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Debt funds

One Investment Group – advising on establishing approximately 30 managed investment schemes each year, including debt funds. We are the lead adviser to OIG which has in excess of $35 billion of fund assets under management.

Centuria – advising Centuria on structuring and establishing debt funds (both single and multi loan funds), including establishing the investment and finance vehicles, assisting with the capital raise, negotiating the finance documentation, and completing legal due diligence.

MARQ Private Funds – lead adviser to MARQ, a specialist wholesale fund manager, including establishing several wholesale debt funds and advising on debt finance documents MARQ has entered as trustee of funds (as both lender and borrower).

Allfin Capped Interest Fund - Series 1 – acting as lead adviser to this fund's trustee, MARQ Private Funds Pty Ltd. The fund was established as an innovative source of lending to a highly regulated retail sector. Our role involved establishing the fund, preparing the information memorandum, drafting a bespoke loan agreement reflecting the nature of the industry and the status of the borrowers, preparing a loans manual for the fund, and conducting information memorandum verification. The fund is seeking to raise up to $100 million (currently open).

Vasco Trustees – advising on establishing multiple funds, including debt funds, and acting as independent legal counsel for preparing loan and security documents for debt funds.

White & Partners – advising White & Partners, a real estate investment and advisory firm and a fund manager targeting investment from wholesale clients (forming part of the Ray White group of companies), on establishing in excess of 10 debt funds each year, with a combined value of over $150 million. We provide structuring advice to the trustee, establish the relevant structure (often a head fund/sub fund) and advise on the disclosure documents.

Peer Capital Partners Credit Fund – advising the trustee in establishing a contributory mortgage fund, including preparing the fund's constitution, investment management agreement, information memorandum and lending policies.

Australian Secured Capital Funds – acting for the responsible entity that established two retail mortgage investment schemes, including obtaining the AFS licence, preparing each scheme's constitution and compliance plan, registering the schemes with ASIC and settling the product disclosure statement detailing the investment opportunity.

Assurity Mortgage Fund – lead adviser to the trustee of this wholesale mortgage fund, a hybrid structure offering investment into both pooled and contributory mortgages, including establishing the fund, preparing the information memorandum and settling the authorised intermediary arrangements with a third party AFS licensee.

HS Consortium Mortgage Fund – acting for the trustee of this mortgage fund promoted by the HS Consortium Group, including establishing the fund, settling the information memorandum, conducting detailed verification prior to its issue and advising the trustee.

Multiple Capital – lead advisers to Multiple Capital which is in a joint venture with Mulpha Funds Management out of Malaysia. Multiple Capital establish special purpose note issuing vehicles for the purpose of raising equity capital to on lend to property and development opportunities. We establish those vehicles, settle the capital raising offer documents and the authorised intermediary arrangements between Multiple Capital and Mulpha. We have more recently advised on and established a revised structure utilising investment funds as the lending entities.

Prime Value Select Mortgage Income Fund – Prime Value Asset Management established this mortgage fund offering secured contributory mortgage investment opportunities and our role included establishing the fund, settling the information memorandum and advising Prime Value Asset Management as the fund's licensed trustee.

TruePillars Investment Trust – acting for the investment manager of this novel registered fund (which allows investors to select, via an online platform, specific business loans they wish to fund), including reviewing the trust's product disclosure statement, advising the investment manager, and securing the manager's AFS licence.

Barwon Investment Partners – reviewing an information memorandum for its wholesale debt fund offering first registered mortgage security.

DirectMoney Personal Loan Fund – preparing the PDS for the DirectMoney Personal Loan Fund, the first of its kind in Australia, which pools investors' money and allows them the opportunity to invest in underlying personal loans made to borrowers.

FundingPie Investment Fund – lead adviser on the establishment of this contributory mortgage fund facilitating investment via an online marketplace lending platform. We prepared and advised on the fund's constitution, investment management agreement, information memorandum and lending policies.

Gryphon Capital Income Trust – advising on the launch and ASX listing of the $300 million Gryphon Capital Income Trust, the first listed fund investing exclusively in Australian RMBS and ABS securities. We also advised on the payment of the offer costs and structuring a manager loan where part of the offer proceeds were advanced from GCIT to the Gryphon Group to be used as working capital, ensuring the pro forma NAV of GCIT (an investment trust listed on the ASX) was equal to the subscription price paid at listing.

420 George street facility agreement – assisting Forza George Street Fund in securing a facility of $16,650,000 with US PE group Quadrant for the purpose of purchasing 420 George Street, Brisbane.

Homeworld Helensvale – assisting with the negotiation of a multi-million dollar finance facility to fund the future development of Homeworld Helensvale.