Dorsey & Whitney, as the seller’s counsel, advised Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd. (HKEX: 2777) (“R&F”), a top-ranking property developer in China, in its establishment of a joint venture with The Blackstone Group Inc. (“Blackstone”) by selling a 70% interest in Guangzhou International Airport R&F Integrated Logistics Park to Blackstone valued at approximately US$1.0 billion. R&F and Blackstone envision the establishment of the largest logistics park in China’s Greater Bay Area to capture the strong momentum driven by e-commerce trends in China.
德汇律师事务所作为卖方法律顾问，代表中国顶级房地产开发商广州富力地产股份有限公司（“富力地产”，香港联合交易所股份代号：2777）通过向The Blackstone Group Inc.（“黑石集团”）出售总价值约10亿美元的广州国际机场富力综合物流园70％股权，与黑石集团成立合资企业。富力地产和黑石集团计划在中国大湾区建立规模最大的物流园区，抓牢中国市场在电子商务发展趋势推动下的强劲势头。
R&F is one of the top-ranking property companies focusing on medium to high-end property developments with its headquarters in Guangzhou, the PRC. Its business includes property development of both residential and commercial properties, as well as office buildings, shopping malls, hotels and logistics parks. R&F is also the first real estate company from mainland China to be included in the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index.
The Dorsey team was led by partners Hilda Chan and Karen Yiqin Fan, with support from partners, David Mack, Simon Chan, Steven Nelson, Katherine Cheung and associates, Janice Wong, Daniel He, Abby Fang, Celine Zhang and intern, Vera Chen.
本次交易中的德汇团队由香港办公室合伙人陈希文和上海办公室合伙人范祎沁牵头领导，团队成员包括合伙人David Mack、陈文耀、Steven Nelson 及张西媛，资深律师黄绮君、贺子仪、方媛和张倩，以及实习生陈梦格。
Dorsey & Whitney was founded in 1912 and has 19 offices around the world. The firm has long been committed to developing its China practice, and has advised Chinese clients in a great variety of cross-border transactions and commercial dispute resolution matters, including well-known private companies, large state-owned enterprises and financial institutions. Consisting of both experienced lawyers in our China offices in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong, and other attorneys from various practice areas who are based in New York, London, Silicon Valley, Salt Lake City, Southern California, Seattle, Minneapolis, Denver, Washington D.C., Dallas, Delaware, Toronto and Vancouver, Dorsey & Whitney’s US-China Practice Group provides integrated international legal services to Chinese clients in a seamless manner.
For more information, please refer to the press release about the transaction.