Debt capital markets

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Securing capital is vital to business growth. We can help design debt financing solutions to accelerate your plans.

On the back of recent regulatory change and investor demand, the debt capital markets remain buoyant. Choosing a funding model and navigating expectations from regulators, investors, and the media can be challenging though. Our banking and finance team’s expert knowledge of the debt capital markets will help you design and implement the right solution to enable your business to grow.

We advise issuers, originators, trustees, supervisors, underwriters, and investors on all aspects of domestic and international debt capital market transactions. 

We can help with:
  • Domestic debt and hybrid issues
  • International bond offers, including EMTN and USPPs
  • Structured finance
  • Securitisation
  • Green bonds
  • Regulatory capital offers
  • Retail and wholesale derivatives
  • Convertible securities
  • Financial services regulation.


Recognised as a "trusted adviser," the team is praised by a client for its "technical knowledge, expertise," and "ability to provide astute and commercially savvy advice". Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022


Recent highlights
Bond raising for The Co-operative Bank

Acting for The Co-operative Bank Limited in connection with the establishment of a second series of bonds in its internal RMBS programme.

Establishment of securitisation structures

Acting for Brightlight on the establishment of its Te Puna Hapori securitisation structure.

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