Anthony Chan is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Chan represents creditor consortiums, debtors, private equity sponsors, and credit funds in financial restructurings and special situations. He also acts for private equity sponsors and credit funds in:

  • Leveraged acquisitions
  • Margin financings (listed securities and illiquids)
  • Debt investments (including loan-to-own strategies and convertible investments)

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Chan served as an associate in the debt finance and restructuring practice of another top-tier US law firm in Hong Kong.

Mr. Chan’s experience includes advising:

  • An ad hoc committee of offshore bondholders in a restructuring of over US$19 billion offshore bonds issued by China Evergrande Group and its subsidiaries*
  • An ad hoc committee of noteholders on the successful restructuring of US$1.3 billion senior notes issued by Modern Land (China) Co., Limited*
  • An ad hoc group of credit funds and banks in respect of the US$370 million restructuring of Wollongong Coal Limited and its controlling shareholder, Jindal Steel and Power (Australia) Pty through schemes of arrangement sanctioned by the Supreme Court of New South Wales*
  • A consortium of private credit investors on the US$235 million refinancing and restructuring of Nixon Investments*
  • A credit fund in relation to bespoke sub-participation arrangements on loan portfolios* 
  • A NASDAQ-listed crypto financial services company in relation to its restructuring*
  • Bain Capital
    • On the leveraged buy-out of VXI Global Solutions, a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing services, from the Carlyle Group*
    • On the significant minority investment in Maxford Group, and its related arrangements with CNI Group, the controlling shareholder of Maxford*
  • Bain Capital Credit on various portfolio investments*
  • Baring Private Equity Asia on a bank facility for the recapitalization and refinancing of certain existing facilities of its portfolio company CitiusTech Holdco B.V.*
  • Centurium Capital in respect of its US$240 million financing of Luckin Coffee Inc. to facilitate the implementation of the restructuring of Luckin Coffee’s indebtedness*
  • Certain financial creditors of offshore affiliates of Suning.com Co. in connection with the restructuring of its financial indebtedness*
  • KKR on the leveraged financing for the acquisition of the NVC Lighting business in China*
  • Top-tier private equity sponsors in relation to the contingency planning of various portfolio investments*
  • Yestar Healthcare Holdings Company Limited on the restructuring of its New York law governed US$200 million senior notes through a scheme of arrangement in the Cayman Islands*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Hong Kong (Solicitor)

Education

  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong
  • LL.B. in Government and Law, University of Hong Kong
    First Class Honours
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Government and Law, University of Hong Kong
    First Class Honours