Adam Machray’s practice focuses on international financing transactions and restructuring transactions.

He also has experience in international corporate transactions, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and capital markets and advises clients on general corporate and commercial matters.

He also has experience of financial regulatory matters, particularly in relation to financial institution recovery and resolution planning.

Adam joined the firm in 2011, and was seconded to the General Counsel division of Credit Suisse between October 2012 and January 2013. Before joining the firm, Adam worked as a Legal Assistant at the Scottish Law Commission between September 2009 and August 2010.

Notable Experience

  • Alpha Capital Partners on the €350 million leveraged buyout of European insulation business Ipcom.

  • Qatar Investment Authority in the €10.2 billion sale by Rosneftegaz of a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil company. 

  • Global manufacturing and chemicals conglomerate Bekaert in connection with its investment in BBRG, a leveraged joint venture with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

  • FESCO on a comprehensive restructuring of their indebtedness under two series of listed U.S. dollar-denominated eurobonds, two series of rouble-denominated bonds, and certain bilateral facilities.

  • Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd. (HMM) in the restructuring of its bulk and container ship leases. 

  • Credit Suisse International in relation to a $500 million variable forward transaction with De Agostini S.p.A.

  • A debtholder in relation to the proposed restructuring of international retail conglomerate Steinhoff.

  • An ad hoc creditors committee of bondholders in connection with a possible restructuring of Odebrecht Oil and Gas.

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the sale of its wealth management business in Asia, Europe and Latin America to Julius Baer. 

  • A consortium of hedge funds in their acquisition of manufacturing businesses in Ireland and Northern Ireland, including upstream structural matters.

  • An international mining joint-venture in a $400 million refinancing. 

  • Various global financial institutions in relation to internal MREL-compliant group financing arrangements.

  • An international mining and metals group in relation to an international iron ore prepayment agreement.

  • A global financial institution on its ongoing disclosure requirements.

  • Advising on various private equity auction bids.

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