Partner, Auckland

Daniel Collins

Daniel Collins

Profile

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

Daniel specialises in project and infrastructure finance and leverage and acquisition finance.

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

  • Recognised by IFLR1000 as a rising star partner for banking and finance
  • Up and coming Partner, Chambers Asia-Pacific
  • Next Generation Partner, Legal 500
  • Mid Market Deal of the Year, NZ Law Awards 2022


Work highlights

Advising lenders on significant financing transaction

under the Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act

Advising the lenders

on the first transaction under the Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act implemented by Crown Infrastructure Partners, being the $175m facility to fund 13 transport projects across the Tauranga region

Advising senior lenders

to Southern Cross Cables in connection with the project financing of the US$300m SX Next Cable fibre optic cable from Australia to Los Angles (via New Zealand, Samoa, Fiji, Tokelau and Kiribati)

Advising senior lenders

in connection with the limited recourse project financing of a privately procured wastewater treatment plant in the Cardrona Valley

Advising senior lenders

in relation to the project financing of the Kapuni Green Hydrogen Project

Advising senior lenders

in relation to the project financing made available to PIP Fund in connection with the acquisition of the Akoranga Student Village (Student Accommodation Facilities) from The Auckland University of Technology



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