureka Funds Management

    Acted for Eureka in establishing a complex debt funding arrangement of $500m for one of its superannuation fund clients. The funding was structured as a "treasury trust" designed to provide flexible debt funding for a portfolio of real property assets held in a series of sub trusts.

  • Centuria Capital Limited

    Acted for ASX listed Centuria Capital in relation to the sale of a $125m reverse mortgage portfolio.

Our insights

Independent endorsements

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific
    Banking & Finance
    Corporate Finance
    2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

  • IFLR 1000
    Banking & Finance
    2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
    Banking & Finance
    2016, 2015, 2014, 2013