Baker McKenzie has added leading leveraged finance specialist Kenneth Ching as a partner in Hong Kong. Ching brings with him significant experience in advising banks, credit funds and alternative capital providers, private equity sponsors, and corporate borrowers on a variety of large-cap and middle-market financing transactions. He has counselled many leading Chinese and international companies on the financing of their outbound acquisitions in the technology, telecommunications, entertainment, real estate, consumer goods and retail industries across Asia, Europe and North America. Ching joins from Shearman & Sterling in Hong Kong.
Clifford Chance has added Shaun Langhorne as a partner in its international restructuring and insolvency team in Singapore. Langhorne is a senior practitioner with vast experience in complex, multi-stakeholder and cross-border restructuring matters, covering contentious and non-contentious situations across the Asia Pacific region. His recent mandates include advising an international bank on the US$1.9 billion restructuring of Indonesia’s Borneo Lumbung group; a syndicate of lenders on the restructuring of a US$470 million loan provided to an Indian infrastructure conglomerate; and trade lenders in the restructuring of an Australian-listed diversified minerals group. Joining from Hogan Lovells, Langhorne has been based in both Singapore and Hong Kong. He is qualified in Australia and Hong Kong, and is admitted to the Singapore International Commercial Court.