Representative Transactions: Asia

  • Advised a U.S.-based real estate developer and asset manager in setting up its corporate organizational structure in Asia with a series of tiered, offshore, wholly-owned BVI and Hong Kong subsidiaries. Assisted in creating and drafting an "institutional quality" offering circular for the sale of its EB-5 investment programs in China. Negotiated a Hong Kong-based joint venture arrangement and shareholders’ agreement with affiliates of a Chinese trust company and created a "proprietary securities distribution network" in China through structuring a series of affiliate agreements with Chinese trust companies, wealth management companies, the private banking arms of large domestic Chinese banks and securities dealers.
  • Advised Encore Enterprises in negotiating and drafting a joint venture and collaboration agreement between Encore, Jones Lang LaSalle China, and the Grand China Fund (the first real estate-focused investment fund sanctioned by the government of the People’s Republic of China).
  • Advised the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association on entering into a collaboration agreement with Cambridge Associates LLC, Cambridge, Massachusetts .
  • Represented LB Resources in connection with joint mine operating and China distribution agreements in the Republic of the Philippines for iron ore and Indonesia for coal.
  • Advised the Legislative Committee on the adoption of a Real Estate Investment Trust scheme in the Republic of the Philippines.
  • Advised the People’s Bank of China and the Asian Development Bank on the adoption of an asset-backed securitization scheme in the People’s Republic of China.
  • Advisor to the chairman of the Real Estate and Finance Program of Peking University’s School of Law on the adoption of a Real Estate Investment Trust scheme in the People’s Republic of China.
  • Counseled Limitless/Dubai World on recapitalizing its Asian portfolio.
  • Advised Thermoflor BV, of Netherlands in its efforts to build a chain of European-styled garden centers in the People’s Republic of China.
  • Represented Subic Neocove Corporation, a subsidiary of the Heung-A Property Group of Korea, in the development and financing of its 500-hectare resort development project in Subic Bay, Philippines.
  • Counseled Iho Land, a Korean developer, in connection with its $250 million financing of a resort development on Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Advised Jones Lang LaSalle China in connection with the negotiation, drafting and execution of a joint cooperation agreement with Shanghai International Tendering Company, Ltd. to arrange for the financing by Chinese state-owned enterprises and other People’s Republic of China-based financing sources of onshore and offshore real estate development projects owned by foreign development companies.
  • Advised Beijing Donia Resources Co. Ltd. in connection with its investment in an iron ore mine in Goa, India.