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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Asia-Pacific Region Capital Markets
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Capital Markets: Securitisation - Asia-Pacific Region
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What the team is known for

Clifford Chance is a major international firm with an exceptional track record of handling traditional equity and debt transactions throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It has particular ECM expertise located in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, advising on headline IPOs, listings and secondary issuances. It has leading investment-grade practices in China, South-East Asia and Japan, and is familiar with green, sovereign and convertible bond offerings. The firm often advises major international banks and Asian financial institutions on large-scale MTN programmes. It is also well respected for its ability to handle structured products and derivatives matters, regularly advising on regulatory changes and developments.

Notable practitioners

Based in Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific head of capital markets Connie Heng is a key contact for clients. Johannes Juette and Paul Landless are key contacts in Singapore, while Leng-Fong Lai heads the capital markets group in Tokyo.

Work Highlights

Provided by Clifford Chance LLP
  • Clifford Chance advised Citigroup Global Markets on Digital Core REIT's USD235 million IPO on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange.

  • Clifford Chance advised the joint sponsors China Merchants Securities, CMB International Capital, ABCI Capital, and ICBC International Capital on Dongguan Rural Commercial Bank's USD1.2 billion IPO.
  • Clifford Chance represented Nomura International and other dealers in the establishment of a JPY1.2 trillion EMTN programme for JR East.