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Tom advises private equity sponsors, corporates and financial institutions on a broad range of complex cross-border financing transactions across Asia.
He primarily works on cross-border leveraged buy-outs, refinancings, margin lending and real estate financings.
He has advised private equity clients including Affinity, Blackstone, CVC, Permira and Warburg Pincus.
Tom joined our London office in 2013 and he was an Associate in the Leverage Finance team, before relocating to Hong Kong in 2017.
Advising Advent on its first lien and second lien senior secured credit facilities in connection with its acquisition of V.Group.
Advising Affinity on financing its US$520m leveraged buy-out of the Trimco Group.
Advising Alibaba in relation to the repricing of its US$4bn syndicated term facilities.
Advising AS Watson on its corporate term and revolving facilities.
Advising Blackstone on its cross-border real estate financings in connection with its acquisitions of Conrad Maldives and Anantara Maldives.
Advising CK Hutchison on its €22bn Italian mobile telecoms joint venture with Vimpelcom.
Advising CVC on its syndicated loan financings in the Japanese bank market in connection with its investments in Arteria Networks and Hasegawa Holdings.
Advising NVC Lighting on assessing the certain funds financing package of KKR, which acquired a majority stake in its China business.
Advising Permira on its senior and mezzanine leveraged financings in connection with its HK$6.47bn acquisition of Tricor.
Advising Permira on its leveraged financing in connection with its investment in the Grobest Group.
Advising Tesco on assessing the certain funds financing packages of the bidders for the US$10.6bn auction sale of its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia.
University of Cambridge, MA (History)
University of Cambridge, MPhil (Political Thought)
Solicitor in England and Wales
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong