We have a strong track record of expertise in transaction execution in Asia. We also have advisory experience across a wide range of industries encompassing Life Sciences, Health & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Power & Energy, Oil & Gas, IT, FMCG, Mining & Mineral Resources, Agribusiness, Aviation, Telecoms, Media, Technology and Leisure & Tourism.
Acquisition & merger of 2 sugar refineries and related sugar plantations in South-West China – Appointed by a UK global F&B player to assess potential acquisition targets and advise on corporate structure, due diligence and joint venture negotiations through to successful conclusion over an 18 month period.
Acquisition of a distillery in Shandong Province, China by a global leader in the alcoholic beverage industry – Lead advisor on the valuation and acquisition of a distillery producing China's best-selling Chinese spirit; strategic advice included approaches to local and provincial level Chinese government to obtain transaction approvals.
Joint-venture funding and structuring of a US$1billion investment in a Chinese chemical plant – One of the world's largest natural resources groups retained professional advice to investigate and identify problems causing a deadlock in negotiations; having identified the 'deal-killers', innovative solutions were suggested to break the deadlock, resume negotiations and obtain national government level approvals.
Sino-German joint-venture re-structuring in the pharmaceuticals industry, Shanghai – Advised on the re-structuring of a Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical co-operative as part of a foreign invested joint venture; led successful negotiations on behalf of a leading German pharma manufacturer.
Divestment of China's leading ice cream brand by its Australian holding company – Representing the Australian group, valued and conducted a strategic sale of China's leading, Guangdong based ice cream manufacturer to another Asian food-and-beverage company.
China investment strategy for an EU group in the education services sector – Advised the Board of Directors on the strategic entry, structuring, financing and negotiations of a wholly foreign-owned entity in Shanghai.
Establishment of a Sino-Canadian joint venture in hi-tech testing equipment sales and manufacture – Financial advisor to a Canadian supplier of geological testing equipment to the global exploration and mining industry on the establishment of a production plant in Beijing. Assistance included identification and selection of potential joint venture partners, leading negotiations and equity fund raising.
US$75m project financing for a joint venture building materials plant in Hebei Province – Advised on corporate architecture, financial strategy and arranged financing from a domestic banking consortium.
Financial review of project economics for a tourism and leisure resort in South China – Lead advisor to a Southeast Asian strategic investor regarding due diligence, structuring, documentation and negotiations.
Strategic investment by Fortune 50 player in an online retail/consumer finance company – Advised, negotiated and arranged financing for an investment in a Hong Kong-based, Mainland-oriented mortgage provider.