Daniel Lindsey is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group and Debt Finance practice. Mr. Lindsey has extensive experience on a variety of debt finance transactions acting for borrowers, lenders, financial advisers and special committees, with a particular focus on cross-border leveraged and acquisition financing transactions. His experience also extends to margin loans, minority ‘back leverage’ financings, mezzanine financings, fund-level financings, syndicated facilities and loan restructurings.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Lindsey was a partner in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis, and previously practised at Linklaters. Mr. Lindsey has been based in Asia (Beijing and Hong Kong) since February 2012. Prior to moving to Asia, he was based in London. Mr. Lindsey speaks English and conversational Mandarin.

Daniel Lindsey律师是高赢国际律师事务所债务融资和私募股权部的合伙人。Lindsey律师拥有代表贷款人、借款人、财务顾问及特别小组委员会办理各类型债务融资交易的丰富经验,专注提供跨境杠杆融资和收购融资服务。他的专业范畴亦涵盖保证金贷款、少数权益反向杠杆融资、夹层融资、基金层面融资、银团贷款及债务重组等。


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Mr. Lindsey has served as counsel to:

  • LionRock Capital on its proposed acquisition of a majority stake in leading shoe manufacturer and retailer Clarks and the related debt restructuring. 
  • LionRock Capital on the financing aspects of its acquisition of International Sports Capital S.p.A., which holds 31.05% shares in FC Internazionale Milano S.p.A.
  • an affiliate of PAG Asia (and, later, Madison Pacific) as security agent in respect of the sale of secured assets and distribution of related proceeds in connection with a financing to the Zhonghong Group for the purchase of shares in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS).
  • FountainVest Partners on the financing aspects of a number of transactions and potential transactions.
  • Hillhouse Capital on the financing aspects of a number of transactions and potential transactions.
  • entities backed by Starcrest Capital in connection with a debt restructuring transaction.
  • PG Impact Investments on its mezzanine debt investment into i-Finance Leasing PLC.
  • Glenor Cask Company Ltd. on a revolving credit facility for its whisky wholesale business.
  • Tybourne Capital on a subscription line facility for its first Asia private equity fund.
  • A leading Asian secondary private equity investment fund on a subscription line facility.
  • Apax Partners on the unitranche leveraged financing for the buy-out of Healthium Medtech in India, the first unitranche financing for an Asia leveraged buy-out (ex Australia).*
  • Carlyle and CITIC on the leveraged financing for their acquisition of McDonald’s China and Hong Kong.*
  • Carlyle on the leveraged financing for its acquisition of VXI Global Solutions.*
  • The financial adviser in the US$6.3 billion pre-conditional voluntary general offer by COSCO Shipping Holdings Co., Ltd. and Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. to acquire all the shares of Orient Overseas (International) Limited.*
  • The financial adviser for a consortium led by Hillhouse Capital and comprising CDH and certain management in its US$6.8 billion privatization of Belle International Holdings Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement.*
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of NYSE-listed Nord Anglia Education Inc. in connection with its acquisition by a consortium led by funds affiliated with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Baring Private Equity Asia. The transaction was named “PE Deal of the Year” by The Asia Legal Awards 2018.*
  • Grand Baoxin Auto Group Limited (HKSE: 1293) in its US$763,400,000 syndicated term loan facility (with a green shoe option up to US$86,600,000) guaranteed by its onshore parent, China Grand Automotive Services Co., Ltd. (600297.SSE), in connection with the refinancing of a US$750,000,000 term loan facility.*
  • Ally Bridge Group, on the financing to fund its joint offer with a consortium established by an affiliate of the target company’s controlling shareholder and GL Capital Group, in its HK$2.34 billion (US$300 million) privatization offer for the H shares of Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group (HKSE: 8058) by way of a voluntary conditional cash offer.*
  • The financial adviser for CVC Capital Partners US$1.1 billion privatization of Nirvana Asia by way of a scheme of arrangement.*
  • Studio City, a major leisure and entertainment operator based in Macau, on the refinancing of its HK$10,855,880,000 senior secured term loan and revolving facilities agreement with an aggregate of approximately US$1.23 billion senior secured notes and a super senior term and revolving credit facility.*
  • Baring Private Equity Asia on the US$750 million first and second lien term loan B leveraged facilities for its acquisition of Vistra and the bolt-on of Orangefield.*
  • The arrangers on a US$850 million leveraged term facility and US$450 million subordinated limited recourse vendor loan note to finance the US$3 billion leveraged buyout of US-listed Chinese online games developer and operator Giant Interactive Group by a consortium led by Baring Private Equity Asia, CDH and Hony Capital.*
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China on a US$1.5 billion oil-backed Sinosure covered prepayment financing in favour of PDVSA, the Venezuelan state-owned oil company.*

Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Mr. Lindsey was based in London, where he served as counsel to:

  • The lender syndicate on the CHF 2bn senior bank, pari passu bond and subordinated bond financing of Apax’s acquisition of Orange Switzerland from France Telecom.*
  • The club of lenders on the P2P acquisition financing for the Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited led consortium (CKI) bid for Northumbrian Water Group plc.*
  • CVC France on its take-private acquisition of Delachaux.*
  • The mandated lead arrangers and underwriters in connection with the LBO of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s central and eastern European operations by CVC Capital Partners.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

  • 代表莱恩资本就其收购领先鞋类制造商和零售商Clarks的多数股权及相关的债务重组事宜提供法律服务。 
  • 代表莱恩资本对持有国际米兰足球俱乐部31.05%的股份的International Sports Capital S.p.A.进行的收购进行融资。
  • 代表太盟投资集团(后麦迪森太平洋)的一家附属公司作为担保代理人,出售担保资产和分配与中弘卓业集团购买海洋世界娱乐公司(Seaworld Entertainment, Inc.)的股份融资有关的相关收益(纽约证券交易所:SEAS)。
  • 代表方源资本就其一些交易和潜在交易提供融资方面的咨询服务。
  • 代表高瓴资本就其一些交易和潜在交易提供融资方面的咨询服务。
  • 代表由星峰资本支持的公司就其一项债务重组交易提供咨询服务。
  • 代表 PG Impact Investments 对 i-Finance Leasing PLC 进行夹层债务投资。
  • 代表Glenor Cask Company Ltd. 就其威士忌批发业务的循环信用贷款提供法律咨询服务。
  • 代表Tybourne Capital 为其首只亚洲私募股权基金提供缴资信用贷款。
  • 代表亚洲一家领先的私募股权二级市场投资公司完成授信额度融资。
  • 代表Apax Partners通过Unitranche这一高级债务和次级债务结合后的融资方式,收购印度医疗器械制造商Healthium Medtech,此为亚洲(澳大利亚以外)通过Unitranche融资进行杠杆收购的首例。*
  • 代表凯雷和中信对麦当劳中国和香港进行的收购进行杠杆融资。*
  • 代表凯雷就其收购VXI Global Solutions交易中的杠杆融资提供法律服务。
  • 代表财务顾问参与中远海运控股股份有限公司和上海国际港务(集团)股份有限公司63亿美元的附条件的自愿全面要约,以收购东方海外(国际)有限公司的全部股份。*
  • 代表由高瓴资本牵头、包括鼎晖投资和若干管理层人员在内的财团的财务顾问处理通过协议计划对百丽国际控股有限公司进行的68亿美元的私有化。*
  • 代表纽交所上市公司Nord Anglia Education Inc.董事会特别委员会处理由加拿大养老金计划投资局和霸菱亚洲的关联基金牵头的财团对其进行的收购。此交易荣获2018年亚洲法律大奖年度最佳私募股权交易。*
  • 代表广汇宝信汽车集团有限公司处理其763,400,000美元银团定期贷款融资事宜(绿鞋期权最高为86,600,000美元),该贷款由其境内母公司广汇汽车服务股份公司担保,用于对一笔750,000,000美元定期贷款的再融资。*
  • 代表汇桥资本集团,在与目标上市公司控股股东联属公司及德福资本集团组成的财团作为联合要约人,通过自愿有条件现金要约以23.4亿港元(约3亿美元)全面收购山东罗欣药业集团股份有限公司的和H股并进行私有化及退市的交易中,就联合要约的融资事宜提供法律咨询服务。*
  • 代表财务顾问就CVC Capital Partners通过协议安排方式对Nirvana Asia进行11亿美元私有化提供法律咨询服务。*
  • 代表新濠影汇就其10,855,880,000港元高级有担保定期贷款的再融资以及循环贷款协议提供法律咨询服务,其中涉及总计约12.3亿美元高级有担保票据和超高级定期循环信贷。*
  • 代表霸菱亚洲就其用以收购瑞致达公司并对Orangefield进行补强型收购有关的7.5亿美元第一和第二留置权定期贷款B资本事宜提供法律咨询服务。*
  • 代表安排行就一项8.5亿美元杠杆定期贷款和4.5亿美元从属有限追索卖方贷款票据提供法律咨询服务,上述融资用于由霸菱亚洲、鼎晖和弘毅资本牵头的联合体对美国上市的中国网络游戏开发商和运营商巨人网络有限公司进行的30亿美元杠杆收购。*
  • 代表中国工商银行就15亿美元石油支持的、中信保承保的、以委内瑞拉国有石油公司PDVSA为收益人的预付款融资提供法律咨询服务。*


  • 代表贷款人银团就Apax从法国电信收购Orange Switzerland的20亿瑞士法郎高级银行、同等顺位债券和次级债券融资提供法律咨询服务。*
  • 代表贷款人团体就长江基建集团有限公司牵头的联合体(“长江基建”)竞购Northumbrian Water Group plc.的P2P收购融资提供法律咨询服务。*
  • 代表CVC France就其对Delachaux的私有化收购提供法律咨询服务。*
  • 代表授权牵头安排行和承销商就CVC Capital Partners杠杆收购安海斯-布希英博中东欧洲业务提供法律咨询服务。*


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Legal Practice Course, 2007
University of Law, London Moorgate
Bachelors of Law, 2006
University of Sheffield


专业法律实践文凭, 2007
文学学士, 2006



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