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Dominic Sze

Associate

DOMINIC SZE is an associate in the firm's Hong Kong office. His practice focuses primarily on corporate finance and capital markets transactions. Mr. Sze speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Dominic’s examples of capital markets transactions include advising on:

Debt Transactions

  • Country Garden Holdings Company Limited in connection with its offering of US$550 million 7.875% Senior Notes due 2019 pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A, and the private placement of US$250 million 7.5% Senior Notes due 2019 pursuant to Regulation S only, both including “high-yield” covenants. 
  • Central China Real Estate Limited in its offering of S$200 million 6.5% Senior Notes due 2017, including “high-yield” covenants and pursuant to Regulation S. Central China Real Estate is a leading property developer in China. 
  • Agile Property Holdings Limited in its offering of RMB 2 billion 6.5% Senior Notes due 2017, including “high-yield” covenants, pursuant to Regulation S. Agile is a Hong Kong-listed company, based in the P.R.C., focusing on property development and management. 
  • Agile Property Holdings Limited in its offering of US$500 million 8.375% Senior Notes due 2019, including “high-yield” covenants, pursuant to Regulation S. 
  • KWG Property Holding Limited in its offering of US$600 million 8.975% Senior Notes due 2019, including “high-yield” covenants and pursuant to Regulation S. KWG Property Holding Limited is a leading property developer in China. 
  • Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd. in its offering of additional US$250 million 8.875% Senior Notes due 2018, pursuant to Regulation S and to be consolidated and form a single series with the US$550 million 8.875% Senior Notes due 2018 issued in 2013, pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A. Kaisa Group Holdings is a leading property developer in China. 
  • Country Garden Holdings Company Limited, one of China’s leading property developers, in its offering of US$750 million 7.5% senior notes due 2023, including “high-yield” covenants and pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A.. This transaction was named Best High-yield Bond by FinanceAsia and IFR Asia in 2013. 
  • Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd. in its offering of US$500 million 10.25% Senior Notes due 2020, including “high-yield” covenants and pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A. Kaisa Group Holdings is one of the leading property developers in China. 
  • China Oil And Gas Group Limited in its offering of US$350 million 5.25% Senior Notes due 2018, including “high-yield” covenants and pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A. China Oil And Gas is a Chinese based company focusing on natural gas and energy related business. 
  • Anton Oilfield Services Group in its offering of US$250 million 7.5% Senior Notes due 2018, including “high-yield” covenants, pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. Anton Oilfield is a leading provider of onshore oilfield services in China. 
  • Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited, in connection with its offering of US$250 million 13.75% Senior Notes due 2017, including “high-yield” covenants and pursuant to Regulation S. Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited is a leading property developer and property-related service provider in China. 
  • Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited in connection with its offering of US$300 million 7.875% Senior Notes due 2013, pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A. This transaction marked the first debt capital markets transaction from a new issuer in Asia in 2008. 
  • China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) in its offering of US$1.3 billion 4.5% Senior Notes due 2023, pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S, and €500 million 2.75% Senior Notes due 2020, pursuant to Regulation S. This transaction was named as Debt Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal and Best Investment-Grade Bond of the Year by IFR Asia in 2013. 
  • Agile Property Holdings Limited in its offering of US$700 million Subordinated Perpetual Capital Securities and connected transaction. 
  • The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of East Asia Limited, on its debut issuance of RMB-denominated bonds in the aggregate principal amount of RMB 4.0 billion, designated as 2.8% Bonds due 2011. The offering consisted of a retail public offering and institutional offering pursuant to Regulation S. This transaction was named as a Deal of the Year by Asian Counsel in 2009. 
  • Zall Development Group Limited in its offering of US$100 million 5.5% Convertible Bonds due 2018 with the option to subscribe for up to US$50 million Option Bonds. 
  • Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd., in connection with its offering of RMB-denominated, USD-settled, RMB 1.5 billion convertible bonds due 2015. 
  • Agile Property Holdings Limited in connection with its offering of US$500 million 4% convertible bonds due 2016. 
  • Country Garden, one of China’s leading property developers, in its issue of US$600 million convertible bonds pursuant to Regulation S, with a concurrent synthetic share buy-back through a cash-settled swap transaction. The bonds are listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. This transaction was named in 2008 as a Deal of the Year by CFO Asia, Equity-Linked Deal of the Year by IFR (International Financing Review) Asia, Most Innovative Deal by The Asset and in 2009 as Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year by IFLR (International Financial Law Review)
  • Evergrande Real Estate Group Limited in a major consent solicitation from holders of its previously issued 13% Senior Notes due 2015 (issued under Rule 144A/Reg S) and Renminbi-denominated and US$-Settled 9.25% Senior Notes due 2016 to amend their covenants to align with those of its 8.75% Senior Notes due 2018 issued in late 2013. 
  • Kaisa Group Holdings, one of the leading property developers in the Pearl River Delta region in China, in its consent solicitation to amend terms of the Indenture governing its 13.50% senior notes due 2015 and issuance of an additional aggregate amount of US$300 million under the Indenture. 
  • Agile Property Holdings Limited in connection with a consent solicitation with respect to its US$300 million 10% Senior Notes due 2016. This consent solicitation was to reconcile the covenants to the US$650 million high-yield offering issued in 2009.

Equity Transaction

  • China First Chemical Holdings Ltd in connection with its initial public offering listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Main Board with concurrent global placement pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A. China First Chemical is a leading chemical provider specializing in bleaching and disinfectant chemicals in China. Proceeds: US$69.2 million

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