Andy Ferris

Andy Ferris


Email [email protected]​

Phone +65 6302 2439

Fax +65 6538 7077


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

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 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". In 2018, Asia Business Law Journal recognised Andy on its "A-List" of Singapore's top 100 lawyers.

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

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 - 2023

Ranked in Capital Markets: International (Singapore)
Chambers Global

2018 - 2022

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

2018 - 2020

Listed as a Recommended Lawyer for Capital Markets: Equity and Debt: Foreign Firms (Singapore)
Legal 500 Asia Pacific

2018 - 2020

Ranked as Highly Regarded for Capital Markets: Debt


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


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


Listed in 40 under 40
Asian Legal Business

Education and admissions


Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2000

Bachelor of Laws, University of Bristol, 1999


Law Society of England and Wales

Representative experience

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.

BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, HSBC Bank and J.P. Morgan Securities plc on the issue of €600m 2.00 per cent. Notes due 15 July 2030 by APT Pipelines under its US$5bn EMTN Programme.

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

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

Citicorp as trustee in relation to a conversion rights dispute between bondholders and an Indian issuer of 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.

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