Andy Ferris | Singapore | Hogan Lovells

Andy Ferris

Partner Corporate & Finance

Languages

English

Ferris Andy

Andy Ferris
Ferris Andy
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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Andy Ferris has a good reputation for debt capital markets mandates, including many deals involving Australian entities. He is also involved in the restructuring of bonds.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023: Capital Markets: International

Andy Ferris is a partner and Head of the Asia-Pacific International 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, with a particular interest in sustainable and social impact finance. He is also experienced in liability management and debt restructuring transactions, particularly in Australia, India, Indonesia, China and Singapore.

In 2018, Asia Business Law Journal recognised Andy on its "A-List" of Singapore's top 100 lawyers. In 2015, 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" and Asian Legal Business listed Andy in its inaugural '40 Under 40' list showcasing "40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region". 

Andy is ranked by virtually all legal directories, including Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR1000 and Legal 500.

Andy sits on the firm’s ESG Board, which coordinates the firm’s approach and work in the ESG space and is part of our Sustainable Finance & Investment practice leadership team. While he advises across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, he has a particular interest in sustainable and social impact finance. 

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Andy Ferris has a good reputation for debt capital markets mandates, including many deals involving Australian entities. He is also involved in the restructuring of bonds.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023: Capital Markets: International

Representative experience

International Finance Corporation on its partnership with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) in connection with BPI’s issuance of a US$250 million green bond (Bond).

J.P. Morgan Securities plc, BNP Paribas and other managers on the €500 million 7.125 per cent. Guaranteed Subordinated Hybrid Notes due 2083, issued by APA Infrastructure Limited.

International Finance Corporation on its JPY16.5bn investment in a sustainability-linked bond issued by CapitaLand Ascott Trust.

International Finance Corporation on its investment in AYC Finance Limited, a foreign subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, through its subscription of a US$100m 10-year social bond.

Afterpay Limited, as English law counsel, on its A$1.5bn unsecured zero coupon convertible notes due 2026. 

BOC Aviation Limited on its US$15bn GMTN Programme and the subsequent issue of US$1bn 3.25 per cent. Notes due 2025 thereunder.

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

J.P. Morgan as arranger of the US$10bn and US$2bn Secured EMTN Programmes established by Transurban Finance Company and Transurban Queensland and numerous issuances thereunder.

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

Vicinity Centres in relation to the establishment of its €2bn Secured EMTN Programme and subsequent issuances thereunder.

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

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

Credentials

Education
  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2000
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Bristol, 1999
Memberships
  • Law Society of England and Wales

Recognition

Ranked in Capital Markets: International (Singapore)

Chambers Global

2018 - 2024
Ranked in Capital Markets: International (Singapore)

Chambers Asia Pacific

2018 - 2024
Listed as a Recommended Lawyer for Capital Markets: Equity and Debt: Foreign Firms (Singapore)

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

2018 - 2024
Ranked as Highly Regarded for Capital Markets: Debt

IFLR1000

2018 - 2023
Listed in the Singapore A-List of Top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal

2018
Listed as one of Singapore's 40 most influential lawyers under 40

Singapore Business Review

2016
Listed in 40 under 40

Asian Legal Business

2015