Vincent Lau

Associate, Hong Kong SAR (on client secondment)

Biography

Overview

Vincent Lau is an associate in White & Case's Asia Debt Finance 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
New York State Bar
Education
LLB
University of Hong Kong
PCLL
University of Hong Kong
Languages
English
Mandarin
Cantonese

Experience

Vincent's recent experience includes advising:

Mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners in US$238 million term and revolving facilities to Lifestyles Healthcare Pte. Ltd., a portfolio company owned by CITIC Capital and Humanwell Healthcare, to refinance its 2018 acquisition financing. 

The joint global coordinators, senior mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners on a HK$14.85 billion senior revolving credit facility to MCO Nominee One Limited, a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited, a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia. The facility refinanced an existing senior secured financing of the Melco Resorts Macau group, and provides an option to incur further indebtedness under incremental facilities of up to HK$7.75 billion.

China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd, Hong Kong Branch and Meritz Securities Co., Ltd in connection with the €21 million Senior Facilities and the €50 million Mezzanine Facilities for Fortune Fountain Capital Limited’s acquisition of Baccarat S.A..

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited as Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner, Agent and Security Agent in connection with the Senior Facilities for DCP Capital Partners' acquisition of MFS Technology. DCP Capital Partners is a global private equity firm based in Hong Kong. MFS Technology is a Singapore-based printed circuits board solution provider with applications focused on automotive, industrial systems, medical devices and data storage. MFS Technology operates out of Singapore, Malaysia and China.

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Nomura, Standard Chartered Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation as mandated lead arrangers and lenders on the Senior Facilities for Bain Capital’s acquisition of Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA). TMA is the world’s leading seaplane operator (2017) and has the world’s largest seaplane fleet.

A joint venture consortium led by Phoenix Property Investors in a HK$2.18 billion syndicated senior secured term loan facility provided by Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation and other lenders to finance the acquisition of three properties in Tseung Kwan O, New Territories and general working capital needs with respect to these properties.

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.