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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New Zealand


New Zealand

Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt

Industry sectors:

Financial services

Mei Nah has extensive experience across all finance transactions, with a particular focus on securitisation, debt capital markets and advising borrowers on their debt capital structure and other funding requirements.

Mei Nah as acted for:

  • Auckland Airport in relation to its recently completed bank and USPP investor waiver processes in respect of the impact of the Covid-19 related border closure
  • Prospa Group Limited on its establishment of a $45 million securitisation warehouse to fund its New Zealand SME lending business.
  • ASX-listed Eclipx Group Limited in respect of general corporate and regulatory advice, and its New Zealand finance arrangements including acting on the securitisation warehouse for the FleetPartners business and its recent New Zealand ABS bond issuance, as well as the New Zealand aspects of Eclipx’s US Private Placement Notes and the restructure of its Australian corporate facilities. 
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac New Zealand Limited on the establishment of a rated auto receivables warehouse trust by Heartland Bank Limited under its existing securitisation programme.
  • Fonterra and Transpower in respect of all treasury-related matters, including various issuances of debt securities in New Zealand (both retail and wholesale, listed and unlisted, various Australian MTN issuances, US private placements and other offshore issuances, including Renminbi issuances for Fonterra.
  • Auckland Council on the establishment of its US$5bn global debt issuance programme (listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange), A$3bn Australian debt issuance programme and various off-shore issuances in different currencies including Euro, Swiss Francs and Norwegian Krone.
  • Auckland International Airport for various New Zealand and Australian issuances in addition to the establishment of its A$1bn Australian debt issuance programme.
  • Avanti in respect of its securitisation programme, including its various warehouse trusts (personal loans, auto loans and RMBS) and term outs.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services


New Zealand

New Zealand committee member for the Australian Securitisation Forum and the Women in Securitisation sub-committee and a member of INFINZ and New Zealand Law Society (Auckland)

LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland