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White & Case
Hong Kong

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Hong Kong > Banking and finance

White & Case stands out in banking and finance deals across Asia. Its many areas of strength include cross-border leveraged financings, secured and unsecured credit facilities, syndicated and non-syndicated loans, and single and multicurrency-denominated facilities. It also advises on real estate finance, pre-IPO finance, project finance and asset finance. In addition, it handles sponsor-led finance transactions for lenders and borrowers. Clients include major international brands, banks, financial service clients and alternative credit providers. Baldwin Cheng and counsel Stephen Howard are among the recommended individuals in the team. Asia-Pacific head Eric Berg and regional practice head Eugene Man are also names to note, as is Andrew Bishop.

China > Banking and finance: foreign firms

White & Case LLP is well known for its assistance on large banking and finance deals that emanate from Asia, including leveraged acquisition financings, real estate finance, project financing and asset finance. The team also acts for credit funds and hedge funds, as well as securities houses, on debt, equity-linked and equity investments in Asia and around the world. David Li is a highly rated Beijing contact and Shanghai’s Frank Shu is a senior legal consultant. In Hong Kong, Eric Berg is the head of the firm’s Asia Pacific region, Eugene Man leads the Asia Pacific banking and restructuring practices, and Baldwin Cheng is well known for advising both Chinese and global banks on major pan-Asian financings.