Provided by Hongkai Zhou
Hongkai advises leading banks, leasing companies, other financial institutions and shipowners on financing and leasing of ships and offshore installations. He has worked on transactions involving GIEK, Hermes and K-Sure, and has been working extensively on transactions involving ECAs in China. Hongkai also acts on broader banking work, encompassing corporate lending and acquisition finance.
Hongkai is a finance partner with experience in banking and asset finance.
He has worked on a full range of finance transactions in the maritime and offshore sectors. His expertise lies in international ship finance including ship registration, ship sale and purchase, shipbuilding contracts and structured ship finance and leasing.
He also advises on PRC-specific ship finance issues. His experience includes advising on the financing of the UK's biggest rig construction project for decades.
Hongkai is qualified to practice in England and Wales and Hong Kong.