Covanta Energy on its investment, construction and operation of energy-from-waste projects in China; recently on bidding, financing and development of an energy-from-waste project in Zhao County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province.
Berlinwasser on its bidding, investment, construction, financing and operation of wastewater treatment projects in China.
Shanghai Electric on its investment in and operation of municipal infrastructures, photovoltaic power stations and PPP power projects.
MBK Partners on its equity investment in Golden State Environment, a group in the areas of wastewater treatment, municipal water supply and energy-from-waste.
Vopak on its set-up of joint venture companies in various cities of China to develop, construct, own and operate liquefied natural gas receiving terminals.
Veolia on legal and compliance issues related to its development, operation and management of municipal water supply, wastewater treatment, and energy projects in China.
KKR Group on its investment in a Singapore-listed Chinese wastewater treatment company.
I Squared Capital on its acquisition of internet datacenter and CHP energy facilities in Jiangsu Province.
Brookfield on its acquisition of solar energy projects in China originally owned by TerraForm.
GE Renewable on its investment in and construction of an offshore wind assembly base in Guangdong Province.
Électricité de France (EDF) on its investment in a wind farm project in Guangxi Province and procurement matters.
Hotel owners and hotel managers for over 200 hotels in China (including drafting and negotiating hotel management agreements). Brands involved include over a dozen luxury, lifestyle, upscale and mid-scale brands originating in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Hotel operators in China’s first few international hotel brands franchise projects.
Hotel owners and managers in drafting and negotiating branded residences management agreements and the full range of other agreements.
Hotel operators in IP-protective actions by collaboration with our highly regarded IP team.
Hotel operators and owners in domestic court proceedings and domestic and international arbitration for various types of disputes arising from management or franchise of hotel projects.
In conjunction with lawyers from our top-tier compliance practice, assisting hotels with compliance methodologies and responding to regulatory changes and on handling investigations by Chinese government agencies.
Clients on governmental licensing, environmental and planning issues.
A real estate fund on its acquisition financing of an office building in Shanghai from the Chinese subsidiary of a leading Singapore bank.
A leading investment and asset manager on its acquisition financing of a shopping mall in Chongqing from a syndicated group of international lenders.
Standard Chartered Bank and other lenders on their onshore/ offshore financing of Nanjing International Finance Center.
Aareal Bank Asia and Aareal Bank on the refinancing of the US$107 million loan made to CREO (Shanghai Central Plaza).
Shanghai Yaoda Real Estate Development Co. on a RMB2.8 billion syndicate loan granted for Shanghai Intercontinental Center.
The syndicated lenders led by Bank of China Shanghai Jing’An Sub-Branch on a RMB8 billion syndicated loan facility for construction and development of hotel and office buildings in Jing’An District, Shanghai.
The syndicated lenders in a RMB2.5 billion syndicated loan facility for the construction and development of Shanghai Pudong Kerry Center.
The syndicated lenders led by China Construction Bank on a loan facility advanced for construction of the Northern Entrance Highway to the Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Singapore Government Real Estate Investment Corporation on the overall leasing matters of Azia Center, an office building in Pudong Lujiazui.
The management office of Shanghai Center on leasing and property management matters.
Starbucks on leasing and opening up hundreds of coffee shops across China, including advising Starbucks on its ultra-premium Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai which opened in December 2017 as the first Roastery store outside the U.S.
Nan Fung Group on its leasing of 20 floors of Shanghai Nan Fung BM Tower to the WPP Group.
J.P. Morgan on its relocation to Shanghai Tower, and leasing of Internet data centers in Shanghai.
Corporate Realty Services of Citigroup on various leasing matters all over China, including office/retail space lease for branch offices and space leases for ATMs.
Daimler on its leasing of manufacturing plants, warehousing and logistic facilities, training and exhibition halls and construction matters.
Philips on its leasing and built-to-lease projects for offices and manufacturing facilities in Shanghai and surrounding areas.
Baxter on its leasing of Suzhou Baxter R&D Center in Suzhou Industrial Park.
Brookfield on its acquisition and disposal of office and retail properties in China, including Brookfield’s acquisition of a large mixed-use project located in Huangpu, Shanghai. This transaction is ranked among the biggest commercial property acquisitions in China by a foreign investor.
LaSalle Investment Management on its acquisition of a 31-story, grade A office building in Hongkou, Shanghai.
Gaw Capital on its various acquisitions of commercial, office and logistics facilities in China.
Warburg Pincus on its equity investment in Creater, a leading urban renovation operator in China.
Manulife on its investment in a U.S. dollar real estate investment fund, whose first target portfolio is Corporate Avenue 5, a grade-A office building in Shanghai Xintiandi.
Tishman Speyer on its real estate disposals in China.
City Developments on its acquisitions of real estate assets in Shanghai and other Chinese cities.
CSI Properties on its acquisition of the retail podium of Shanghai Richgate, and its sale of an office building in Shanghai Xintiandi.
BM International on its acquisition of a hotel and office complex in Pudong, including Four Seasons Hotel and Four Seasons Place.
Prologis on the acquisition, development, operation and disposal of various industrial land and logistics facilities projects in China.