June Chun | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 June Chun
 June Chun

June Chun

Associate, Hong Kong

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Overview

June Chun is a member of White & Case's Banking, Capital Markets and Restructuring group in Asia. She has experience with a variety of bank finance transactions, including syndicated loans, major acquisition financings, bilateral loans and others.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong

Education

  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong
  • LLB, University of Hong Kong
  • BBA, Law (minor in Finance), University of Hong Kong

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Experience

Advised MMG Limited (MMG) on a US$7 billion acquisition and project financing provided by initial lenders of China Development Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, Sydney Branch and Exim Bank of China, arranged by China Development Bank for the acquisition of the Las Bambas copper project in Peru from Glencore plc.

Advised Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Hong Kong Branch and Morgan Stanley Asia Limited as the four mandated lead arrangers on a US$3 billion financing to Alibaba Group Holding Limited, China's e-commerce giant. She has also assisted in the series of financings for Alibaba Group that White & Case has advised on, including the award-winning US$8 billion financing in 2013 and the two-stage US$4 billion financing in 2012 to finance the successful privatisation of Hong Kong-listed Alibaba.com and the repurchase of half of Yahoo's 40 percent stake in Alibaba Group Holdings.

Advised Greentown China, a luxury residential property developer in China listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, on its US$850 million in aggregate of bank facilities; its US$200 million Regulation S tap issuance of 8.0% Senior Notes due 2019; and consent solicitation in respect of its RMB-denominated Senior Notes due 2016 and US$-denominated Senior Notes due 2018 and 2019 and concurrent offer to exchange the US$-denominated Senior Notes for US$500 million 5.875% Senior Notes due 2020.

Advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, BNP Paribas, Société Générale and Crédit Agricole as mandated lead arrangers, and a group of Chinese and international lenders and issuing banks on an aggregate €1.29 billion syndicated senior secured term facilities for Sailing Investment Co, S.à r.l, wholly-owned by Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels Development in connection with its acquisition of Europe's second largest hotel chain, Groupe de Louvre (Louvre Hotels Group), from Starwood Capital. The deal received "Honorable Mention" in the ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL's Deals of the Year 2015 Report.

Advised China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd., Hong Kong Branch on financing the take-private of Le Gaga Holdings Limited by a consortium including Sequoia Capital, hedge fund Yiheng Capital and the NASDAQ-listed company's chairman and CEO. Le Gaga Holdings Limited is one of the largest greenhouse vegetable producers in China.