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Andrew Bishop

White & Case

Hong Kong, HKG

Andrew Bishop is a Local Partner in White & Case’s Asia Banking, Capital Markets & Restructuring practice, based in Hong Kong.

Andrew has extensive experience advising investment banks, private equity funds, venture funds and other institutional and strategic investors on a wide range of complex financings, including leveraged acquisition finance, take-private and real estate finance, refinancings and restructurings, debt buy-backs, bank/bond transactions, bridge finance, margin loans and back-leverage financings, as well as subscription and capital call financings. He also advises on high-yield financing and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring matters.

Andrew has been listed as a next generation lawyer by Asia-Pacific Legal 500 2017, and was recognized as a notable practitioner by Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2015-2016.

Prior to joining White & Case, Andrew worked at a leading US law firm based in Hong Kong and London.

Andrew’s recent experience includes advising:

  • I Squared Capital in its HK$7.1billion debt financing for the acquisition of Hutchison Global Communications Investment Holding Limited ("Hutchinson"). Hutchison offers fixed-line telecommunication services for corporations and residential users in multiple countries, including three major hubs in Hong Kong, Los Angeles and London.
  • The Carlyle Group in its debt financing arranged by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited for the acquisition of a controlling interest in Visionary RCM Infotech (India) Private Limited.
  • Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Nomura, Standard Chartered Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation as mandated lead arrangers and lenders on the Senior Facilities for Bain Capital’s acquisition of Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA). TMA is the world’s leading seaplane operator (2017) and has the world’s largest seaplane fleet.
  • Blackstone on the going-private transaction of China-based Pactera Technology International Ltd. The financing involved the offering of US$275million 8% senior secured notes due 2021, a US$30million offshore revolving facility, a US$45million cash bridge facility and US$20million equivalent PRC revolving facility. This transaction was the first China take-private to be completed with a high yield offering. It was named 2015 "High Yield Deal of the Year" by IFLR1000.*
  • Bain Capital in connection with the senior and junior financing for the acquisition of Carver Korea, a leading Korean cosmetics company, by Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs.*
Andrew Bishop is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Rob Matthews and Lee Cullinane, White & Case, Leveraged Debt is Alive and Kicking - Sixth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2018, Thursday, May 17, 2018
White & Case, Issuers in the Driving Seat - Sixth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2018, Thursday, May 17, 2018

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