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Faisal Baloch


Faisal Baloch

Derivatives & Structured Products
New York

Advises global investment banks and major corporations and funds on equity-linked derivatives and other financial products.

Faisal is a member of our Capital Markets and Derivatives & Structured Products practices. His derivatives practice includes monetization, hedging and other equity derivative transactions; margin loans; variable prepaid forwards; convertible bonds and related call spreads and capped calls.

Faisal also has extensive experience with traditional corporate financings, including high-yield debt; IPOs and private equity offerings; structured products; securitizations; and debt restructurings, including exchange and tender offers.

He has executed transactions across Asia, Europe and the United States, and in a variety of industries, including telecom, financial institutions, e-commerce, fintech, energy and mining.

Currently based in New York, Faisal worked in our Hong Kong office from 2010 to 2019.

Experience highlights

Equity and Equity-linked Capital Markets
  • Several of the largest U.S. convertible bond offerings and related call spread and capped transactions
  • Several of the largest U.S. structured margin loan facilities secured by publicly traded securities
  • Sea Limited $884.4 million IPO and NYSE listing
  • Sea Limited $575 million convertible senior notes offering
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited’s $871 million Indian IPO
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited’s $908 million Indian IPO
  • True Corporation’s spinoff and $1.8 billion infrastructure fund Thai IPO
  • PT Petrosea Tbk’s Indonesia Re-IPO
  • China Resources Beer’s $1.2 billion global rights offering
  • CIFI Holdings’ HK$2.79 billion convertible bond offering
Debt Capital Markets

High-Yield Debt

  • CIFI Holdings’ $300 million high-yield notes offering
  • Yanlord Land Group’s $450 million high-yield notes offering
  • Nexteer Automotive’s $250 million high-yield notes offering
  • Logan Property’s $300 million high-yield notes offering
  • PT Indika Energy Tbk’s $500 million high-yield notes offering

Investment-Grade Debt

  • Tencent Holdings’ $5 billion notes offering under its global MTN program
  • SP PowerAssets’ $600 million notes offering
  •’s $1 billion SEC-registered notes offering
  • CNOOC Limited’s $4 billion SEC-registered guaranteed notes offering
  • Sinopec’s $3.5 billion senior notes offering
  • CNPC General Capital’s $2 billion guaranteed senior notes offering
Liability Management and Restructuring
  • Mongolian Mining Corporation’s $800 million debt restructuring
  • PT Indika Energy Tbk’s cash tender offer for its $300 million outstanding high-yield notes
  • SOHO China’s cash tender offer for its $400 million outstanding high-yield notes
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Far EasTone Telecommunications’ strategic alliance with MSPE Asia in connection with the acquisition of China Network Systems
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LL.M., Columbia Law School
LL.B., University of British Columbia, Peter A. Allard School of Law
B.A., University of Toronto

Professional history

  • Davis Polk since 2007
  • Clifford Chance (London), 2005-2007
  • Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2003-2005

Qualifications and admissions

  • State of New York
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