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 the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association’s Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Committee – APAC. She also 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.

Ms. Edgar's experience includes advising:

Energy & Infrastructure

  • IKS Health, a premier global healthcare solution provider, on a financing for the acquisition of AQuity Holdings, a leading tech-enabled provider of medical transcription, coding, and scribing services in the healthcare sector
  • I Squared Capital on the financing for the acquisition of international transport business Arriva Group, including all of its operating businesses across 10 European markets
  • Global Infrastructure Partners and KKR on the financing in connection with a strategic co-control partnership with Vodafone to invest in Vantage Towers, a leading telecoms tower company in Europe 
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management, one of the world’s leading investment managers, on the financing for its structured investment (through its infrastructure investing business) in Goodpack, a leading provider of reusable metal container solutions and a key supply chain partner to large blue-chip companies across the globe
  • Swiss Life Asset Management AG, on behalf of a Swiss Life Infrastructure Fund, on the US$165 million financing for Porto Parent GmbH in relation to the acquisition of Infrareal GmbH, an owner and operator of Behringwerke and Jena life science parks 
  • I Squared Capital on the amendment and extension of its HK$7.1 billion financing originally provided in connection with the acquisition of Hutchison Global Company Investment Holding Limited, one of Hong Kong’s leading internet service providers 
  • Adani Transmission Limited, India’s largest private sector power transmission and retail distribution company, on its US$700 million platform infrastructure senior financing facility, the first-of-its-kind sanctioned by international banks in the transmission sector. The funds will be used to finance four green projects developed by ATL in Gujarat and Maharashtra. The deal was awarded India Deal of the Year at the 2021 PFI Awards
  • A leading infrastructure fund on the financing for the proposed acquisition of passive infrastructure
  • 3i Infrastructure on the financing for its bid for the proposed acquisition of a manufacturer of pre-fabricated schools
  • Goldman Sachs on the INR2.65 billion term loan and convertible debentures for Platinum Holdings Private Limited, a shopping mall in India

Private Equity Finance

  • TPG, as a co-investor with Northstar, on the financing for the acquisition of 80% of Greenfields Dairy, a Singapore-based company producing dairy products  
  • Carlyle on a term loan and revolving credit facility for Kilometer Holdings, L.P, and Kilometer Holdings GP, Ltd., a holding company 
  • CVC on the financing for the acquisition of Sajjan India, a manufacturer of chemicals 
  • Carlyle on the financing for the acquisition of A Twosome Place, a South Korea-based coffee shop chain 
  • Carlyle on the financing for the acquisition of Indian headquartered global IT services company, Hexaware Technologies Limited. This transaction is considered one of India’s largest ever secured bond leveraged buyout financings
  • CDH Investments on its financing in connection with the acquisition of a stake in WOW Tech International, a Germany-based company that develops and markets intimate stimulation devices 
  • Carlyle on a term loan facility in connection with Carlyle's acquisition of certain shares of Piramel Pharma Limited, a global pharmaceutical company based in India 
  • Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC's on the US$165 million term loan, cash bridge, and revolving credit facility in connection with its acquisition of PCI Limited, an investment holding company, and a provider of electronics manufacturing services 
  • Partners Group on the US$235 million term loan, capex, and revolving credit facility in connection with its acquisition of SPi Global, a Philippines-based provider of outsourced services to education, science, technical, and medical research publishers


  • The bondholder committee in connection with the restructuring of Noble Group Limited, a commodities trader across a range of industrial and energy products; this transaction was awarded Restructuring Deal of the Year at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2019, Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring at The Asia Legal Awards 2019, Asia-Pacific Bond Deal of the Year award at the Project Finance International Global Awards 2019, and Refinancing Deal of the Year at the IJGlobal Asia Pacific Awards 2018
  • Rolta India Ltd, a provider of IT solutions, in connection with the default of senior notes issued and potential restructuring of its group indebtedness  
  • China Shanshui Cement Group Limited, as debtor, in connection with the restructuring and repayment of its US$500 million offshore senior unsecured bonds

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Hong Kong (Solicitor)


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Edinburgh, 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French