King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) advised the joint lead managers as their English and PRC counsel on the issuance of US$500 million senior perpetual capital securities by Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (Geely Automobile, SEHK Stock Code: 0175).
Geely Automobile is one of the leading indigenous automobile companies in China which focuses on the development, manufacturing and sales of passenger vehicles. It has been named among the “China’s Top 500 Companies” by Fortune China since 2010. This is the first perpetual capital securities issued by Geely Automobile. KWM advised the joint lead managers in Geely Automobile’s senior bonds offering in January 2018.
KWM’s international team was led by partners Hao Zhou and Michael Lu, supported by Paul Marks and Rachel Wang. KWM’s PRC team was led by partner Yujia Pan, supported by senior associate Tingting Yao and associates Yingxuan Cai, Lu Chen and Chang Liu.
*Any reference to “Hong Kong” or “Hong Kong SAR” shall be construed as a reference to “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China”.