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Clifford Chance LLP

Banking & Finance (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

A popular choice for major international and PRC lenders for a diverse range of transactions. Has deep experience in bilateral and syndicated loans, equity and project finance and leveraged finance transactions. Increasingly active in handling green finance deals. Heavy involvement in advising on recent reforms of banking and loan regulations. Provides assistance to an impressive roster of clientele including state-owned enterprises and major foreign banks. Well versed in advising on cross-border transactions across the Asia region and the USA.

Strengths

One deeply impressed client reports: "They are the strongest firm I have worked with. All of the lawyers in Clifford Chance are very strong."

Work highlights

Assisted JP Morgan, UBS and Siam Commercial Bank with a syndicated loan of USD10.6 billion to Charoen Pokphand Group to finance the acquisition of Tesco's Thai and Malaysian subsidiaries.

Notable practitioners

Leading the department, Anthony Wang is a highly respected practitioner in the field. His multifaceted practice encompasses acquisition and syndicated financing as well as aviation finance. One client admires him for being a "very intelligent and hard-working lawyer," adding: "He is innovative and practical."

Dauwood Malik 's specialism lies in syndicated finance, with notable expertise in acquisition finance. He also receives attention from the market for his contributions to the regulatory landscape of syndicated loan markets in Asia.

Edith Leung ably assists in acquisition finance as well as sustainable finance deals. One client reports that she is "very experienced in her area" and that during negotiations she puts in the "utmost effort to fight for our best interests."

Maggie Lo is well versed in dealing with cross-border acquisition financing, project financing and pre-IPO financing mandates. She is frequently sought out by high profile banks and private equity firms for her expertise in these areas.

Matthew Truman continues to advise corporates and private equity clients on various transactions. He offers solid expertise in acquisition finance and refinancing, and is also called upon to handle financial restructuring matters.

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Banking & Finance (International Firms) Department

Clifford Chance LLP

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27th Floor

Jardine House

One Connaught Place

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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China

Banking & Finance: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)


Anthony Wang
Band 1
Dauwood Malik
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)


Anthony Wang
Band 1
Edith Leung
Band 4
Maggie Lo
Band 2
Matthew Truman
Band 2