Paul Guan is a partner in the Real Estate practice of Paul Hastings.
Mr. Guan focuses his practice on cross-border real estate transactions. He has significant experiences advising both Chinese institutional investors on various types of outbound real estate investments in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as international investors, developers and financial institutions on cross-border transactions involving real estate in Greater China, including the acquisition and disposition of various types of PRC real property, real estate financing transactions (representing both lenders and borrowers), real estate fund formation, joint venture projects in real estate development and/or acquisition, asset and property management, and initial public offerings of PRC-based real estate companies. He was seconded to a leading private equity fund as an in-house counsel in 2010; he also served as the Head of Legal of a Hong Kong & Beijing-based real estate private equity firm during March 2013 to April 2014.
Prior to joining Paul Hastings in May 2008, Mr. Guan practiced in a PRC law firm for approximately 4 years, focusing on real estate transactions and banking & financing matters.
Mr. Guan is admitted to the State of New York. He passed the bar in China in 2003, but does not hold a current practicing certificate. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.
China Life Forms Strategic Partnership with ElmTree Funds for Acquisition of US$950 Million U.S. Commercial Real Estate Net Lease Portfolio
May 24, 2017
China’s SRE Group Acquires 75 Howard in San Francisco
May 10, 2017
Starwood Capital Establishes China-Based Hotel Joint Venture with Shimao Property
March 31, 2017
Ping An Fund’s US$1.6 Billion Acquisition of AutoHome from Telstra
June 28, 2016
China Life Teams with RXR Realty to Acquire 1285 Avenue of the Americas for US$1.65 Billion
May 31, 2016
Ping An Raises RMB Fund to Invest in U.S. Real Estate
March 30, 2016
China Market Volatility Expected to Stimulate Outbound Real Estate Investment and Diversification in the Short Term
March 17, 2016
China Life Acts as Lead Investor in GLP’s US$4.5 Billion U.S. Logistics Portfolio Acquisition
November 04, 2015
Ping An Forms Joint Venture Platform for U.S. Real Estate Investment
October 27, 2015
Shanghai Commercial Property Sale to Yuexiu REIT Subsidiary
September 01, 2015
CreditEase Forms One of the First China Outbound Funds of Funds Using Fast Track Scheme
July 16, 2015
China Modifies Regime on Administration of Outbound Investments
January 23, 2018
Some Overlooked Market Trends in China Real Estate Investment (Bilingual)
January 27, 2016
Beijing Lifts MOFCOM Filing Requirement for Real Estate FIEs
November 12, 2015
Beijing De-centralizes and Simplifies Filing Requirements for Real Estate FIEs
July 18, 2014
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