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David Eterovic
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David Eterovic combines skill in corporate finance (particularly acquisition finance) and project finance with debt restructuring expertise. His corporate finance work includes syndicated and bilateral bank debt, leveraged finance, public company takeover finance, debt capital markets issuance and vendor finance. He acts for major domestic and global banks, listed corporations on their borrowings, mutuals and other capital constrained entities, investing consortia and private equity funds.

David has driven several novel capital raisings and public company takeover financings, including bond issues by capital constrained co-operatives and mutuals and Australia’s first executed hostile takeover (P2P) of an ASX listed entity by private equity.

He has led or co-led legal teams on some of Australia’s largest energy and infrastructure deals and acquisition financings. In doing so, he assisted a number of international organisations investing for the first time in Australia in setting up their Australian investment and debt structures.

David’s broad-based finance expertise is widely acknowledged with international peer guides such as Chambers, Expert Guides and IFLR naming him as a leading lawyer in categories such as acquisition finance, project finance, structured finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Some long-standing clients include Affinity Equity Partners, Australian Unity, Coles Group, Elders, NAB, CBA and Westpac.

He is a frequent speaker and commentator on developments in corporate finance and global banking regulation.

David holds an MBA (with High Honors) from the University of Chicago and ranked within the top 5% of Chicago Booth's 2002 global graduate class.

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