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John has played a major role in some significant financing transactions, including a large number of high-profile privatisations and infrastructure projects, most recently in the renewable energy, transportation, telecommunications, and media and gaming industries. John specialises in complex cross-border financing and has worked on major corporate restructures in the United States and Europe. He has been involved in many significant administrations and informal workouts in Australia, and in developing innovative uses of mezzanine debt. In this regard, he chairs a New South Wales committee of the Turnaround Management Association of Australia.
His experience on some of Australia’s most prominent insolvency administrations and restructures – including Ansett, Babcock & Brown, One.Tel, United Medical Protection, ERG, Elders, Gunns, Godfreys, I-Med, Retail Adventures and Nexus Energy – has made him a highly sought-after practitioner. Mark has extensive experience advising stakeholders in corporate distress situations, including administrators, liquidators and receivers, secured and unsecured lenders and other creditors, mezzanine financiers and bondholders, vendors and purchasers of distressed assets, and boards and shareholders of distressed entities. Mark’s clients include Australian and international banks, major Australian insolvency firms, major Australian ASX-listed corporations, private equity firms and distressed debt funds.
Paul has extensive experience advising creditors, companies, insolvency practitioners and investors in respect of distressed situations. Paul also advises in respect of loan portfolio sales and other secondary debt market transactions. Paul has a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honors) and a Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University of Wellington. Paul is admitted to practice in New South Wales, England & Wales and New Zealand. Paul is a member of the New South Wales regional committee of the Turnaround Management Association.