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Ashurst

Banking & Finance (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Adept at handling a range of cross-border transactions, particularly structured and project finance deals. Regularly engaged by commercial and investment banks to advise on financing of infrastructure and energy projects. Particular expertise in outbound matters involving African and South-East Asian countries. Maintains a strong following among major state-owned Chinese banks. Leverages the support of a strong regional practice and often works alongside colleagues from the India and Singapore offices.

Work highlights

Advised China Development Bank and Bank of China on a series of USD18.5 billion financing facilities provided in relation to several Asia-China natural gas pipeline projects.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Lau is gaining a reputation in the finance sphere by offering a broad practice, covering real estate and project finance as well as syndicated loan transactions. He is particularly active on behalf of Chinese financial institutions and corporates.

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Overview

Ashurst's Banking and Finance practice has strong capabilities and an impressive track record in handling a diverse range of banking and finance deals. In particular, the team has been acting for leading international and regional financial institutions, alternative credit providers, multinational corporate borrowers, issuers and government agencies on a strong flow of cross-border, multi-jurisdictional international project financing, real estate financing, margin loans, structured lending, fund financing and acquisition financing deals with tens of billion US dollar in value across the globe.

Key strengths include:-

  • ​The capability of offering full range of banking and financial services and handling deals with high complex structures. We lead deals which are first of their kind.
  • High quality team work and transaction management skills in supporting clients in high profile transactions, with the ability to plan and execute complex and strategically significant projects.
  • House of expertise across the global network to meet the geographical and language needs of our clients; capabilities are augmented by support from Ashurst's wider network (especially the Joint Operation Office with Guantao in Shanghai).
  • Regular work in advising both project sponsors and lenders; strong work flow with the world's most significant financiers, major active lenders, ECAs and multilateral agencies.

Banking & Finance (International Firms) Department

Ashurst

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11/F Jardine House

1 Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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