Hong Kong – Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has advised China Everbright Limited on its issuance of US$300 million senior perpetual capital securities.
China Everbright Securities (HK) Limited, China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd.,Hong Kong Branch, China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited and NATIXIS acted as joint global coordinators, joint lead managers and joint bookrunners.
ABCI Capital Limited, BOCOM International Securities Limited, Cantor Fitzgerald (Hong Kong) Capital Markets Limited, CEB International Capital Corporation Limited, China Securities (International) Corporate Finance Company Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, CMBC Securities Company Limited, Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited, ICBC International Securities Limited, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Nomura International (Hong Kong) Limited, SPDB International Capital Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, Tai Fung Bank Limited and Zhongtai International Securities Limited acted as the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners.
China Everbright is one of China’s leading cross-border asset management and investment companies, with special focuses on fund management and principal investment. It is also the only company listed in Hong Kong with alternative asset management as core business. As a long-term legal partner, Paul Hastings has represented China Everbright in various transactions, including its disposal of 49% share capital of Everbright Securities (International) Limited, its issuance of US$600 million panda bonds denominated in RMB and its US$1.3 billion acquisition of Dah Sing Financial Center via Profit Plus Global Limited.
The Paul Hasting team was led by Corporate partner Vivian Lam, with support from of counsel May Lun, associates Jeff Lee and Andy Tam.
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