Ming Jie is an Associate in the Singapore office specialising in banking and finance. He has experience acting for both financial institutions and corporate borrowers across a broad spectrum of industries including aviation and maritime, on a wide range of cross-border financing transactions, from acquisition finance, real estate finance, trade finance to asset finance.
- Acting for a Singapore bank in providing SORA loans to finance the acquisition of a leading local electric-vehicle car sharing firm and the subsequent debt pushdown to the firm’s material subsidiaries.
- Acting for a Singapore bank in a debt for equity swap, involving the restructuring and sale of non-performing loans to investors which was previously secured by amongst others, 13 vessel mortgages.
- Acting for various subsidiaries of an SGX listed shipping company in relation to the obtaining of (a) credit facilities from a Chinese bank, and (b) secured term loan facilities from Singapore banks.
- Acting for Singapore banks in trade finance matters involving international rubber processing companies and their subsidiaries across South East Asia.
- Acting for a Malaysian bank in providing financing to an SGX-listed shipbuilder to construct a Belize flagged jack-up rig valued at US$62 million at its Vietnamese shipyard, and subsequently working with Vietnamese counsel to secure the release of the rig from local Vietnamese creditors.
- Acting for a leading Taiwanese finance company in the financing and acquisition of aircraft and helicopters by way of mortgage, and lease and buyback arrangements.
- Acting for Singapore banks in various bilateral loan facilities, including (a) pre- and post-delivery financing for vessels under construction, (b) financing the construction of passenger ferries for charter to government agencies, and (c) financing the acquisition of terminal tug towing vessels and back-to-back shipbuilding contracts.
- Acting for a Singapore bank for vessel finance matters, negotiating and preparing security documents including mortgages over foreign flagged vessels and foreign property mortgages.
- Acting for a Singapore bank in extending credit facilities to a Singapore borrower with Chinese sponsors to finance the acquisition of a New Zealand corporate entity, in connection with a New Zealand forestry project.
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Senior Associate, Shook Lin & Bok LLP
Associate, Shook Lin & Bok LLP
Associate, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Singapore Management University, LL. B (Cum Laude) (Singapore Management University Scholars Programme)
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