Benedict Tai

Ben Tai has many years of experience working in corporate, banking, and custom financing. While practicing in New York from 1986 to 1993, he represented the bank advisory group in the restructuring of the sovereign commercial debt of various developing countries, issuers, and investment banks in the underwriting of debt and equity securities, including the creation of new synthetic securities, and merger and acquisition and leveraged buyout transactions for numerous clients.

In 1993, Ben relocated to Hong Kong where he was involved in corporate financing transactions in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand. These matters included various types of debt and equity securities issuances pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, including, among others, the largest GDR offering from India, the largest Rule 144A debt offering, and the debt offering with the longest tenor by a foreign issuer, as well as one of the largest medium-term note programs by an Asian issuer. He has represented numerous Hong Kong-based companies in their U.S. securities offerings as well as issues and underwriters in Hong Kong listings. [1]