Ms Budhia specialises in debt capital markets, securitisation (including covered bonds) and structured finance, financial markets regulation and derivatives.
Ms Budhia is an expert in navigating clients through complex financial transactions, and is regarded by her clients and peers as a focused partner and confident communicator. She acted on the establishment of the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA), its listing on the NZX in 2015 and its listed debt programme and AUD programme. Ms Budhia has also advised on the establishment of numerous securitisation and covered bond programmes and issuances under those programmes, including UDC Finance Limited's $2billion programme (New Zealand's largest non-bank securitisation).
In addition to Ms Budhia's capital markets experience, she has a highly regarded financial markets regulation practice.