Senior Solicitor, Auckland
Lorenzo specialises in banking and finance law with a particular interest in cross-border financing and syndicated lending.
Lorenzo acts for both lenders and borrowers and has represented a number of banks, financial institutions, corporates and private equity firms. Lorenzo has a broad range of experience advising on leveraged and acquisition financing, corporate lending, development financing and general banking matters.
Acting for the 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 Angeles (via New Zealand, Samoa, Fiji, Tokelau and Kiribati)
Advising the lead arranger, underwriter and lending syndicate
in relation to the NZ$550m acquisition of HealthScope NZ by NZ Super Fund and OTPP (Canadian Pension Fund)
Acting for various banks
on the provision of bilateral, syndicated, senior and subordinated lending (and related intercreditor arrangements) to entities within the property development sector
Acting as New Zealand counsel
for various overseas lenders and borrowers on cross-border transactions
Acting for lenders
in relation to the financing of Whai Rawa (the commercial investment company of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei)
Acting for the syndicate of lenders
in relation to funding provided to ASX-listed Xero