Alexis Fong

Associate, Melbourne

Biography

Overview

Alexis Fong is an Associate in the Bank Finance practice in Melbourne.  

Alexis has experience advising corporate borrowers, sponsors, major banks and financial institutions and investment banks on a range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions including project finance, debt capital markets, leveraged finance and general bank lending.

Prior to joining White & Case, Alexis practiced in the banking and finance team of a leading Australian law firm.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
Education
LLB (Hons)
University of Melbourne
BCom (Major in Finance)
University of Melbourne
Languages
English
Mandarin

Experience

Advising an international developer on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

Advising the export credit agencies and a syndicate of international and local banks on the EUR2.7 billion financing of the 700MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.

Advising a syndicate of Taiwanese banks on the US$318.6 million financing of a take-private buyout of medical device manufacturer Microlife Corp. by an affiliate of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia.

Advising Neoen on the development and project financing of the 189MWp Coleambally Solar Farm in New South Wales, the largest financing of a solar farm in NSW.

Advising a 9 lender syndicate comprising SMBC, Westpac, Scotiabank, MUFG, NAB, UOB, ANZ, Bank of Communications and IFM investors in relation to Axicom's A$935m refinancing.

Advising Castik Capital, the German based private equity firm on the EUR21 million senior debt financing for the acquisition of Wolters Kluwer Transport Services, a leading European-focused provider of logistics management cloud-based software platforms.  

Hg Capital and its portfolio company Iris Capital, an accountancy software provider, on its £430 million refinancing and recapitalization involving, senior, second lien and PIK facilities.

Hg Capital and its portfolio company The Foundry, a visual effects software development company, on its £47 million refinancing.

Kaupthing, on the implementation of a composition including cash and notes distribution arrangements with respect to US$22 billion of general unsecured debt.

Afren plc, on its proposed capital and financial restructuring.

A consortium comprising the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, Hastings Managed Infrastructure Funds Utilities Trust of Australia and The Infrastructure Fund on the financing and acquisition of the A$2.3 billion Sydney Desalination Plant.*

Bank of China Limited, Sydney Branch on its CNY 2 billion note issue and listing on the Australian Stock Exchange.*

The senior lenders on the refinancing of a number of Transurban Limited's toll roads including Lane Cove Tunnel, M5 Motorway and Westlink M7 Motorway in Sydney.*

Mitsui & Co, Ltd on the project financing of the Bald Hills Wind Farm in Victoria.*

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.