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Webinar: Australasian Annual Loan Markets Update

Covering off the below topics:

  • Quick canter through 2021-22
  • State of the Credit Markets and drivers for heavy deal flow
  • Evolution of the institutional/direct lending market and cov-lite loans and unitranches
  • Impact of Geopolitical tensions
  • Increasing interest rate environment
  • Continuing development of  the green and sustainability-linked loans

Presenters:

  • Yuen-Yee Cho, Partner, Banking & Finance – King & Wood Mallesons
  • Tim Bates, Executive Director, Loan Syndicate – Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Andrew Lockhart, Managing Partner – Metrics Credit Partners

Facilitator:

  • Amit Mehta, QLD Chapter Chair – Australian Corporate Treasury Association

Presentation: 

CBA ACTA Loan Market Update

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Webinar: Debt markets – Lessons Learned from 2020 and Predictions for 2021

Our first face-to-face events in Sydney and Brisbane for 2021, as we are hosted by King & Wood Mallesons to hear about the following topics:

1) Quick canter through 2020 – main issues corporate treasury teams had to grapple with and solutions implemented:

  • accessing sufficient liquidity
  • material adverse effect/cessation of business default clauses
  • covenant pressure

2) How did lenders react?

3) Impact on new deals – refinancings/acquisition financings

4) Changes to financing terms in the aftermath of COVID-19/2020

5) State of the debt markets towards the end of 2020 and leading into 2021

6) Observations on ESG/green/sustainability-linked debt financings

Presenters:

  • Yuen-Yee Cho, Partner, Banking & Finance – King & Wood Mallesons
  • Tim Bates, Executive Director, Loan Syndicate – Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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