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Herbert Smith Freehills advises Yanzhou Coal on US$2.8 billion (RMB18.355 billion) acquisition / 史密夫斐尔为兖州煤业183亿元资产收购交易提供法律服务

09 December 2020 | China
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Global leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China’s Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (HK: 1171, SSE: 600188, NYSE: YZC) on a series of asset acquisitions from its parent company, Yankuang Group.

The company has acquired 49.315%, 100%, 100%, 100%, 100% and 99% equity interests in Shaanxi Future Energy, Fine Chemical, Lunan Chemical, Chemical Equipment, Trading Company and Jisan Electricity, respectively, as well as assets of the Information Center held by Yankuang Group, for a total of approximately US$2.8 billion (RMB18.355 billion).

Founded in 1997, Yanzhou Coal is the only coal mining stock listed on the Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York stock exchanges.

“We are pleased to have advised Yanzhou Coal on the completion of this complex deal,” said Tom Chau, Head of the firm’s Beijing office. “We congratulate the client on this transaction, and look forward to its continued success.”

“Our longstanding relationship and better understanding of clients have enabled a bespoke and timely service delivery, especially in the current market where uncertainties abound,” added Tom. “We treasure the trust clients built in us, and look forward to navigating them through future challenges.”

Tom led the team, supported by Hong Kong senior associate Sherry Lai, associate Jasper Wang and paralegal Iris Zhu in Beijing.

全球领先的律师事务所史密夫斐尔为中国煤矿企业兖州煤业股份有限公司 (HK: 1171, SSE: 600188, NYSE: YZC)从母公司兖矿集团收购资产提供法律服务。

根据协议条款,兖州煤业以约人民币183.55亿元(约合28亿美元)收购兖矿集团持有的未来能源49.315%权益、精细化工100%权益、鲁南化工100%权益、化工装备100%权益、供销公司100%权益、济三电力99%权益及信息化中心相关资产。

兖州煤业成立于1997年,是目前唯一在香港、上海和纽约证券交易所上市的煤矿股。

史密夫斐尔北京办公室管理合伙人邹兆麟表示:“我们很荣幸为兖州煤业完成这笔复杂的交易提供咨询。衷心向客户表示祝贺,并期待其继续取得成功。“

邹兆麟补充道:“我们同客户保持了长期的合作关系,对客户需求有更精准的理解,特别是在当前充满不确定性的市场环境中,能够为客户提供定制化和及时的服务。我们珍视客户予以的信任,并期待着助力他们继续应对未来的挑战。”

合伙人邹兆麟领导此次团队,香港办公室黎翠芬(Senior Associate)、北京办公室王建平(Associate)以及朱梓萱(Paralegal)提供协助。

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