Daniel Meikle

Daniel Meikle

Partner since 2011.

Areas of expertise.

– Structured Finance
– Banking & Finance
– Special Situations & Restructuring
– Financial Services Regulation
– Mergers & Acquisitions
– Capital Markets

Qualifications.

LLB (Hons), BCom, BA, University of Auckland.

International experience.

Linklaters (London) 2006 – 2008.

Contact.

ddi: +64 9 921 6015
mob: +64 29 921 6015

Overview.

Daniel is recognised by Chambers Global for his banking and finance work and is the only New Zealand lawyer recognised by the ILO Client Choice Award in the Securitisation & Structured Finance field.

Recent Transactions.

  • The financiers to HNA Capital on their acquisition of UDC.
  • KKR, Värde Partners and Deutsche Bank on its acquisition of GE Capital’s A$8bn consumer finance business, and Bain Capital and Deutsche Bank on the acquisition of GE Capital’s commercial finance portfolio.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac on the establishment of the MTF auto receivables securitisation programme and subsequent term outs under the programme.
  • Värde Partners and Deutsche Bank as mezzanine funders in relation to the acquisition by Pepper of GE’s NZ$1bn New Zealand residential mortgage book in New Zealand.
  • 2degrees in respect of all major corporate and finance transactions including various financings and refinancings (including the 2degrees’ acquisition of Snap).
  • Bank of China on the establishment of its New Zealand registered bank.