Rudong County Tongtai Investment Issued 5.5% Bonds
Shanghai and Hong Kong – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has represented the joint lead managers, namely AMC Wanhai Securities Limited, China Galaxy International Securities (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, Vision Capital International Holdings Limited, Soochow Securities International Brokerage Limited and Central Wealth Securities Investment Limited, in the issuance of US$50 million 5.5% bonds due 2022 by Rudong County Tongtai Investment Group Co., Ltd.
Rudong County Tongtai Investment is a state-owned investment, financing and operating platform for urban infrastructure construction, operation and management of specialized parks in Rudong County, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province in China. Following the US$150 million credit enhanced bonds issuance and the US$50 million credit enhanced bonds issuance by Rudong County Jinxin Transportation Engineering Construction Investment Co., Ltd. earlier in January and March, respectively, this is the third bond issuance made by a Rudong County state-owned platform that Paul Hastings has advised on this year.
With one of the most active Securities and Capital Markets practices in Asia, Paul Hastings has advised on numerous debt issuance transactions recently, including China Everbright’s US$300 million senior perpetual capital securities, Contemporary Ruiding Development’s US$1.5 billion bond offering, Yuzhou Group’s US$300 million green senior notes issuance and Shanghai Electric Group’s US$300 million guaranteed bonds issuance.
The Paul Hastings team was led by Jia Yan, co-chair of the firm’s mainland China offices, and corporate partner James Ma, with support from associates Jeff Lee and Andy Tam, and China associate Yanqiu Liu.
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