New Lion Bridge’s $180 Million Notes Offering

Global Law Office advised CMB International, Haitong International, CCB International, China Minsheng, ICBC International and YONXI Securities on the offering. Maples and Calder acted as British Virgin Islands legal counsel to New Lion Bridge Co., Ltd. The Issuer was also advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell as to United States and Hong Kong laws and the initial purchaser was advised by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as to United States law.

New Lion Bridge Co., Ltd. completed a US$180 million 6.50 per cent. Senior Notes offering due 2022.

New Lion Bridge Co., Ltd.is a group member of Lionbridge Financing Leasing (China) Co., Ltd and unconditionally guaranteed by Lionbridge Capital Co., Limited, coupled with a Keepwell Deed provided by CCB Trust Co., Ltd. in favour of the issuance of the Notes.

Lionbridge Financing Leasing (China) Co., Ltd is a leading services platform for commercial vehicles in China.

The Global Law Office led by partners in the Beijing office, Wei Qin (Picture) and Qiuning Kang, includes team members such as Siying Zhu, Ting Chen and Chao Li.

The Maples team was led by partner Karen Zhang Pallaras.

Involved fees earner: Ting Chen – Global Law Office; Qiuning Kang – Global Law Office; Chao Li – Global Law Office; Wei Qin – Global Law Office; Siying Zhu – Global Law Office; Karen Zhang Pallaras – Maples and Calder;

Law Firms: Global Law Office; Maples and Calder;

Clients: CCB International; China Minsheng Bank; CMB International Capital Limited; Haitong International Capital Limited; ICBC International Capital; New Lion Bridge Co., Ltd.; YONXI Securities ;

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Sonia Carcano

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