Huixin (Fiona) Lee | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Huixin (Fiona) Lee
 Huixin (Fiona) Lee

Huixin (Fiona) Lee

Associate, Beijing

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Overview

Fiona Lee is an associate of White & Case’s Banking, Capital Markets & Restructuring group in Asia, based in Beijing. She advises on a variety of finance transactions, including acquisition finance, general banking, project finance and real estate finance work.  She also has experience with restructuring and insolvency.

Fiona's experience includes a secondment with the Beijing office of the International Finance Corporation.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • Solicitor of England and Wales

Education

  • LLB (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington

Languages

  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin

Experience

Advised I Squared Capital ("ISQ") in its HK$7.1billion debt financing for the acquisition of Hutchison Global Communications Investment Holding Limited ("Hutchinson"). Hutchison offers fixed-line telecommunication services for corporations and residential users in multiple countries, including three major hubs in Hong Kong, Los Angeles and London. ISQ usually invests in global infrastructure in energy, utilities and transport, and its purchase of Hutchison is its first telco investment.

Advised a group of Chinese banks on an aggregate US$2.63 billion secured term loan provided to a consortium led by Apex Technology Co., Ltd., PAG and Legend Capital Management Co., Ltd. to finance the acquisition of Lexmark International Inc., a US-headquartered company that manufactures laser printers and provides enterprise software. Apex Technology, headquartered in China, designs, manufactures and markets inkjet and laser cartridge components for remanufacturers and distributors and is the largest manufacturer and solution provider for the global aftermarket imaging supplies market. Lexmark was acquired for US$40.50 per share in all-cash transaction with an enterprise value of approximately US$4 billion. The banks included China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited, The Export-Import Bank of China and Bank of China Limited.

Advised two global investment banks on an up to US$1.6 billion margin loan financing relating to shares of a Hong Kong-listed conglomerate.

Advised the Coordinating Arrangers on a HK$6.18 billion bridge loan facility to a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Group (CCCG) to finance the acquisition of 24.288% of the shares in Greentown China Holdings Limited (HK:03900). The Coordinating Arrangers were Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited, China Development Bank, Hong Kong Branch, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.

Advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited on a US$160 million secured syndicated export credit loan to PT Innovate Mas Indonesia, an IDX-listed telecommunication solutions provider, to finance its procurement of telecommunication equipment and services from Huawei and Fiberhome.

Advised the coordinating arrangers on a HK$6.18 billion bridge loan facility to a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Group (CCCG) to finance the acquisition of 24.288% of the shares in Greentown China Holdings Limited (HK:03900). The coordinating arrangers were Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited, China Development Bank, Hong Kong Branch, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.

Advised two global investment banks on an up to US$1.6 billion margin loan financing relating to shares of a Hong Kong-listed conglomerate.

Advised Top Spring International Holdings Limited as issuer on a RMB990 million 10.595% note due 2018 to Hwabao Trust Co., Ltd. The deal is one of the first few involving the use of the Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (RQDII) programme approved by the People's Bank of China which allowed qualified domestic investors to purchase offshore RMB assets.