Cross-border Acquisition Finance

Over the years, JunHe has represented various commercial and non-commercial banks and other financial institutions in numerous cross-border acquisition financing transactions that have had significant market influence. We have also established long-term professional relationships with a select group of leading global law firms. These relationships are resources that are readily available to our banking clients across many jurisdictions. Our lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of acquisition finance, enabling us to provide clients with an accurate prediction of the markets and trends that will affect their businesses, and to promptly and effectively resolve the legal challenges facing them in their transactions.


Our Team


JunHe’s banking and finance practice group has substantial experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as professional expertise, bilingual capabilities, broad industrial knowledge and expert commercial awareness, enabling us to provide support and counsel to our valued clients, putting them in the best position to meet their business goals.


JunHe’s Legal Services in Cross-border Acquisition Financing Transactions:


  • Assisting banks in structuring and validating the transactions of cross-border acquisition finance;

  • Drafting and negotiating finance documents, including facility agreements and guarantees;

  • Assisting banks with the registrations of mortgage/pledge with respect to guarantees in the relevant jurisdiction;

  • Legal opinion;

  • Advising on establishing utilization conditions;

  • Coordinating foreign lawyers.

Recent Representative Cases

Represented a commercial bank in the granting of a USD 500 million facility to Joyson Electronics for funding its acquisition of Takata’s assets. Upon  completion, Joyson Electronics emerged as a leading global auto-safety player with a second overall market share position


JunHe, acting as counsel to the bank, coordinated the lawyers in the jurisdictions of England, Luxemburg and Hong Kong, analyzed the legality of the finance structure, drafted and reviewed the finance documents, handled the registration of guarantee (including but not limited to the registration of outward security for offshore lending in China), issued legal opinion under the PRC laws and facilitated the issuance of legal opinion by foreign lawyers.


Represented a commercial bank in the granting of a syndicated loan of RM 3 billion and performance and payment bonds of RM 2.41 billion to China Railway Group Limited for funding its acquisition of a Bandar Malaysia real estate project


JunHe, acting as counsel to the bank, coordinated the lawyers in the jurisdictions of Malaysia, Hong Kong and England, assisted with the design of the guarantee structure and the financing arrangement, drafted and reviewed the finance documents, handled the registration of guarantee (including but not limited to the registration of outward security for offshore lending in China and the registrations of share pledge and real property mortgage in Malaysia), issued legal opinion under the PRC laws and facilitated the issuance by foreign lawyers of legal opinion under the laws of England, Hong Kong and Malaysia.


Represented a commercial bank in the granting of a £69 million facility to SDIC Power Holdings Co., Ltd. for funding its acquisition of shares in Wind Farm Energy UK Limited, which was the first overseas investment made by SDIC Power


JunHe, acting as counsel to the bank, coordinated the lawyers in the jurisdictions of England and Hong Kong, assisted with the design of the guarantee structure and financing arrangement, drafted and reviewed the finance documents, handled the registration of guarantee (including but not limited to the registration of outward security for offshore lending in China), issued legal opinion under the PRC laws and facilitated the issuance of legal opinion by foreign lawyers under the laws of England. 


Represented a commercial bank in the granting of a USD 100 million facility to Shanghai Electric Power Co., Ltd. for funding its acquisition of shares in K-Electric, a Pakistani electric supply company


JunHe, acting as counsel to the bank, coordinated the lawyers in the jurisdictions of England and Hong Kong, assisted with the design of the guarantee structure and financing arrangement, drafted and reviewed the finance documents, handled the registration of guarantee (including but not limited to the registration of outward security for offshore lending in China), issued legal opinion under the PRC laws and facilitated the issuance of legal opinion by foreign lawyers under the laws of England and Hong Kong.