In April 2019, Yichang High-tech Investment Development Co., Ltd. (the "Yichang High-tech Investment Development") successfully issued US dollar bonds worth 150 million US dollars with a maturity term of three years, a coupon rate of 7.50%, and a Fitch rating of BB+. This issuance followed the company's successful issuance of overseas US dollar bonds in 2018.
Established in August 2012, Yichang High-tech Investment Development is the largest infrastructure constructor of Yichang Hi-tech Zone, and plays an important role in promoting industrial upgrade of the industrial park, long-term economic development and urban prosperity of Yichang City. It has registered capital of 500 million yuan and its total assets exceed 23 billion yuan.
As the Chinese legal counsel for the issuance, the DeHeng team, led by Partner Hou Zhiwei from the Beijing office, with primary support from Partner Zhang Yan, attorney Hu Xueyuan, Yang Jingjing, Xianyu Jiashan, Sun Yuehao and Wang Zhi, provided professional, comprehensive and premium legal services for the client.