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Linklaters (Beryl Sze) advised Credit Suisse First Boston as lead manager and sole bookrunner on the HK$1.2bn (£103.6bn) convertible bond issue by Hang Lung Properties. The issuer, International Treasury, was advised by Harney Westwood & Riegels.
Clifford Chance advised the joint lead managers HSBC, UBS Warburg and ISBC and DB Trustees on CKWH-UT2's $250m (£168m) bond issue. Linklaters acted for CKWH-UT2 and its guarantor CITIC Ka Wah Bank.
Ashurst Morris Crisp (Stephen Short) advised Scotiabank Europe and the Bank of Nova Scotia, which arranged and acted as underwriter on First Leisure's £95m secured debt facilities. SJ Berwin (Raji Bartlett) acted for First Leisure.