Jeff Ker is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Ker advises clients on debt capital markets matters.

Mr. Ker's experience includes advising:

  • The initial purchasers in the US$3.485 billion issuance of a three-tranche notes offering, consisting of US$1.1 billion 1.25% notes due 2026, US$900 million 1.75% notes due 2028, and US$1.5 billion 2.250% notes due 2031, by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
  • Huatai International as the underwriter on the establishment of US$3 billion Medium Term Note Programme by Huatai International Financial Holdings Company Limited
  • Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs as joint global coordinators and Bank of China, Mizuho Securities, Barclays Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, ICBC, JP Morgan and SPDB International as joint bookrunners on the offering of US$1 billion 1.810% Senior Notes due 2026, US$2.25 billion 2.390% Senior Notes due 2030, US$2 billion 3.240% Senior Notes due 2050 and US$750 million 3.290% Senior Notes due 2060 by Tencent Holdings Limited under its US$20 billion Global Medium Term Note Programme 
  • China National Chemical Corporation Limited on its offering of US$600 million 2% Guaranteed Bonds due 2025; US$1 billion 3% Guaranteed Bonds due 2030; US$200 million 3.7% Guaranteed Bonds due 2050; €500 million 1.125% Guaranteed Bonds due 2024; US$600 million 3.35% Subordinated Guaranteed Perpetual Securities
  • Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group Company Limited on its establishment of US$2 billion Medium Term Note Programme
  • SJM Holdings Limited on its offering of US$500 million 4.5% Senior Notes due 2026 and US$500 million 4.85% Senior Notes due 2028
  • Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd. on its offering of US$400 million 3.25% Guaranteed Perpetual Securities
  • The underwriters on the offering of US$300 million 1.375% Notes due 2025 and US$500 million 2.000% Notes due 2030 by Tencent Music Entertainment Group
  • The underwriters on the US$280 million convertible bonds issuance by XD Inc., a China-based game developer and global publisher
  • The underwriters on the offering of US$230 million 1.65% Guaranteed Green Bonds due 2024 by Beijing Environment Sanitation Engineering Group Co., Ltd.

Bar Qualification

  • Hong Kong (Solicitor)


  • LLB, University of Auckland
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (PGDipCom), University of Otago
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Information Sciences, University of Otago

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)