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Mayer Brown LLP

Banking & Finance (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Established player in the market with a well-rounded practice, especially noted for asset finance and real estate finance work. Also advises on supply chain, commodities and real estate acquisition finance. Client roster consists of major financial institutions, domestic and international banks, regional development banks and Chinese corporates. Offers capability in Hong Kong, English, Australian, Singaporean and US law, and widespread fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Strengths

One grateful client notes that the team is "very creative and can always think outside of the box."

Work highlights

Represented China Everbright Bank as a lead arranger on an USD840 million five-year syndicated revolving loan to China Aircraft Leasing Group.

Notable practitioners

Choi Doo-Soon is praised for his "great commercial awareness" by a client who goes on to say: "His global experience and expertise really shines through."He specialises in complex acquisition transactions as well as capital call and real estate financing.

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Overview

Mayer Brown’s large and highly regarded Banking and Finance team in Asia has many years’ experience working with clients in the financial industry. We advise on innovative international, cross-border and domestic deals in asset and project financing, bank lending as well as structured finance and derivatives.

Asset Finance

Our asset finance team, with an enviable reputation in the market, is actively engaged in a wide range of asset finance transactions throughout Asia. Whilst we focus primarily on shipping and aircraft related transactions, our team also advises on projects in relation to many other assets, including railways, container terminal cranes, telecommunications and electrical metering equipment.

Bank Lending

Our bank lending team represents banks and other financial institutions in secured and unsecured, bilateral and syndicated loan, guarantee and credit facilities of varying complexity. 

Structured Finance and Derivatives

The team represents clients on domestic and sophisticated cross-border transactions throughout Asia, and also coordinates regional local law compliance issues (such as netting and collateral) across all Asian jurisdictions.

Project Financing

We represent clients in a wide variety of sectors, including power, oil and gas, renewables, mining, roads and tunnels, ports, petrochemicals, wind, water and wastewater treatment, and industrial, manufacturing and other infrastructure facilities. 

Banking & Finance (International Firms) Department

Mayer Brown LLP

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16th-19th Floors

Prince's Building

10 Chater Road

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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


Doo-Soon Choi
Band 4