Kent To

Associate, Hong Kong

Biography

Overview

Kent To is an associate in White & Case's Asia Banking, Capital Markets & Restructuring practice, based in Hong Kong.

Kent advises sponsors, banks, other financial institutions and corporate borrowers on a variety of finance transactions, including acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, margin loan, pre-IPO financing, real estate financing and project financing.

Prior to joining White & Case, Kent worked at a "Magic Circle" law firm, based in Hong Kong.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
Education
PCLL
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
LLB
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Languages
English
Cantonese
Mandarin

Experience

Kent's experience includes advising:

A consortium led by Gaw Capital Partners in relation to a HK$8.33 billion term and revolving loan facilities arranged by United Overseas Bank Limited, Standard Chartered Bank and Hang Seng Bank Limited for the acquisition of commercial real estate in Hong Kong from Swire Properties Limited.

A consortium led by Gaw Capital Partners in relation to its HK$9.17 billion term and revolving loan facilities arranged by United Overseas Bank Limited as mandated lead arranger and bookrunner for the acquisition of a portfolio of 12 retail shopping malls in Hong Kong from the Link Real Estate Investment Trust.

China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch in connection with a HK$8 billion term loan facility to finance in part the consideration for the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Pioneer Time Investment Limited, a BVI comapny which owns a commercial property in Hong Kong.

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited in a HK$780 million term loan facility (with a greenshoe option) to Agile Group Holdings Limited.