Lynsey Margaret Edgar

Associate
Hong Kong
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Profile Experience

Lynsey Edgar is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Finance Department. Ms. Edgar advises on leveraged and acquisition finance, syndicated lending, and restructuring.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Edgar worked in the London and Hong Kong offices of a leading international law firm.

Ms. Edgar is on the Board of International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation Hong Kong and Chair of the APLMA Young Leaders’ Committee.

Ms. Edgar has also completed a secondment to the principal investments legal team at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, primarily supporting the Special Situations Group and Merchant Banking Division, and working directly with the bank's business teams located in the region (including in Hong Kong and India).

Ms. Edgar's recent experience includes advising:

  • The bondholders, in connection with the novation of debt restructuring from MIE Holdings, an oil exploration and petroleum products firm

  • Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC's on the US$165 million term loan, cash bridge, and revolving credit facility in connection with its acquisition of PCI Limited, an investment holding company, and a provider of electronics manufacturing services
  • E.Sun Commercial Bank on the amendment to a US$80 million term loan and revolving credit facility for Pure International (HK) Limited, a Hong Kong-based company that operates fitness centers
  • A syndicate of banks on the €2.2 billion term loan facilities in connection with Mascot JVCO (Cayman) Limited's acquisition of Amer Sports Corporation, a sporting goods company
  • A syndicate of banks on the €2.2 billion term loan facilities for ANLLIAN Sports Products Limited, a special purpose vehicle company
  • Goldman Sachs on the INR2.65 billion term loan and convertible debentures for Platinum Holdings Private Limited, a shopping mall in India
  • Partners Group on the US$235 million term loan, capex, and revolving credit facility in connection with its acquisition of SPi Global, a Philippines-based provider of outsourced services to education, science, technical, and medical research publishers
  • The bondholder committee in connection with the restructuring of Noble Group Limited, a commodities trader across a range of industrial and energy products; this transaction was awarded Restructuring Deal of the Year at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2019, Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring at The Asia Legal Awards 2019, Asia-Pacific Bond Deal of the Year award at the Project Finance International Global Awards 2019, and Refinancing Deal of the Year at the IJGlobal Asia Pacific Awards 2018
  • Rolta India Ltd, a provider of IT solutions, in connection with the default of senior notes issued and potential restructuring of its group indebtedness
  • China Shanshui Cement Group Limited, as debtor, in connection with the restructuring and repayment of its US$500 million offshore senior unsecured bonds
  • Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank as arrangers on the US$550 million term loan facility to Profit Reach International backed by a put to China Cinda (HK) Holdings Company Limited*
  • An ad-hoc committee of senior lenders (including certain credit funds) on the restructuring of a Canadian listed company with oil and gas assets in South Asia*
  • Goldman Sachs as arranger on the US$125 million term loan facility to finance a hydropower project in Vietnam backed by a MIGA contract of guarantee*
  • The provisional liquidators on the liquidation of China Fishery Group, a Singapore listed company with global interests, including the largest anchovy producer in Peru*
  • Matahari Department Store on the IDR1.88 trillion refinancing from BNP Paribas and CIM*
  • CVC on the financing for the acquisition of The Executive Centre (Asia's premium serviced office provider)*
  • CVC on the financing for the acquisition of The EIC Group, one of China's largest education agencies*
  • CVC on the financing for the acquisition of South Beauty restaurant chain in the PRC (which included both onshore CNY facilities and US$ offshore facilities)*
  • HSBC on the CNY2.4 billion acquisition financing for the acquisition of shares in a Hong Kong listed target*
  • HSBC and Standard Chartered on the HK$13 billion acquisition financing for the acquisition of shares in a Hong Kong listed target*
  • CVC on the US$195 billion acquisition financing for the acquisition of SPi Global from PLDT in the Philippines*
  • CVC, as part of a consortium with Johor Corporation and Employees Provident Fund, on the acquisition financing for the public to private acquisition of the KFC and Pizza Hut franchises in Malaysia, Singapore, India, and Cambodia*
  • HSBC, Standard Chartered, and SMBC on the SGD2.8 billion acquisition financing to Thai Bev for its acquisition of a stake in Fraser and Neave*
  • CVC on the HK$2.9 billion acquisition financing for the acquisition of Hong Kong Broadband Network from City Telecom*    

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham   


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