(February 1, 2013) - Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented Future Land Development Holdings Limited (Future Land), a leading Chinese property developer focused on developing quality residential and mixed-use projects and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in its issuance of US dollar denominated senior notes in the aggregate principal amount of US$200 million.
Merrill Lynch International acted as the sole global coordinator, and Merrill Lynch International, Deutsche Bank, UBS and Haitong International were the joint bookrunners and joint lead managers of the offering. Future Land intends to use the proceeds of the notes to repay certain existing loans, to fund the acquisition of land for residential and commercial property development, and for general corporate purposes.
Paul Hastings recently advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the sole global coordinator on Future Lands US$265 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering.
The Paul Hastings team was led by Raymond Li
, partner and Chair of Greater China, and capital markets partners Vivian Lam
and David Grimm
, with support from associates Celia Chau
, Joy Chen
and Dane Johansen
. Paul Hastings is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.