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Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's State Grid on US$2.5 billion issue of dual currency notes 史密夫斐尔就中国国家电网公司25亿美元双币种债券发行提供法律服务

18 May 2018 | Asia
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Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China's State Grid Corporation, the world's largest utility and power grid corporation, on a dual-currency four-tranche issue of notes that raised US$2.5 billion.

全球领先的国际律师事务所史密夫斐尔律师事务所就全球最大的的公用事业和电网公司——中国国家电网公司四笔双币种债券的发行提供法律服务,此次发行总募集资金达25亿美元。

The USD notes are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the EUR notes are listed on Euronext Dublin.

State Grid is the largest corporation in China by 2017 revenue, and the largest utility and power grid corporation in the world. It delivers power to over 1.1 billion people in 26 provinces, reaching more than 88% of China. It also operates assets in Australia, Brazil, Italy, Greece, the Philippines and Portugal.

In Beijing, partners Tom Chau and Zhong Wang advised State Grid, assisted by senior associate Isaac Chen, paralegal Shuyun Song and Alternative Legal Services team member Mona Wang. US securities advice was provided by partner Siddhartha Sivaramakrishnan and senior associate Jin Kong in Singapore and senior associate George Wu in Hong Kong.

"We have now helped State Grid raise over US$15 billion on the world's capital markets since 2013," said Tom. "We were pleased to advise it on this latest deal and our ongoing participation reflects its confidence in our effort and contribution."

其中,美元债券在香港交易所发行,欧元债券在泛欧交易所都柏林分所发行。

国家电网公司是2017年中国按营收计算位列第一的公司,也是全球最大的公用事业和电网公司。国家电网公司供电区域覆盖中国26个省市,服务人口超过11亿,占全中国人口的88%。该公司也在澳大利亚、巴西、意大利、希腊、菲律宾和葡萄牙运营资产。

史密夫斐尔北京办公室合伙人邹兆麟、王重牵头为国家电网公司提供法律服务,北京办公室资深律师陈敏、律师助理宋书蕴及替代性法律服务团队(ALT)成员王梦雯提供协助。此外,史密夫斐尔新加坡办公室合伙人Siddhartha Sivaramakrishnan、资深律师Jin Kong和香港办公室资深律师吴卓人就交易涉及的美国证券事务提供法律服务。

“自2013年以来,史密夫斐尔已协助国家电网公司在全球资本市场募集了超过150亿美元的资金,”邹兆麟律师说道。“我们很高兴就此次最新交易提供法律服务,我们的持续参与也体现了国家电网对我们所做出努力和贡献的认可。”
 

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