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China > Projects and energy: foreign firms

‘Experienced in working with both SOEs and international financial institutions’, White & Case LLP is particularly effective advising on inbound and outbound infastructure and energy mandates, from a project finance perspective. Beijing-based team head David Li is ‘excellent at converting business/commercial points into legal language’, and excels in advising on syndicated project financing transactions involving many different lending entities. As well as his aptitude in relation to commercial/investment bank financings, Li is also well-versed in advising on single and multi-sourced infrastructure and project development financings in jurisdictions throughout Asia Pacific and Africa.

China > Banking and finance: foreign firms

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David LiWhite & Case LLP

Playing significant roles in regional cross-border deals involving major international players, White & Case LLP‘s China banking and finance team is widely regarded as a go-to practice for debt finance transactions in Asia. Executive partner of the Beijing office, David Li, is highly rated by the Greater China market for major financing mandates. Shanghai-based senior consultant Frank Shu regularly advises on the financing of privatisations of Chinese companies and large-scale cross-border property acquisition and financing transactions. The principal figures to note in Hong Kong are Eugene Man, who heads the Asia-Pacific debt finance and restructuring practices; and Baldwin Cheng, whose recent experience includes major pan-Asian financings for both sponsors and debt financiers. In November 2020, the firm expanded its global debt finance practice through the hire of Hong Kong partner Daniel Abercromby from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.