Milbank LLP

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Firm profile for Asia-Pacific 2021

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Global 2021 USA 2020 UK 2021 Europe 2021 Latin America 2021 High Net Worth 2020 FinTech 2021 Litigation Support 2020

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Asia Regional Managing Partner (Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo): David H. Zemans
Number of Asia partners: 13
Number of Asia fee-earners: 55
Number of lawyers worldwide:
770
Languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, Malaysia

Firm Overview:
Asia is a highly important area of focus for Milbank which has represented clients for almost a century. Milbank covers the region through five active and integrated offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo. With an emphasis on cross border transactions, Milbank’s practices include all types of financing transactions (including acquisition and leveraged finance; banking finance; project, energy and infrastructure finance and transportation finance); financial restructuring; private equity and mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Team members have deep ties to the region, where each of Milbank’s Asia-based partners have been based for over a decade. The firm’s expertise and lawyers working in the region are regularly recognised. Milbank has received awards from leading publications such as Asian Legal Business, China Business Law Journal, FinanceAsia, IJ Global, India Business Law Journal, Project Finance International and The Asset, among others.

Practice Areas
Acquisition & Leveraged Finance
Bank Financing & Restructuring
Capital Markets (Debt & Equity)
Private Equity & M&A
Project, Energy & Infrastructure Finance
Transportation & Aviation Finance

Main Areas of Practice:

Acquisition & Leveraged Finance:
Milbank has significant experience in acquisition finance and leveraged cross-border investments. The firm has a dedicated acquisition finance team that regularly acts for lenders, underwriters, investors and financial sponsors in the region’s most complex transactions.
Contacts: David Zemans, James Murray, Giles Kennedy, Jacqueline Chan, James Orme (Singapore), Aled Davies (Tokyo), Shepard Liu (Beijing), Desiree Woo (Hong Kong), David Gartside (Seoul)

Bank Financing & Restructuring:
Milbank has one of the best known bank financing and restructuring practices in Asia and has played a key role in many of the most significant financings and restructurings in the region in the past 25 years.
Contacts: David Zemans, Jacqueline Chan, James Orme, Naomi Ishikawa, Giles Kennedy, James Murray (Singapore), Aled Davies (Tokyo), Shepard Liu (Beijing), James Grandolfo, Desiree Woo (Hong Kong), David Gartside (Seoul)

Capital Markets (Debt & Equity):
Milbank has one of the most experienced capital markets teams in Asia. Its work encompasses a wide variety of capital markets transactions across virtually every sector. The Milbank team has represented issuers and international and local Asian financial institutions on equity and debt offerings since the early 1990s, including numerous listings on exchanges in the US, Asia and elsewhere.
Contacts: Naomi Ishikawa, Giles Kennedy, David Zemans, James McFarlane (Singapore), James Grandolfo, Paul Pery, Liang (Alex) Tao (Hong Kong)

Private Equity & M&A:
Milbank has over two decades of experience in private equity, strategic and public M&A in Asia. The team has significant experience representing all the key participants in M&A transactions, including targets, bidders, sellers, minority shareholders, boards of directors and special committees and financial advisors, across many sectors.
Contacts: David Zemans, Jacqueline Chan, Naomi Ishikawa, Giles Kennedy, James Orme, James McFarlane (Singapore), Aled Davies (Tokyo), Shepard Liu (Beijing), James Grandolfo, Paul Pery, Desiree Woo (Hong Kong), David Gartside (Seoul)

Project Finance:
Milbank’s global project, energy and infrastructure finance practice is consistently top-ranked in Asia. With over 40 years’ experience, Milbank continues to advise on many of the key deals in the region. The Asia team works regularly with borrowers and lenders on all forms of financing across nearly every sector, with particular emphasis on transactions involving power, oil and gas and energy and natural resources infrastructure.
Contacts: James Murray, David Zemans, Jacqueline Chan, James Orme, Andrew Gibb (Singapore), Aled Davies, Justen Fleming (Tokyo), Shepard Liu (Beijing), Desiree Woo (Hong Kong), David Gartside (Seoul

Transportation & Aviation Finance:
Milbank is a global leader in transportation asset finance practice, working with airlines throughout Asia, including most major airlines and lessors in the region.
Contacts: Paul Ng (Singapore), David Gartside (Seoul)

Asia-Pacific

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 USA 2020 UK 2021 Europe 2021 Latin America 2021 High Net Worth 2020 FinTech 2021 Litigation Support 2020

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Introduction

Outsourcing 2020 in Introduction

Authors: Joel Harrison, Alison Beal

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Milbank Advises Creditors in Complex Recapitalization Transactions by J. Crew

Authors: Samuel Khalil, Albert Pisa, Paul Denaro, Scott Golenbock, Dennis Dunne, Russell J. Kestenbaum

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Aviation: Finance
Band 3
Banking & Finance
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Capital Markets: Debt
Band 3
Capital Markets: Equity
Band 3
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
Band 2
Energy & Natural Resources
Band 3

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Asia-Pacific Region

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


Davide Mencacci
Band 3

Capital Markets: High-Yield Products (International Firms)


Liang (Alex) Tao
Band 3

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)


Andrew Whan
Band 3
Neeraj Budhwani
Band 5

Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)


Andrew Whan
Band 1

Top Ranked Lawyers

Star Individuals
Aled DaviesProjects & Energy: International
Band 1
David H ZemansBanking & Finance: International
Naomi IshikawaCapital Markets: International
David H ZemansCorporate/M&A: International
James J MurrayProjects & Infrastructure: International
David H ZemansRestructuring/Insolvency: International
Jacqueline ChanRestructuring/Insolvency: International
Band 2
Paul NgAviation: Finance
Paul NgAviation: Finance
Giles KennedyCapital Markets: International
Jacqueline ChanCorporate/M&A: International
Shepard LiuProjects & Infrastructure (International Firms)
David GartsideProjects & Infrastructure: International
Band 3
Aled DaviesBanking & Finance: International
Jacqueline ChanBanking & Finance: International
Liang (Alex) TaoCapital Markets: High-Yield Products (International Firms)
Desiree WooProjects & Infrastructure (International Firms)
Band 4
James J MurrayBanking & Finance: International

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China

Beijing
Hong Kong
Japan

Minato-ku
Singapore

Singapore
South Korea

Seoul
UK

London

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55 Hudson Yards

New York

New York

USA

NY 10001-2163

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