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Mel Chan

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Mel Chan

Mel Chan has broad experience advising international and PRC-based companies, financial institutions and investment funds on a range of complex cross-border financings including project finance, acquisition finance, and corporate loan transactions as well as on restructuring and distressed debt matters.

  • Acting for Deutsche Bank in connection with its roles as incoming trade finance provider and major creditor in relation to the restructuring of Noble Group Limited Restructuring Deal of the Year, IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2019
  • Acting for Bank of China and HSBC on the USD180.5 million acquisition financing for CITIC Capital Holdings and Caixin Global's takeover of the Global Markets Intelligence Division from Euromoney Plc
  • Advising China CITIC Bank on the US$12.7 billion financing to support China National Chemical Corporation's acquisition of Syngenta AG, and on the US$5.5 billion refinancing facility APLMA Syndicated Corporate Deal of the Year, 2018
  • Advising Bank of China on the bridge loan to support China Cosco Shipping's privatisation of Orient Overseas International (HKEx listed shipping container business)

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Oxford (BA Economics and Management) 2009
  • BPP Law School (Graduate Diploma in Law) 2010
  • University of Hong Kong (Postgraduate Certificates in Law) 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2013
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong 2014