Partner, 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 and infrastructure 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 and projects and infrastructure.  

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


Work highlights

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 Energy Fiji

in relation to its inaugural syndicated financing facilities, the largest syndicated financing done in Fiji to date

Advising senior lenders

in relation to the acquisition of HealthScope NZ by NZ Super Fund and OTPP (Canadian Pension Fund)

Advising a credit fund

in relation to its inaugural leveraged acquisition financing in the infrastructure labour sector

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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Alternate contacts

Paul Farrugia

Paul Farrugia

Partner, Auckland
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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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