On January 19, 2018, Geely Automobile Holdings Limited, subordinate to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company Limited (“Geely Group”), announced issuances of US$300 million 3.625% bonds due 2023 in Singapore.
Geely Automobile Holdings Limited is a company incorporated in the Cayman Islands and listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. The controlling shareholder of Geely Automobile Holdings Limited is Geely Group. Geely Group operates in major fields of development, manufacturing and sales of vehicles and owns brands such as Volvo, Geely, Lynk & Co, Emgrand and etc. It has been listed among the Top 500 Enterprises in China for four consecutive years and is among the top 10 domestic automobile companies.
Zhong Lun Law Firm acted as the PRC counsel of the issuer on the issuance of the bonds. Professionals involved included partners Jane Jin and Michael Chen, and associates Chi Cheng, Grace Wang, Miranda Zhang, Ryan Chen, Nicole Wang, Jia Song, Lisa Liu, Kevin Wang and Dean Liu. Barclays, BNP PARIBAS, Deutsche Bank and UBS acted as the Joint Global Coordinators, Joint Bookrunners and Joint Lead Managers of the bonds issuance.