NAME: John Schembri
LAW FIRM: Gilbert + Tobin
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.