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Mei Mei Wong

Mei Mei Wong is extremely good from a technical perspective, has excellent analytical skills, is extremely detail orientated and always provides sound advice which is credible, thoughtful and commercial.
Legal 500, UK

Mei Mei Wong has significant experience in advising on complex and high value debt finance transactions across developed, frontier and emerging markets with a particular focus on corporate finance and other corporate treasury transactions, leveraged and acquisition financing and fund financing.

Mei Mei also advises on innovative sustainable finance structures and frameworks. She represents DLA Piper on the Loan Market Association’s ESG Committee and Transition Loans Task Force.

Her clients include multinational and listed corporates, investment funds, financial institutions, credit funds and other alternative credit providers.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of VictoriaSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Corporate Finance

Experience includes advising:

  • VEON, a major global telecommunications group, on over USD3bn of debt financing facilities.
  • Department for Transport on the finance aspects of the Heathrow Expansion Programme, including advising on the financing structure of the Heathrow Group and delivery support options.
  • Merlin Entertainments plc, one of the world’s largest attraction operators, on its GBP600m revolving credit facility and issue of USD400m 5.75% Senior Notes.
  • PCC Global plc on its up to EUR230m term and revolving facilities agreement for purposes including the refinancing of European private placement notes.
  • Sweden’s largest fuel corporation on its USD2.14bn revolving borrowing base and term facilities.
  • Joint administrators of NMC Health PLC on the finance aspects of its restructuring strategy for the NMC group (the UAE’s largest private healthcare group).

Leveraged/Acquisition Finance

  • Alchemy Copyrights, LLC on its entry into a USD500m secured interim facility agreement made available on a certain funds basis by Athene USA Corporation to finance a USD468.8m recommended cash offer by Concord Cadence Limited for Round Hill Music Royalty Fund Limited, a London listed company.
  • Azrieli Group on the syndicated refinancing of its USD850m acquisition of Norwegian data centre provider Green Mountain, and the financing considerations of Green Mountain's expansion into the United Kingdom data centre market.
  • Global Telecom Holding, an Egyptian listed company, on its USD200m bridge facility to finance a tender offer to buy back 10% of its share capital, and subsequently the finance aspects of VEON's mandatory tender offer for USD2.3bn of the remaining share capital, recognised as “Telecom M&A Deal of the Year – Emerging Markets” at the TMT M&A Awards.
  • Neqsol Holdings and Bakcell on the bridge financing and bond take-out for its USD743m acquisition of Vodafone Ukraine.
  • YouGov plc on its entry into a EUR280m term and revolving facilities agreement made available to finance the acquisition of GfK's Consumer Panel Services and general corporate purposes.

Fund Finance

Experience includes advising private equity funds, private credit funds, secondaries funds, and infrastructure funds on fund financing facilities ranging from GBP40m to GBP300m, both syndicated and bilateral, including:

  • subscription line/capital call facilities;
  • asset-backed/NAV facilities; and
  • hybrid facilities.
  • English
  • Monash University, Bachelor of Laws, honours
  • University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Commerce


  • “Rising Star” for Bank Lending: Investment Grade and Syndicated Loans, The Legal 500 UK 2022 - 2024.
  • “Recommended” for Acquisition Finance, The Legal 500 UK 2022-2024.
  • “Recommended” for Fund Finance, The Legal 500 UK 2024.


    Mei Mei has presented on acquisition financing at DLA Piper’s “M&A Academy” attended by a wide range of industry professionals, and has separately conducted client presentations on finance and security structures and security enforcement matters.

    Mei Mei has conducted seminars at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia on international business negotiations which were widely attended including by members of the Ethiopian government.

    Memberships And Affiliations

    • Loan Market Association ESG Committee
    • Law Society