Brendan Macreadie

Brendan Macreadie

Counsel, Banking

Brendan Macreadie acts for borrowers, banks, alternative lenders and other institutions on a wide variety of secured and unsecured domestic and multijurisdictional transactions, including general corporate financings, leveraged buyouts, real estate financings, fund financings, restructurings and subordinated debt structures.


Mr. Macreadie’s recent representative transactions include advising:

  • Central Group and SIGNA Group in connection with the financing of their £4 billion acquisition of Selfridges
  • Horvik Limited in relation to the financing of its preconditional mandatory offer to acquire Trans-Siberian Gold plc
  • Fortiana Holdings Limited in relation to the financing of its US$1.5 billion acquisition of Highland Gold Mining Limited
  • Sampo plc on the debt financing for its £1.66 billion takeover bid for Hastings Group Holdings plc
  • NCR Corporation in connection with the financing of its US$1.7 billion acquisition of Cardtronics plc
  • Crosstree Real Estate Partners in connection with the financing for Crosstree Real Estate Special Situations Fund III
  • Arrow Global in connection with various financings for the Arrow Credit Opportunities Fund, its first pan-European NPL Fund
  • DigitalBridge Group, Inc. on numerous matters, including in connection with: its acquisition of the Abraaj Group’s Latin America private equity platform; its investment in a joint venture with U+I Group plc; its €346 million loan-on-loan facilities arranged by Morgan Stanley; its investment in Spencer Place Development Company Limited to finance the acquisition and development of Spencer Dock in Dublin; and the provision of mezzanine facilities to the owner of the Doncaster shopping centre
  • The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation on four separate financings (including financings carried out by monetising long-term commodity sale agreements) raising over US$2 billion in aggregate
  • HC-One in connection with the refinancing of its existing facilities and the financing of its £300 million acquisition of Bupa Care Homes Limited
  • Danaos Corporation in connection with its US$2.2 billion out-of-court debt restructuring
  • Roust Corporation in connection with its US$1.1 billion prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganisation



  • GDLP, College of Law, New South Wales, 2011
  • LL.B. (Hons), University of Sydney, 2010
  • B.C., University of Sydney, 2008


  • New South Wales, Australia

Brendan Macreadie