Jennifer Gunser

Partner Auckland

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​​​​Jennifer's experience includes advising on a variety of complex secured and unsecured debt financing transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, investment grade and other corporate lending, refinancings and restructurings. She also provides regulatory advice in relation to consumer credit law and anti-money laundering. Jennifer acts for a number of public and private corporates, private equity sponsors and leading financial institution clients.

Work highlights

Spark
Advised The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company in connection with Spark’s NZ$100 million sustainability-linked bond (first in the market). Winner of “New Zealand Innovative Debt Deal of the Year” at the KangaNews Award 2022.

Advised Westpac, MUFG and CBA in connection with Spark Finance’s sustainability linked loan agreements.

Avanti
Advised The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company in connection with Avanti’s securitisation programme, including its various warehouse trusts and term out, most recently its NZ$250 million RMBS 2022-1 term transaction

BNZ / T&G Global
Advised BNZ as agent and a syndicate of lenders in connection with T&G Global’s $180 million sustainability linked loan – the first in New Zealand in the horticulture sector.

ANZ / The Warehouse Group
Advised ANZ in connection with The Warehouse Group’s sustainability linked loan.

QIC acquisition of Evolution Healthcare
Advised ANZ (as agent) and a syndicate of lenders in connection with Queensland Investment Corporation’s acquisition of Evolution Healthcare

ICG acquisition of Canopy Healthcare Group
Advised Westpac New Zealand as super senior financier in connection with ICG’s acquisition of Canopy Healthcare Group

Bluestone
Advises Bluestone in connection with its New Zealand securitisation programme, including its various warehouse trusts, private placements and term out transactions.