Mei Nah

Mei Nah

Partner since 2004.

Areas of expertise.

– Capital Markets
– Structured Finance
– Banking and Finance
– Financial Services Regulation


LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland


ddi: +64 9 921 6005
mob: +64 29 921 6005


Mei regularly advises on CP, MTN and bond issues (both retail and wholesale and in all major markets – New Zealand, Australia, United States and Euro), acting for issuers and arrangers.

Mei has extensive securitisation experience in the New Zealand and Australian markets across a broad range of asset classes acting for originators, arranging banks and CP and term issuers, and dealing with all major rating agencies.

Mei has also acted for banks and corporates in bilateral and multi-lateral facilities with negative pledge or security arrangements and has broad experience in acting for various financial institutions and corporates in relation to derivative transactions.

Recent Transactions.

  • Warehouse Group on the establishment of a securitisation programme to fund its finance group, including the Warehouse credit card receivables.
  • 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$2.5bn global debt issuance programme (listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange), A$1bn Australian debt issuance programme and various offshore issuances in different currencies including Euro, Swiss Francs and Norwegian Krone.
  • Auckland International Airport, as the first debt issuer to utilise the new quoted financial products exemption in respect of debt securities in the New Zealand market.
  • KiwiRail in respect of its asset financing facilities.