Banking and finance
Practice area/industry focus: Project Finance, Banking & Finance, Foreign Direct Investment, Capital Markets
Career highlights: Hung has been a recognised leading lawyer in Banking&Finance and Capital Markets by various international legal magazines, such as the International Who's Who of Capital Markets Lawyers, IFLR1000, Legal500, Chambers&Partners, and AsiaLaw. Peers agree that Hung is “skilled at taking on finance work” and “also an adept handler of capital markets matters”. Hung’s highlighted deals include the financing of $800M by a group of Korean financial institutions for the Keangnam Landmark Tower; the first domestic syndication of $225M by Vietnamese banks, led by PVFC, for an energy offshore investment project; the $180M refinancing of the Bitexco Financial Tower and the acquisition of Prudential Vietnam Finance by Shinhan Card. Hung has been working in the majority of corporate bond issues guaranteed by the ADB’s Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility including the first project bond for a renewable energy project, the Hong Phong 1 Power Plant as well as recent domestic bond issues with a total value of over $2B by Vingroup and its subsidiaries. Hung’s practice also covers advising clients on the day-to-day operational issues (including developing the blueprint for transaction contracts and security documents) and syndicated and bilateral financings. His clients include Citibank, Mizuho Bank, Bank of Tokyo and Mitsubishi UFJ, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, CIMB Vietnam, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and Standard Chartered Bank as well as major domestic banks.
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2021 in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets