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Nick Koutsoukos

Senior Associate

Nick has extensive experience in a wide range of finance transactions, with particular specialisation in leveraged finance (including TLB, unitranche and bank financing) and acquisition focussed project finance, acting for both sponsors and arrangers. Prior to A&O, Nick was a senior associate at Allens, and prior to that worked in-house for a financial institution.

Nick’s particular experience at A&O includes advising a consortium of credit funds bidding for the corporate financing for Star Entertainment Group, advising lenders on the financing for Advent International’s acquisition of Zimmermann, advising an international infrastructure group on its financing and delivery of mobile towers in the Philippines, and acting for (and for the financiers to) a number of mid to large private equity sponsors in the Australian market.


Representative matters

GIP across various acquisitions and investments including QCLNG, Gladstone LNG and Pluto Train 2 (previous firm experience).

KKR and its consortium partners to finance the take-private acquisition of Spark Infratsructure (previous firm experience).

PEP to finance various acquisitions, including the acquisition and ultimate diverstment of LifeHealthCare (previous firm experience).

Financiers to TPG in relation to various transactions, including Novotech and Funlabs (previous firm experience).

Financiers to QPE in relation to various transactions, including QMS Media and TGI Sports (previous firm experience).



Admitted as a Solicitor (New South Wales), 2016


Juris Doctor (Honours), University of Technology Sydney, 2016
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.