Shearman & Sterling LLP

Capital Markets Department

Asia-Pacific Region
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What the team is known for Extremely strong high-yield debt team with a stellar reputation for its work on complex cross-border offerings, including activity in South-East Asia. Also well respected for its efforts in the investment-grade space, regularly representing blue-chip issuers and international banks in Singapore and China. Additionally very skilled at working on IPOs and secondary share issuances, with recent big-ticket deals in Japan, Hong Kong and Indonesia. Highly experienced advising on matters relating to the education, energy and manufacturing sectors. Valued for US law expertise across the region, particularly for advising on SEC compliance.

Strengths One client says: "They work in a timely manner and provide us with practice advice considering our position as a Japanese company operating globally. We're extremely happy with their services."

Another source adds: "Their creativity is amazing; they are very productive, which can reduce the cost as they are more efficient. Their quality of work is great."

Work highlights Represented J.P. Morgan Securities and Morgan Stanley as initial purchasers in connection with Mongolian Mining Corporation and Energy Resources' USD440 million high-yield offering and consent solicitation.

Advised Jinxin Fertility Group on its USD390 million global offering and IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Acted as US counsel to Toyota Motors on its USD2 billion SEC-registered offering of senior notes.

Notable practitioners

Kyungwon Lee in Hong Kong is the head of Asia capital markets, and a key contact. Other key contacts include Andrew Schleider in Singapore and Masahisa Ikeda in Tokyo.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 18 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Seazen Group Limited’s $250 Million Senior Notes Offering

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Sunac China Holdings Limited’s $500 Million Senior Notes Offering

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DaFa Properties Group Limited’s $150 Million Senior Notes Offering

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