Director – International Corporate Finance
Contact on: email@example.com
Phone No: +61 3 9821 5770
Philip has over 30 years’ experience advising senior management and in-house counsel on capital markets transactions, strategic, finance and business issues, public company governance and disclosure, corporate and securities law, broker-dealer compliance, and related matters. Philip is based primarily in New York, NY, USA, and regularly travels to Australia.
Philip has represented and advised global financial institutions, corporations, issuers, placement agents and underwriters in connection with a wide variety of capital markets transactions including domestic and international public offerings, private placements of debt and equity, IPO’s, negotiated acquisitions, joint ventures, startups and derivative securities.
Formerly a partner of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, Special Counsel with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York and Associate with Freehills in Australia. For over thirty years in New York, USA and in Melbourne, Australia,
Philip has represented prominent institutions and individuals. His clients have included:
- Leading Investment Banks and Underwriters, including: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank Securities, Drexel Burnham Lambert, JP Morgan Securities Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, National Australia Bank Limited, Salomon Brothers Inc., UBS AG and Wells Fargo Securities;
- Leading Corporates, including: Droga5, LLC, American Express Company, Athene Global Funding, Beatrice Australia Limited, Big Flower Press Holdings, Inc., Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, GCR Holdings Limited, General Instrument Corporation, G.J Coles & Coy Limited (Coles Myer Limited), IDT Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation, Mayne Nickless Limited, Maxwell Central and East European Partnership, L.P., Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, NEXTLINK Communications Inc., Ormat Technologies Inc., Pacific Dunlop Limited, Perez Companc S.A., Pitney Bowes Inc., Six Flags Corporation, The New York Times Company Inc., Unilever Capital Corporation, Unilever N.V. and Universal Foods Corporation.
Philip joined Fawkner Capital as a Director in January 2018 and brings a valuable international perspective to Fawkner’s corporate finance capabilities. In addition to his role as a Director of Fawkner Capital, Philip is currently a Director and Chairman of Sponserve USA, Inc., the US subsidiary of SponServe Group, a global leader in sports and brand rights management. He is also a member of the Advisory Board and Head of Faculty of AltaClaro,Inc., a New York based technology startup focused on legal education and mentoring where he provides overall strategic, legal market and content advice. Philip serves as Chairman & General Counsel of the American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia, a tax-exempt charitable organization engaged in fostering the visual arts and cultural exchange between the United States and Australia and a director of The Island People’s Project,
Fishers Island, NY.
Philip’s qualifications include: LL.B.(Hons), 1984, David Derham School of Law, B. Ec, 1982, Monash University. He is currently admitted to the bar in New York, USA.