Morrison & Foerster Advises GLP on Establishment of US$2 Billion China Fund

09/11/2018

Eric J. Piesner, Shirin Tang, Zeeshan Ahmedani, Lip Kian Ang, Matthew Y. Lau, Marcia Ellis, and Sherry Xiaowei Yin

Private Funds and Private Equity Investments + Buyouts

MoFo News Item

Morrison & Foerster LLP is advising longtime client GLP Pte. Ltd. (GLP), the leading global provider of modern logistics facilities and technology-led solutions, on the establishment of a new US$2 billion fund in China with Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC.

As detailed in GLP’s press release, the USD-denominated value-add venture will focus on income-generating logistics facilities in China, in line with GLP’s fund management strategy.

The MoFo team advising GLP is led by Singapore partners Eric Piesner and Shirin Tang, Los Angeles senior of counsel Zee Ahmedani, and Singapore senior associates Lip Kian Ang and Paul Davis, with support from Hong Kong tax partner Matthew Lau, Hong Kong corporate partner Marcia Ellis, and Beijing corporate partner Sherry Yin.

In the last several years, MoFo’s award-winning Asia corporate team has advised on private equity real estate transactions totaling more than US$29 billion in deal value, including many of the most significant transactions in the industry. The firm has also been consistently ranked within the top three law firms for Asia transactional or fund formation work in the Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) Global Awards for each of the last four years.

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