Andy Ferris

Andy Ferris

Partner
Singapore

Email andy.ferris@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +65 6302 2439

Fax +65 6538 7077

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Andy Ferris is a partner and Head of the Asia-Pacific Debt Capital Markets practice at Hogan Lovells.

Andy focuses on advising issuers, underwriters and trustee and agency service providers on issues of debt and equity-linked instruments throughout the Asia Pacific region, across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. He is also experienced in liability management and debt restructuring transactions, particularly in India, Indonesia, China and Singapore.

In 2015, Asian Legal Business listed Andy in its inaugural '40 Under 40' list showcasing '40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region'. In 2016, The Singapore Business Review listed Andy as one of Singapore’s 40 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under recognizing "the city's power elite in the legal sector". In 2018, Andy was listed in the Singapore A-List of Top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal.

Andy is ranked by virtually all legal directories, including Chambers Asia Pacific and IFLR1000.

Andy Ferris maintains a good reputation for his DCM expertise, frequently advising on MTN programme issuances. One client appreciatively comments: "He brings a significant amount of experience to the market and has a very good approach from both a business and technical standpoint. He also works well under pressure and is excellent at drafting EMTN programmes documentation in a very short time span."


Chambers Global and Asia Pacific, 2020

Awards and recognitions

2018 - 2020

Ranked in Capital Markets: International (Singapore)
Chambers Global

2018 - 2020

Ranked in Capital Markets: International (Singapore)
Chambers Asia Pacific

2018

Listed in the Singapore A-List of Top 100 lawyers
Asia Business Law Journal

2018 - 2019

Ranked as Highly Regarded Capital Markets
IFLR1000

Education and admissions

Education

Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2000

Bachelor of Laws, University of Bristol, 1999

Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Representative experience

The Bank of New York Mellon on the global debt restructuring involving Bumi Capital and Bumi Investment.

Ausgrid Finance on the establishment of its US$3bn Secured EMTN Programme and debtors €650m issuance.

J.P. Morgan as arranger of the US$2bn secured EMTN programme established by Transurban Queensland Finance Pty Limited.

DBS Bank, ANZ and The Bank of New York Mellon on the world's first social impact bond listed on the Singapore stock exchange.

Vicinity Centres in relation to the establishment of its €2bn secured euro medium term note programme in 2016 and subsequent update thereof in 2018.

Vicinity Centres on its issuance of £350m 3.375 per cent. Notes due 2026.

RHB Bank Berhad on the establishment of, and drawdown under, its US$5bn EMTN Programme International debt capital markets.

Tongda Group Holdings Limited on the issue of HK$880m 1.0 per cent. convertible bonds due 2018.

Citicorp International as trustee in relation to a dispute before the Indian courts between bondholders and the issuer of two series of convertible bonds.

Citicorp as trustee in relation to a conversion rights dispute between bondholders and Castex Technologies as issuer of US$240m foreign currency convertible bonds.

The Bank of New York Mellon in relation to the default and of US$450m bonds issued by Berau Capital and US$500m bonds issued by Berau Coal.

The Royal Bank of Scotland, BNP Paribas, HSBC and National Australia Bank as managers of the €700m, €650m and £600m notes issued by APT Pipelines.

Crédit Agricole, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and The Royal Bank of Scotland as managers of the €600m 1.875 per cent. notes issued by Transurban Finance.

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