Hong Kong – Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented Yuzhou Properties Company Limited (“Yuzhou Properties”) in the issuance of two senior notes offerings. The first - US$250 million 6.00% Senior Notes due 2023, were issued on 25 October 2016 and are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. BOC International, Credit Suisse, Haitong International, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited and Yuzhou Financial acted as the joint lead managers.
The second offering, of US$350 million 6.00% Senior Notes due 2022, were issued today and will also be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. BOC International, Haitong International, Credit Suisse. Deutsche Bank, Yuzhou Financial, AMTD, China Galaxy International, Citi, HSBC and Zhongtai International acted as the joint lead managers.
For both offerings Yuzhou Properties and its subsidiaries intend to use the net proceeds of the Notes to refinance certain of its existing indebtedness and, to a lesser extent, for general working capital purposes.
Paul Hastings has a long relationship with Yuzhou Properties and has advised on several of its senior notes offerings since 2010. The firm also advised on Yuzhou Properties’ US$208 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering in 2009 (advising Morgan Stanley as the sole bookrunner).
The Paul Hastings team was led by partners Vivian Lam and James Ma, with support from associates Jeff Lee, May Lun and Stern Liu.
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