Andrew Payne has deep experience in special situations, debt restructuring and private equity M&A. His experience is broad, and involves advising rescue financiers, noteholders, insolvency office holders (such as receivers, liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy), corporates and special situation funds, whether in relation to debt restructuring or the acquisition or disposal of assets, including distressed assets.

Andrew's extensive experience advising on private equity M&A, includes advising on leveraged buy-outs, auction transactions, co-investments for major institutional investors and portfolio acquisitions or disposals. In particular, he has experience leading transactions involving the acquisition or disposal of entire portfolios of private equity / debt interests from a single seller.

In Asia, the geographic coverage of Andrew’s experiences ranges from Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Australia, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan to India.