Matthew Weetman

Associate, Hong Kong SAR

Biography

Overview

Matthew Weetman is an associate in White & Case's Asia Debt Finance and Restructuring practice, based in Hong Kong.

Matthew advises financial institutions as well as borrowers in various types of financing transactions including leveraged acquisition financings, syndicated loans and refinancings. He has also advised on Asian corporate finance transactions as well as take-private and share-backed financing transactions.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales of Australia
Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
Education
JD in Law
University of Sydney
BA in Political, Economic and Social Science (Majoring Economics and Political Economy)
University of Sydney
Languages
English

Experience

  • The Fung family and Golden Lincoln Holdings I Limited (the consortium offeror owned by the Fung family and GLP Pte. Ltd.) in relation to the privatisation of HKEX-listed Li & Fung Limited by way of members scheme of arrangement.
  • TPG in relation to the Australian unitranche facilities (with a super-senior revolving component) provided for the acquisition of global clinical research company Novotech, and the subsequent bolt-on acquisition of the CNS Group.
  • ASX-listed Nine Entertainment Co. in relation to the refinancing of its corporate debt facilities under a common terms deed structure and a bridge financing facility provided in connection with the Nine Entertainment Co and Fairfax Media Limited merger by way of members scheme of arrangement.
  • National Australia Bank Limited and the lending syndicate in relation to the fully underwritten senior facilities provided for the take-private acquisition of ASX-listed Zenitas Healthcare Limited by way of members scheme of arrangement by a consortium consisting of Adamantem Capital and Liverpool Partners.
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation as super-senior lender in relation to the Australian unitranche facilities provided to The Real Pet Food Company.*
  • Quadrant Private Equity and portfolio company The Entertainment and Education Group in relation to the Australian unitranche facilities (with a super-senior revolving component) provided to refinance certain existing indebtedness and fund future acquisitions.

* Matthew's experience prior to joining White & Case.