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White & Case Offices
9th Floor Central Tower
28 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong SAR
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White & Case is noted for its experience handling large bank finance deals across Asia. At the forefront of the market for lender-side work, the practice has recently continued to strengthen its private equity sponsor/borrower financing capability. The practice has leveraged acquisition finance and high-yield experts in key financial hubs across Asia, as well as London and New York. Head of the Asia-Pacific banking and restructuring practices, Eugene Man is recommended for bank finance work. Baldwin Cheng is well-regarded for major pan-Asian financings for Chinese banks and leading global banks active in Greater China. Stephen Howard, who was recently promoted to partner, is recommended and Daniel Abercromby is a new addition to the team. Former head of team Eric Berg has retired and Andrew Bishop has joined Latham & Watkins LLP.
White & Case LLP‘s China-based real estate team advises developers, owners, private and institutional investors, investment funds, lenders and underwriters on a variety of real estate transactions in Asia. It is experienced in a range of assets, including office and apartment buildings, multi-family developments, mixed-use properties, shopping centres, hotels and resorts, and warehouses. Beijing-based David Li‘s real estate experience includes both bond offerings and bank financings; and Hong Kong-based Baldwin Cheng is particularly active in private equity-related real estate financing transactions.
White & Case LLP regularly advises on some of the largest bank finance deals coming out of Asia, including significant regional cross-border deals that involve major international brands. In addition to the ‘efficient and commercial‘ practice’s widely respected lender-side work, it is also increasingly active in relation to private equity sponsor and borrower-side financings, and particularly stands out for asset, project and real estate finance work. Executive partner of the Beijing office, David Li focuses primarily on China inbound and outbound financing transactions, while Shanghai-based senior legal consultant Frank Shu has substantial experience in acquisition, structured and real estate finance. Eugene Man leads the Asia Pacific banking and restructuring practices from Hong Kong, where experienced Baldwin Cheng advises on major pan-Asian financings.