John C. Roebuck

Over a period of more than 25 years practicing in Japan and Hong Kong, John Roebuck has acquired extensive experience acting on behalf of both capital users and providers in asset-based and other financing transactions. During this time, he also has represented Japan-based and other multinational enterprises in a wide range of corporate transactions, including joint ventures and acquisitions.

A significant portion of John's financial transactions practice has focused on secured financing and leasing of vessels, aircraft, and other equipment. Recently, John has represented a syndicate of Japan-based financial institutions in a ¥10 billion loan facility to a major European shipping group. John's recent experience with corporate transactions includes representation of a major Japan-based multinational corporation in two joint ventures with a French multinational corporation for the production, marketing, and sale of industrial gases in the People's Republic of China. [1]