Charlie Clayton-Payne

Charlie Clayton-Payne


Email [email protected]​

Phone +65 6302 2554

Fax +65 6538 7077


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Charlie Clayton-Payne is a Partner in the Banking and Finance team. He is an international finance professional with a wealth of experience across industry sectors and geographies in the Asia Pacific region. He advises financial institutions and borrowers on a wide variety of structures, including secured and unsecured syndicated lending, cross-border sponsor backed acquisition financings, capital call facilities, structured lending, leveraged finance, project finance and debt restructurings.

During his time in Asia, Charlie has been seconded to Standard Chartered Bank working with the loan structuring and syndication teams and is consistently ranked in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leading finance lawyer in the Asia Pacific region.

Education and admissions


Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2007

B.A. History, University of Durham, Honours 1st Class, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

The arrangers of a US$220m facility to a real estate investment fund for the purpose of acquiring business parks in India

The arrangers in relation to facilities to the VIRTUS HoldCo Group for the development and construction of data centres located in London, United Kingdom

A major regional bank in connection with a US$100m secured subscription finance facility to a Chinese based PE fund

The arrangers of US$235m secured facilities for the acquisition of the SPi Global group of businesses by a vehicle sponsored by Partners Group in the Philippines

The arrangers in connection with secured US$200m term facilities to FKS Food and Agri Pte. Ltd. and certain of its Indonesian subsidiaries

The arrangers of a £250mn secured facility to subsidiaries of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan to refinance its acquisition of office blocks in the City of London

The arrangers of a US$650 million facility to PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk

Eight Mandated Lead Arrangers and 24 other original lenders of a US$1.5bn revolving credit facility provided to a member of the BOC Aviation group

A major regional bank in connection with the restructuring of one of its largest secured exposures to an Indian conglomerate

The arrangers in relation to their financing of the acquisition by Baring Private Equity Asia of a stake in an Indian aggregates business

Two Indonesian domiciled banks in their roles as arrangers of IDR1,250,000,000,000 secured facilities to PT Softex

The lending syndicate in relation to facilities to finance the acquisition by a Chinese-based private equity house of its pan-Asian commercial equipment rental business

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