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Banking & Finance (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Highlighted for its outstanding handling of syndicated loans, secured and unsecured credit facilities, and acquisition financing. Particular strength in handling complex leveraged financing matters. Additional areas of expertise include real estate, project and asset finance. Maintains an enviable list of clients including leading Chinese and international banks, investment firms and private equity clients. Offers expertise handling deals involving various jurisdictions, including Singapore, Japan, the USA and the UK.

Strengths

Market sources regard the team as "top tier" in this space.

Work highlights

Represented ICBC in a EUR846 million bridge loan to finance the acquisition of the Radisson Group by Jin Jiang International.

Notable practitioners

Baldwin Cheng is recognised to be a very strong practitioner in credit finance. He advises banks, private equity firms and alternative credit providers on a variety of outbound transactions in the Asia region. "Baldwin Cheng is excellent, and provides practical solutions," reports one satisfied client.

David Li remains a respected practitioner in the market. "I think he's very reasonable and commercial," says one admiring interviewee. He is capable of handling inbound and outbound transactions, advising on both equity and debt financing.

Eugene Man has noteworthy expertise in handling high-profile and complex deals, including corporate finance, project finance and real estate finance mandates. One client reports that he "understands what individual banks need, which is obviously a product of experience."

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Banking & Finance (International Firms) Department

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Baldwin Cheng
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