In the year 2007, Zhong Lun was retained as the counsel of issuers and underwriters, providing comprehensive legal services on seven issuances of corporate bonds. The total amount of capital raised was close to RMB 60 billion.
Among the issuers, the Ministry of Railway issued a Railroad Construction Bonds for RMB 45 billion, which was the largest one ever in the domestic bond market. For Huaneng International, we served as counsel to the syndicated underwriters and the total bond issued was RMB 6 billion，representing a new record after the implementation of the Trial Rules for Issuance of Corporate Bonds governing the domestic listed companies upon bond issuance. Zhong Lun advised China Movie Group on its bond issuance, which marked a major breakthrough in capital market for funding domestic enterprises in cultural and entertainment business.
Zhong Lun’s bond team was headed by Ye Bei-cheng. Team members include Zheng Xiao-jin, Liu Dong-ping, yuan Jun-kai, and Xu kai.
Zhong Lun’s Bond Projects in 2007：
China Railway Construction Bond Tranche 1 (RMB 45 billion) Counsel to Syndicated Underwriters
Huaneng International Ltd Corporate Bond (RMB 6 billion) of 2007 Counsel to Syndicated Underwriters
China Netcom (Group) Ltd Corporate Bond (RMB 2 billion) of 2007 Counsel to Syndicated underwriters
China Merchants Group Ltd Corporate Bond RMB 1.8 billion of 2007 Counsel to issuer
China Resources Corporation Corporate Bond RMB 1 billion of 2007 Counsel to Issuer
China Railcom Group Ltd Corporate Bond RMB 800 million of 2007 Counsel to Issuer
China Movie Group Ltd Corporate Bond RMB 500 million Counsel to Issuer