I advise banks and credit funds on leveraged financing and structured lending transactions. I combine a technical yet pragmatic approach with a deep understanding of the market to help clients conclude their most important deals.
Education and qualifications
Dior regularly acts for financial institutions, credit funds, major corporates and sponsors on domestic and cross-border financing transactions. She specialises in leveraged acquisition financing and structured financing, including fund financing, real estate financing and data centre financing.
Dior is recognised as an Up and Coming lawyer in Chambers APAC for Banking & Finance International, and Next Generation Partner in Legal 500 APAC for Banking & Finance (Foreign Firms).
Dior has advised on many of the market’s most significant deals. These include advising:
- a global digital infrastructure company on its bridge facility for the acquisition of more than 4,200 telecommunications towers from one of Indonesia’s leading digital telecoms providers
- Deutsche Bank AG, ING Bank, Nomura, Standard Chartered Bank and E.SUN Commercial Bank (as the arrangers and underwriters) in relation to a senior financing for Baring Private Equity Asia VII Limited for the private acquisition of a 31% stake and the mandatory open offer of up to an additional 26% stake in NIIT Technologies Limited (a subsidiary of Kruisberg B.V), with the value of the interim and take-out facilities totalling over US$300 million
- Qatar Investment Authority on the refinancing of its S$2.1 billion facilities for the acquisition of Asia Square Tower 1, a commercial building in Singapore awarded the Green Mark Platinum status
- the arrangers on a US$310 million facility for the acquisition of a private target in the education sector in Singapore
- a leading global alternative asset manager on the US$315 million facility for its investment in units of an infrastructure investment trust which owns a cross-country natural gas pipeline in India
- a leading real estate investment management firm on its US$150 million and US$90 million capital call facilities