Jurisdiction - Hong Kong
Ashurst Makes Partner Appointment In Hong Kong.

21 August, 2014


Ashurst has strengthened its US loan and debt capital markets practice in the Asia Pacific with the appointment of Anna-Marie Slot as a partner based in Hong Kong. Anna-Marie, who is joining the firm’s global Finance Division, is a high yield and debt capital markets lawyers. She joins Ashurst from White & Case, where she led the regional high yield practice.


Anna-Marie Slot said:


“The Asian DCM market continues to evolve and deepen every year. Ashurst has ambitious plans for its global finance practice and I look forward to helping to build and further develop the firm’s high yield and DCM capability.”


Co-head of Ashurst’s global Finance Division Paul Jenkins, based in Sydney, said:


“Anna-Marie, who is regularly involved in high profile transactions across the region for a range of top-tier underwriter and issuer clients, is a great addition to our team. She brings an outstanding reputation, a high level of expertise and strong client relationships which complement our global business. The US loan and debt capital markets, especially high yield, remain a focus for our clients across the Asia Pacific, and we will continue to invest and build our team to fully serve them in the markets in which they operate.”


Co-head of Ashurst’s global Finance Division Laurent Mabilat, added:


“These appointments reflect Ashurst’s ambition to continue to deliver a top-tier, fully-integrated service to clients across all global loan and capital market products. They also enhance the team’s capabilities in product areas such as leveraged and acquisition finance, project and infrastructure finance, general corporate finance, restructuring and special situations.”


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