Wei has practised in banking and finance law for almost 15 years. His experience spans more than 10 years of private practice in Australia, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, as well as almost 5 years in-house at ANZ Bank.
Wei has a strong background in corporate and institutional property financing, as well as debt capital market and project finance transactions.
Wei acts for major banks and borrowers in lending transactions across various sectors including apartment construction, land subdivision, healthcare, general corporate, agribusiness, industrials and resources.
Praised by clients for his pragmatic approach and ability to identify and focus on key issues, Wei is able to break down complex problems into practical and commercial solutions for his clients.
Wei is conversational in Chinese (Mandarin) and is actively involved in the Australia China Business Council (Financial Services Working Group).
Advised the financer on land subdivision lending to Villa World Limited and Avid Property Group, construction funding to Sunland Group Limited and RGD Group, and real estate investment lending to Queensland Investment Corporation, Yu Feng Group, and Cromwell Property Group.
Advised ANZ Bank on $120 million of facilities provided to a manufactured home developer to fund a number of land lease community projects. Also, advised in relation to joint arranging and underwriting of $1 billion in syndicated facilities to Cleanaway Waste Management Limited, including funding for acquisition of Tox Free Solutions Limited.
One of Beijing’s largest listed property developers
Acted for one of Beijing’s largest listed property developers to raise US$605 million by way of multi-currency syndicated loan.
Asia Development Bank
Acted for Asia Development Bank in relation to providing secured development finance of US$40 million to a telecommunications infrastructure provider in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.
Solar panel manufacturer
Acted for a manufacturer of solar panel components in relation to an unsecured US$75 million syndicated loan and an unsecured RMB Bond issue of RMB300 million.
One of China’s largest online retailers
Acted for one of China’s largest online retailers in respect of US$600 million secured convertible loan investment from a United States conglomerate.