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Albert C. Tan

Albert C. Tan


Haynes and Boone, LLP
Texas, U.S.A.

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Albert Tan joined Haynes and Boone in 1994 and became a partner in the firm's Finance Practice Group in 2004. He currently serves as a member of the firm's board of directors and co-chairs the firm's Fund Finance Practice Group and the firm's International Practice Group. He formerly served as a co-chair of the firm's attorney development and diversity committee. He regularly represents investment and commercial banks in connection with bank financings for private equity funds in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. He also counsels U.S. and Chinese corporations on foreign direct investment projects in China and the United States.

Among the lending clients that Mr. Tan has represented are: Bank of America, Bank of Communications, Citibank, Comerica, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Goldman Sachs Bank, Itaú Unibanco S.A., Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Morgan Stanley Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., United Overseas Bank, US Trust, and Wells Fargo Bank.

Among the private equity and corporate clients that Mr. Tan has represented are: Century Bridge China, Cypress Acquisition Partners Retail Fund, Great Wall Drilling Company, Jowa Holding Company Limited, MC Asset Management Holdings, Toyo-Thai Corporation Public Company, and Unipower.

From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Tan was based in Hong Kong, where he served a secondment as chief counsel for Caltex Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation), responsible for all Caltex legal affairs in Greater China, and worked on FDI projects in China and other parts of Asia.

Mr. Tan has made presentations and served as a guest speaker and panelist for legal and business seminars on bank finance, FDI and legal education, organized by, among others, PERE - Asia Summit, PERE - Japan Forum, PERE - North America Forum, Private Equity International - Global Alternative Investment Forum Japan, Privcap, US Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing Forum, FFA New York - Global Fund Finance Symposium, State Bar of Texas, Bank of America, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Southern Methodist University Law Center, Southern Methodist University School of Business, Texas A&M University School of Law, Institute of International Research, Asia Law and Practice, Euromoney, China Law & Practice, Pacific Rim Forum, Dallas Greater Chamber, Global Business Risk Forum, Institutional Real Estate, Inc., and Strafford Publications.


LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1994
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1993
B.A., San Diego State University, 1989
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Representative bank financing transactions:

More than $36 billion of subscription and capital commitment secured, asset pool, unsecured, and letter of credit reimbursement credit facilities to private equity funds, including Aetos Capital Asia, AEW Asia, AG Asia, ARA Asia Dragon, ARCH Capital - TRG Asian Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure, Brookfield Real Estate, Carlyle Asia, Carlyle Europe, Century Bridge China, Cherokee Real Estate, Capital Trust, Colony Capital, CVI Global, Cypress Acquisition Partners Retail Fund, Deerfield Capital, Doran Capital, Evergreen Real Estate Partners, Fillmore East, First Reserve, Five Mile Capital, Fortress, Gaw Capital, Grove International Partners, GLP China Logistics, Goldman Sachs Developing Markets, Guggenheim Structure Real Estate, Hampshire Capital, Hearthstone, Hines Brazil, Invesco Asia Real Estate, Iron Point, JPMorgan Asian Infrastructure, Lazard, LaSalle Asia, LaSalle Japan Logistics, MGPA Asia, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, Pacific Equity Partners, Pramerica Real Estate, Prologis China Logistics Venture, Prudential, Real Estate Capital Asia Partners, Rockpoint Group, Secured Capital Japan, Star Asia, Soros Real Estate Investors, Triseas Korea, Westbrook Real Estate Partners, Windsor, Whitehall Global Real Estate and Wolff Real Estate.

Representative foreign direct investment and cross-border transactions:

Thirty percent equity share transfer in a US$109 million Sino-foreign JV project for the development, construction and operation of the 108,000 metric tons LPG underground cavern storage and breakbulk terminal facilities in Shantou, China; RMB 116 million Sino-foreign JV for the construction and operation of lubricant oil and engine coolant blending plant, with offload and transport pipeline facilities in Tianjin, China; Sino-foreign JV and WFOE manufacturing facilities in Changzhou, Wuxi and Zhang Zhou, China; and U.S. and Japan JV formation to develop, construct, own and operate a 1200-MW natural gas fired combined cycle generating plant in the Philippines.

ILPA Calls on GPs for Subscription Line Transparency
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017

Download a PDF version of this alert. ILPA’s Paper In June 2017 the International Limited Partner''s Association (ILPA) published its paper "Subscription Lines of Credit and Alignment of Interests: Considerations and Best Practices for Limited and General Partners." Since then there''s been a lack of on the record industry commentary from general partners (GPs) on this paper, but it has not gone unnoticed and has triggered much discussion behind closed doors...

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