John Schembri

LAW FIRM: Gilbert + Tobin

COUNTRY: Australia

PRACTICE AREAS: Banking and finance

INDUSTRY SECTORS: Consumer goods and services

John Schembri advised unitranche loan and super senior RCF lenders on the Real Pet Foods Co Group refinancing. 

Unitranche loan first appeared in Australia in 2017 and this deal is still one of the few unitranche deals in the market.

Schembri is the head of the firm's banking and infrastructure team where he specialises in structured and project financing and leveraged financing. His experience also stretches to financing of certain asset acquisitions and funding general working capital requirements.