Senior Associate, Auckland

Daniel Collins

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Profile

Daniel specialises in banking and finance and has extensive experience working in New Zealand, the Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

He regularly advises on a broad range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions from front-end structuring and implementation right through to back-end refinancing solutions, restructurings and insolvency.

In particular, Daniel has a focus on leverage and acquisition finance, project and infrastructure finance, syndicated and multiparty lending, secondary debt trading, special situation transactions/alternate capital and corporate rescue and debt restructuring.

Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Daniel spent eight years in the banking and finance team of Clifford Chance in Sydney and Dubai as well as several years at another major New Zealand law firm.

  • Listed as a Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500 and as a Rising Star by Expert Guides


Work highlights

Advising senior lenders to a South Island irrigation co-operative

on its project financing of the two green field irrigation schemes in Canterbury - Stage 2 project and Sheffield project

Advising the senior lenders

on the refinancing of Auckland East Prison PPP, including sell down to new entrants

Advising the senior lenders

on the first refinancing of a New Zealand PPP - Schools 1

Advising a listed tourism company

on its inaugural NZ$220m syndicated facilities

Advising a listed New Zealand insurance company

on the acquisition financing of two European business units and the implementation of its inaugural syndicated facilities

Advising a national equipment hire business

on its capital restructuring, including a senior and mezzanine facility

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Alternate contacts

Paul Farrugia

Paul Farrugia

Partner, Auckland

Paul specialises in banking and finance and has a broad range of experience in domestic and cross-border financings with an emphasis on...

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Miriam Andrews

Miriam Andrews

Partner, Auckland

Miriam specialises in banking and finance. Prior to re-joining Buddle Findlay in 2013, Miriam was transaction director at an...

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Peter Owles

Peter Owles

Partner, Auckland

Peter specialises in all aspects of banking and financial services law, with over 30 years' experience....

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