Jessica Tam | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Jessica Tam

Associate, Hong Kong

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Overview

Jessica Tam is an associate in White & Case's banking, capital markets & restructuring group in Asia, based in Hong Kong. She advises on a variety of finance transactions, including acquisition financings, syndicated and bilateral loans and real estate financings. She also has experience with restructuring and insolvency.

Her experience includes six months in White & Case's London office and a secondment to the in-house legal team of a leading US-based bank.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong

Education

  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong
  • LLM, University College London
  • BA, Anthropology and Law (Joint Honours), London School of Economics and Political Science

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin

Experience

Advised Wing Lung Bank Limited and Cathay United Bank on a US$50 million financing for the privatization of NYSE-listed Feihe International Inc., one of the biggest producers of premium infant milk formula, milk powder, soybean, rice and walnut products in China. This was the first take-private of a US-listed Chinese company that included a simultaneously drawn onshore place-holder RMB loan and a cross-border intercreditor arrangement with the main offshore financing.

Advised Standard Chartered Bank on a HK$148 million secured and guaranteed bridge loan to HKSE-listed China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Ltd.

Advised Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited (PCPD) on a HK$3 billion term and revolving facility extended by DBS Bank Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, The Bank of East Asia Limited, Wing Lung Bank Limited, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited. Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited was the facility agent and security agent. We simultaneously advised Beijing Jing Wei House and Land Estate Development Co., Ltd., a separate subsidiary of PCPD, in a RMB 100 million three-year term loan extended by Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited, Beijing Branch.

Advised Greentown China Holdings Limited, a leading Hong Kong-listed luxury Chinese residential property developer, on its notes offering of US$300 million 8.50% Senior Notes due 2018 which was consolidated to form a single series with the US$400 million 8.50% Senior Notes due 2018, issued previously and on which we advised.