Lynsey Edgar advises top-tier sponsors on complex, cross-border financing transactions, particularly investments in energy and infrastructure assets.
Ms. Edgar leverages a sophisticated understanding of the market and her international perspective to guide private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as credit funds, in Asia-Pacific and Europe on a broad range of financings and capital structures, including:
- Leveraged and cross-border acquisition finance
- Platform debt financings
- Private credit transactions
- Mezzanine financings
- Special situations
She keeps her finger on the pulse of global markets to craft innovative financing solutions that provide clients with the flexibility they need to achieve their commercial objectives. Ms. Edgar unlocks the firm’s global platform and collaborates to drive efficiency and integration across the network to benefit clients
A recognized leader, both within the firm and the industry, Ms. Edgar serves on Latham’s Asia Knowledge Management and Diversity Leadership Committees and previously served on the firm's Mentoring Committee and as Chair of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association’s Young Leaders Committee.
She regularly advocates for women in law, including as a member of the firm’s Asia Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee and as a former Co-Chair of IWIRC’s Hong Kong Board, and the Women in Finance Asia Steering Committee.
Ms. Edgar speaks at industry events on market trends, including on a cross-practice panel for the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association.
Before joining Latham, Ms. Edgar worked in the London and Hong Kong offices of another leading international law firm. She has also completed a secondment to Goldman Sachs’ principal investments legal team in Hong Kong, primarily supporting the special situations group and merchant banking division across Asia.