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 has extensive experience across finance transactions, with a particular focus on securitisation and debt capital markets.

Mei is recognised by the International Financial Law Review, Legal 500, Asialaw and Chambers Global for her banking and finance work.  Mei was also recently recognised as one of IFLR1000’s Women Leaders.  

Recent Experience.

  • 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.
  • Avanti in respect of its securitisation programme, including its various warehouse trusts and term out.
  • 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.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac on the establishment of the MTF auto receivables securitisation programme and subsequent term outs under the programme.
  • 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.