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John Lee

Registered Foreign Lawyer, E&W

Hong Kong

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John Lee

Registered Foreign Lawyer, E&W

Hong Kong

John Lee is a registered foreign lawyer in our international capital markets department in Hong Kong. He has advised on various capital market transactions, relating to euro and global medium term note programme establishment and updates, Rule 144A and Reg S bonds, panda bonds, corporate hybrid securities, bank and insurance regulatory capital instruments, global depositary receipts, IPOs, convertible and exchangeable bonds, commercial paper programmes, certificate of deposit programmes, bonds with warrants, structured finance, securitisations, synthetic collateralised obligations and structured call warrants, involving Asian issuers.

John is “very responsive, takes responsibility and is able to assist in solving problems in a timely manner.”

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms), China, Chambers Asia Pacific 2020

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News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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News: 19 AUGUST 2021

Allen & Overy advises on tri-listed USD400 million notes issuance with credit enhancement provided by Sichuan Development Holding Co., Ltd.

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers on the issuance of USD400 million 2.80% notes due 2026 by Yieldking Investment Limited. 

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Admitted as solicitor, England & Wales, 2013

Admitted as solicitor, State of California, USA, 2000

Registered foreign lawyer, Hong Kong, 2000


BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1999

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John advises on many capital market transactions, including; MTN programmes, bonds, corporate hybrid securities, regulatory capital securities, convertible and exchangeable bonds, asset-backed securities, covered bonds, IPOs, certificate of deposits and commercial papers involving issuers in Korea, Hong Kong, China, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Mongolia and Fiji, among others.