Vincent Lau | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Vincent Lau

Associate, Hong Kong

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Overview

Vincent Lau is an associate in White & Case's Asia Banking, Capital Markets & Restructuring practice, based in Hong Kong. He advises financial institutions and corporate borrowers on a variety of finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loans, acquisition financings and real estate financings. He also has experience with restructuring and insolvency.

Vincent's experience includes six months in White & Case's London office.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong

Education

  • LLB, University of Hong Kong
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Experience

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited as global coordinator and one of the mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners in a US$750 million secured guaranteed syndicated term loan to Baoxin Auto Group Limited, a leading Hong Kong-listed luxury automobile group in China.

Morgan Stanley Asia Limited as global coordinator in a US$409 million (with a greenshoe option) secured guaranteed syndicated term loan to China ZhengTong Auto Services Holdings Limited, a leading Hong Kong-listed luxury automobile group in China.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in a €300 million financing provided to Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.À R.L., a wholly owned subsidiary of Weichai Power Co., Ltd., to finance a pre-IPO follow-on investment by Weichai Power in the KION Group.

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.

Shenzhen-listed Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd., one of the largest suppliers of precision sheet metal components headquartered in Suzhou, China, and its subsidiaries as borrowers, in a US$350 million senior secured term loan, and two bridge loans in an amount of US$100 million and US$60 million for the acquisition and take-private of Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. (MFLEX), a leading global provider of high-quality, technologically advanced flexible printed circuits and assemblies listed on the NASDAQ.

The lenders and arrangers in a HK$719 million term and revolving loan facilities to Cognita Schools, an education group invested by KKR & Co. L.P., to finance the acquisition of land and the operation of a private school in Hong Kong. The lenders and arrangers are CTBC Bank Co., Ltd., ING Bank N.V., Singapore Branch, Mega International Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. and United Overseas Bank Limited.  CTBC Bank Co., Ltd. also acted as facility agent and security agent in the financing.