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Giancarlo B. Sambalido

Registered Foreign Lawyer, NY

Hong Kong

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Giancarlo B. Sambalido

Registered Foreign Lawyer, NY

Hong Kong

Gian is a New York qualified and Philippine qualified attorney and has advised on a range of capital markets transactions, including equity offerings and placements, bond issuances (standalone, euro and global medium term note programs), liability management transactions, structured finance products and securitizations.

He has represented issuers, underwriters and credit enhancers in connection with public and private offerings of securities (including sovereign offerings) and several asset-backed commercial paper conduit transactions. He also has project finance experience and has represented sponsors, lenders and equity investors in connection with the development, project financing and acquisition of power, transportation and other major infrastructure projects. Prior to moving to the Hong Kong office, Gian was resident in our New York office. Gian co-leads our Philippines focused group and speaks fluent Tagalog. 

News & insights

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 13 OCTOBER 2021

Restructuring, liquidation and solvent dissolution options in Australia

Australia has a well-developed and comprehensive legal framework for the restructuring, insolvent liquidation or solvent dissolution of Australian companies – both solvent and insolvent.  A number of…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Russia: a hot market

When it comes to sustainable lending, the Russian loan market is punching above its weight. Many of Russia’s leading corporates have raised ESG or sustainability-linked loans (in some cases, multiple…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

EU Securitisation Regulation – The end of tax notification obligation for European investors in Australian securitisations

On 5 October 2021, some good news for the Australian securitisation market came from the EU following a decision by the Council (linked here) to recognise that Australia has implemented all the…

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Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong, 2014

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2008


LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia University School of Law

LL.B., University of the Philippines College of Law

A.B., Political Science, Ateneo de Manila University

Published work

  • Sambalido. G, Hwang. J, Camp. L M, Abdoolraman. M, Smith. D, Poon. D (2012) "Further exclusions from commodity pool regulation for certain securitization vehicles; no-action relief for certain securitization vehicles formed prior to October 12, 2012", Lexology
  • Hwang. J, Sambalido. G, Cho. In (2013) "Performance and Regulatory Trends in the Credit Card Sector", The Journal of Structured Finance Summer 2013, p.37-41