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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells’ practice is noted for its β€˜technical expertise, market knowledge, commercial approach and value for money’. β€˜Accessible, responsive, commercially pragmatic’ practice head Nicky Lester is β€˜excellent on all levels’ and β€˜really adds value’; she acted for Partners Group on a multi-jurisdictional syndicated $700m loan from ANZ and Standard Chartered. Partners Group also instructed Ros O’Mally on the acquisition and development financing of the 270MW Sapphire wind farm in New South Wales. Richard Hayes, who joined in July 2016 from King & Wood Mallesons, assisted Intermediate Capital Group as lender with its participation in a A$250m Term Loan B facility for Iron Mountain Australia Group.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 6

Hogan Lovells

With strong capabilities in public M&A and cross-border matters, Hogan Lovells’ department is rapidly building a presence in Australia. Practice head Tim Lester is β€˜a market leader in M&A, whose technical expertise and commercial approach are second to none’; he advised HC2 Holdings on its purchase of BDS VirCon. Private equity expert Andrew Crook acted for Partners Group on its A$250m acquisition of the Sapphire wind farm in New South Wales, and assisted Intuit with its purchase of Bankstream, a New Zealand-headquartered company operating mostly out of the UK. Matthew Johnson joined the Perth office from Clayton Utz in February 2017; his clients include Wolf Minerals and Grange Resources.

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