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Gemey Visscher
Partner
Over three decades, I have developed strong experience in corporate financing transaction, including acquisition financing, property financing, project financing and commodity-based financing transactions within Australia and overseas.
  • +61 8 6189 7865
  • +61 408 767 820

I am adept at handling the complex issues that confront borrowers (both major corporations and mid-caps) as well as financiers (both domestic and international).

To exceed my clients’ expectations, I focus on their commercial objectives and constantly strive to be proactive, innovative and responsive.

Career Highlights

  • China Development Bank – acted in relation to funding of US$1.34 billion to Sino Iron Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of CITIC Pacific Mining, for the Sino iron ore project in Western Australia, including port and rail arrangements and mining infrastructure
  • BNP Paribas, National Australia Bank Limited and The Royal Bank of Scotland – advised in relation to funding the Hope Downs iron ore project for Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd including joint venture arrangements, rail arrangements and mining infrastructure
  • Perseus Mining Cóte d’Ivoire SA – advised in relation to obtaining funding from Macquarie Bank Limited for the Sissingué gold project in Cóte d’Ivoire, including the construction of mining infrastructure
  • Sabodala Gold Operations SA – advised in relation to funding from Macquarie Bank Limited for the Sabodala gold project in Senegal, including the construction of mining infrastructure
  • Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited – acted in relation to funding from Macquarie Bank Limited and Credit Suisse for the Edikan gold project in Ghana
  • Red 5 Limited – advised in relation to funding from Sprott Resources Finance for the Siana gold project in the Philippines
  • ANZ, Bank of America N.A., Sydney Branch, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, Bank of China Limited, Sydney Branch, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Citibank N.A., Sydney Branch, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ING Bank (Australia) Limited, National Australia Bank Limited, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd and Westpac Banking Corporation – acted in relation to funding of A$500 million to Gruyere Holdings Pty Ltd for the acquisition of a 50% participating interest in the joint venture for the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia
  • ANZ, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Barclays Bank PLC, Australian Branch, Citibank N.A., Sydney Branch, HSBC Bank Australia Limited, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd and Westpac Banking Corporation – advised in relation to funding of A$500 million to AngloGold Ashanti Australia Limited for corporate requirements
  • Bankwest, National Australia Bank Limited and Westpac Banking Corporation – advised in relation to funding of A$300 million to the BGC Group for the acquisition of land in Perth and Rivervale in Western Australia and the construction of the Westin and the Aloft hotels
  • ANZ and Bankwest – advised in relation to funding of A$418 million to Ever Glory (Australia) Holdings Corporation and Glory Property II Investments Pty Ltd for the acquisition of the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Kailis Bros Pty Ltd – advised in relation to funding of A$180 million from Bank of China Limited, Macau Branch and Westpac Banking Corporation for the acquisition of, and the working requirements of, the Kailis Group