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Andrew Heathcote


Capital markets | Corporate and acquisition financing | Derivatives and structured finance | Fintech | Private capital |

Very helpful and responsive

Client quotation, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021

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About Andrew Heathcote

Andrew specialises in structured finance and debt capital market transactions.

Andrew has over 20 years' experience advising arrangers, originators, funders and trustees in Europe and Asia on a range of structured finance, securitisation and debt capital markets transactions, including a number of high-profile, innovative and award-winning deals.

He was based in the firm's Hong Kong office for over 10 years, working on a range of cross-border debt financings across Asia as well as advising financial institutions on a range of wholesale market activities and he continues to support the firm's Asia finance practice.

Recent work

  • Advising Agricultural Bank of China on the establishment of its $15bn medium-term note programme and several drawdowns under the programme.
  • Advising Shui On Development on numerous senior note issuances, a senior perpetual capital securities issue, tender and exchange offers, and consent solicitation for certain of its outstanding notes.
  • Advising CK Hutchison Holdings on its issuances of €1.35bn of series A and €650m of series B notes.
  • Advising the placing agents and joint lead managers on the issuance by Qingdao City Construction Investment Group of $800m of credit-enhanced bonds and $500m of credit-enhanced senior perpetual capital securities.
  • Advising International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation on its inaugural $2bn short-term structured sukuk programme.



  • Balliol College, Oxford, UK

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Solicitor, Hong Kong