Corporate Finance

How we can help

Allens has advised both borrowers and lenders on groundbreaking corporate finance transactions in Australia and offshore over a number of decades, leading the way on financings involving new and innovative structures and alternative sources of funding.

We know the market and the bankability of various positions, and bring the negotiation skills to ensure a commercial balance is struck and that there is appropriate flexibility in your documentation.


nbn $19.5bn Commonwealth loan

Advised nbn on the original $19.5 billion Commonwealth loan and subsequent refinancing to fund the network, as well as on its new working capital facilities.

Origin's corporate facilities

Advised on its recent refinancing of $4.5 billion of facilities together with EMTN, USPP and 144A facilities.

Wesfarmers $4bn demerger financing

Advised Wesfamers and Coles Group in relation to the $4 billion bilateral bank facilities in connection with the demerger of the Coles Group from Wesfarmers.

Fortescue Metals Group's US$1.4bn term loan

Advised the bank syndicate on FMG's syndicated term loan and an increase of its working capital facilities.

Nine Entertainment Group's reorganisation of debt following the acquisition of Fairfax

Advised the lenders on a bridge facility agreement in relation to the high-profile acquisition of Fairfax Media by the Nine Entertainment Group.


Advised on its corporate debt, including recent $1.7 billion and US$3.5 billion facilities.


Advised on the refinancing of Transurban, including the establishment of its AMTN prorgamme, secured EMTN programme and 144A issuances, which sit together with its overall multi-sourced debt platform.


Advised on amending all of its corporate debt facilities, including allowing drawings by its Singaporean operations.

Iron Mountain's Australian dollar Term Loan B

Advised on its corporate finance arrangements following the acquisition of Recall in Australia, and subsequent refinancings including by way of Australian dollar Term Loan B.


Advised on multiple refinancings of all its syndicated and bilateral corporate finance facilities, as well as separate new grower finance and supply chain financing facilities.