Justin Wagstaff | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Justin Wagstaff
Justin Wagstaff

Justin Wagstaff

Partner, London

Overview

A partner in the Firm's Global Banking Practice, Justin represents and advises clients in a broad range of finance matters. His practice focuses on the representation of major commercial banks and investment banks as lead arrangers, agents, borrowers or sponsors in complex lending transactions.

Clients look to Justin for his skill and experience in the negotiation and documentation of acquisition and leveraged financings, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, and general corporate and bank lending.

He also offers the benefit of his extensive track record handling multi-jurisdictional secured financings, by working with lawyers throughout the Firm's international network.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2004, Justin practiced as a solicitor in the Sydney (Australia) offices of a major international law firm, working primarily in the areas of acquisition finance and project finance.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales

Languages

  • English

Experience

Avast Software, 2014

Justin was part of the international team which advised Avast Software, one of the world's major players in the antivirus market, and a selling shareholder consortium, on the sale of a significant minority stake to CVC Capital Partners, one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms.

Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., 2012

Justin was part of the international team which advised Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., a US-based private equity fund manager, and certain of its affiliates ('Pegasus') on its acquisition of the resort and spa business of Bangkok-based Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. This transaction won the 2012 M&A Deal of the Year award at the 23rd Annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) in Hong Kong.

Deutsche Bank AG (New York), 2012

Justin was part of the international team which advised Deutsche Bank AG (New York) in connection with the US$2.1 billion senior secured credit facility (US$1.8 billion term facility and US$300 million revolver facility) for Colfax Corporation. The proceeds were used by Colfax to complete its cross-border acquisition of Charter International plc.