Harneys advises Greenland Global Investment Limited on its US$500 million issuance of listed notes

Harneys acted as BVI counsel in respect of Greenland Global Investment Limited’s issuance of US$500,000,000 6.25 per cent notes, due 2022, issued under its US$8,000,000,000 Guaranteed Medium Term Note Programme, and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Greenland Global Investment Limited is the first real estate-focused conglomerate that was recognised as “Fortune Global 500” company in history.

The Harneys team was led by Partner Ellie Crespi, with support from Associate Melissa Thomas. Ellie Crespi commented: “We are delighted to have assisted Greenland Global Investment Limited on its MTN programme and standalone issuance, they are a longstanding and valued client of ours. The bond market has been particularly active over the last six months, and we anticipate that this will continue into the latter part of 2020.”

Harneys acted on instructions from Millbank, who were also acting on the issuer side. Linklaters Hong Kong advised the managers.

Harneys Banking and Finance has decades of experience in offshore credit and security legal issues relating to debt finance, including loan finance, debt issuance, lease financing, shariah compliant finance, distressed debt and enforcement of security and derivatives. We are regularly instructed in respect of multi-billion dollar debt finance transactions involving top international banks.