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Alastair Gourlay is a banking and finance lawyer with two decades of experience representing financial institutions, financial investors, and corporates in cross-border leveraged finance, private credit, funds finance, corporate finance, debt and equity distressed financings, and real estate finance.

Alastair has practiced in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Brazil. His many representations prior to joining Jones Day in 2024 include: a lending syndicate of more than 20 global financial institutions on the AU$1.5 billion multicurrency syndicated sustainability linked loan facility for Ramsay Health Care (International Financing Review (IFR) Asia ESG Loan of the Year 2021); various private credit funds and financial institutions on the up to AU$1 billion take-private unitranche acquisition financing for TPG Capital's acquisition of Invocare; the first and second lien lenders on the Term Loan B financing for EQT's acquisition of the Icon Group (Debt Market Deal of the Year at the Australasian Law Awards 2023); Japan Bank for International Cooperation as credit support provider to Telstra's AU$1.9 billion acquisition of Digicel Pacific; an Australian private credit fund on the real estate financing for EQT Private Capital Asia acquisition of the Hilton Hotel, Sydney; and various funds and financiers on funds financings, including to Global Infrastructure Partners and OPTrust, a Canadian pension fund.

Alastair is a committee member of the Asia Pacific Loan Markets Association (APLMA) and the Funds Finance Association (FFA) and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)/Alternative Credit Council (ACC) and a member of the Loan Markets Association (LMA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).