Grant’s experience spans all areas of banking and finance, including asset finance and leasing, real estate finance, project finance, cross border and particularly complex transactions. Grant has advised lenders, owners, developers, borrowers, funds, export credit agencies and lessors in connection with all types of syndicated, bilateral, and cross border facilities across the asset finance, real estate, and structured debt finance sectors. Grant’s previous roles include working in the Banking and Finance team at a major tier one Australian law firm and in the International Asset Finance Group of a major global tier one law firm in London, Singapore, and Australia. Grant’s strengths lie in adopting a structured hands-on approach to transactions and a passion for ensuring high quality outcomes.
Recent transactions Grant has been involved in include:
- Global asset management fund – Grant advised the lenders on a $50 million syndicated loan facility to a global asset management fund to be used for various investments by the fund in the Australian market.
- $308 million syndicated loan facility – Grant advised the Australian branch of an international lender on a $308 million syndicated loan facility to a major international property fund to be used for the acquisition and development of childcare centres throughout Australia
- International lender – Grant advised the Australian Branch of an international lender on a $115 million syndicated loan facility to a major international property fund for the acquisition and development of homeware centres in Australia.
- Standard Chartered Bank – Grant advised Standard Chartered Bank on a $134.75 million syndicated loan facility with a global investment fund as sponsors to be used for the refinancing of homemaker centres in Australia.
- Sentinel Property Group – Grant advised a leading Australian bank on facilities provided to the Sentinel Property Group for the financing of the acquisition of shopping centres in Queensland and the refinancing of existing facilities.
- United Overseas Bank – Grant advised United Overseas Bank on their $100 million bilateral loan facility to a major Singapore property fund to be used for acquisitions in the Australian property market.
- Bank of America – Grant advised Bank of America on their bilateral loan facility to a major Singapore property fund to be used for acquisitions in the Australian property market.
- Export Credit – Grant advised DNB Bank ASA, Eksportkreditt Norge AS, and Norway’s Guarantee Institute for Export Credits on a USD100 million ECA backed facility to Woodside Petroleum to be used to support the delivery of subsea equipment for installation on the seabed to support Woodside’s $1.9 billion Greater Enfield project. This was the first Norwegian export credit supported facility for Woodside.
Contact Grant Schulz
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