Sarah Anderson-Butler

Partner Auckland

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She has substantial experience covering both general corporate lending, project finance in relation to infrastructure assets, and lending on all classes of real estate assets (investment and development facilities), with particular expertise on property portfolio acquisitions of logistics, data centre and hotel and leisure sector asset classes, operating company/property company transactions, commercial and residential development facilities and complex senior/mezzanine debt structures and intercreditor arrangements.

Work highlights

New Zealand’s first and second Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act transactions
Advised Crown Infrastructure Partners on the first transaction implemented under the Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act (the IFF Act), raising approximately NZ$175 million for thirteen transport projects across the Tauranga region.

Advised Crown Infrastructure Partners on the second landmark transaction under the IFF Act providing funding to the Wellington City Council for the construction of a sludge minimisation facility at Moa Point.

GIC Real Estate refinance
Advised GIC, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, on the refinancing of its portfolio of Westfield malls located throughout New Zealand.