Rex Chan

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR
Hong Kong SAR
T:+852 3405 2317
Hong Kong SAR
Hong Kong SAR
T:+852 3405 2317
Rex Chan

Rex Chan

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Biography

Rex Chan is a banking and finance lawyer based in Hong Kong, with nearly seven years of experience in banking and legal services.

Rex focusses on secured and unsecured syndicated/bilateral lending, and on loan and bond transactions. He also had significant experience in advising lenders and leasing companies on ship finance and sale and leaseback transactions, having worked in a maritime-focussed law firm.

What distinguishes him from competitors is Rex's blend of banking and legal experience. Rex was a management trainee in a Chinese bank and he is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. In addition, prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, he served as legal counsel in an Australian bank.


Professional experience

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Postgraduate Certificate In Laws, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011

Juris Doctor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Tennessee, 2004

  • Solicitor, qualified in Hong Kong 2013

Advising:

  • Standard Chartered and ICBC (Asia) – on a US$550m acquisition finance facility provided to China Re Hong Kong Company Limited (a subsidiary of China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation) for the purpose of acquiring 100% of the shares in Chaucer Holdings Ltd., a London based reinsurer.
  • Huatai Financial Holdings and CRIC Securities as placing agents on an offshore notes issuance by a PRC real estate development company and also as arrangers in a loan facility to such company.
  • BOCI – on a bilateral US$140m facility agreement to Chinese leading real estate developer Sinic Holdings to refinance its existing loan and bond deal.
  • A syndicate of 20 banks led by ANZ, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Credit Agricole and ICBC (Asia) on a US$500m green loan made available to CGNPC International Limited, with a guarantee from the borrower's parent company China General Nuclear Power Corporation.
  • HSBC – on its innovative sustainable supply chain finance program with Walmart.
  • A Chinese investment firm on HK$700m of senior and mezzanine acquisition loan facilities to finance the acquisition of a company owning a residential property development in Hong Kong.
  • China Evergrande Group on a HK$750m syndicated loan facility arranged by Chiyu Banking Corporation Ltd and a concurrent private placement of US$60m 8.0% guaranteed senior secured notes. The loan and note proceeds were used for the acquisition of land in the PRC for development.
  • Lenders on a Korean ECA-backed post-delivery syndicated financing for 15 crude oil tankers.
  • A lessor on a sale-and-leaseback transaction for two polar module carriers flying Curacao flag.
  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese