Profile of Tom Highnam

Tom Highnam

Partner, MA (Cantab)

About Tom Highnam

Tom specialises in fund finance, leveraged finance and derivatives.

Tom is recognised as a leading practitioner representing financiers on subscription financing transactions for both domestic and global funds, including Partners Group, Pacific Alliance Group, First State Super, PEP, BGH, IFM, AMP, CHAMP and Next Capital.

In the acquisition finance space, his recent transactions include acting for First State Super on the financing aspects of its acquisition of the Victorian LPI and acting for the banks on Tamar Alliance's acquisition of Nature's Care.

Tom is also known for his expertise in derivatives, acting for the domestic banks and leading investment banks on a range of structured finance transactions involving derivatives and advising a number of ASX 100 companies as end-users.

He is recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific 2015-2019 as a notable practitioner in both Corporate Finance and Acquisition Finance and by Best Lawyers 2019 in Banking and Finance Law, Capital Markets Law and as the leading Lawyer for Derivatives.