Jonathan Riley

Jonathan Riley

Partner since 2023.

Areas of expertise

  • Banking & Finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • General corporate and property finance
  • Special situations & restructuring
  • Capital markets


LLB (Hons, First Class), University of Otago


ddi: +64 9 921 6101
mob: +64 27 407 7905


Jonathan has extensive experience across a range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition finance and property finance.

Recent Experience.

  • Acted for ANZ on its $500m sustainability-linked facility provided to Oceania Healthcare.
  • Acted for Macquarie Group in relation to its NZ$220m acquisition and financing of the SkyCity car park concession.
  • Acted for the syndicate on the $320m sustainability-linked financing provided to Silver Fern Farms.
  • Acted for Merricks Capital on a range of its property finance transactions in New Zealand, including its refinancing of the Van Leeuwen group.
  • Acted for the lenders in relation to the various refinance and acquisition facilities provided to First Gas Limited.
  • Acted for ANZ, ASB, Westpac and other domestic and international banks in relation to corporate, acquisition and property finance arrangements.
  • Acted for NZX-listed borrowers and other corporates in respect of their financing arrangements.