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Han Yi Assisted Carlyle with Its Investment in Orange Hotel
Han Yi lawyers have recently assisted Carlyle Asia Partners III, L.P. with its investment in Mandarin Hotel Holdings Limited (¡°Mandarin Hotel¡±). Upon the completion of this deal, Carlyle will become the largest shareholder in Mandarin Hotel with a controlling stake therein..
Founded in 2006, Mandarin Hotel, being one of the well-known designer hotel chains in China, manages a mid-market hotel chain in China under the brands of "Crystal Orange Hotel" and "Orange Hotel". It currently operates some 26 hotels in such major PRC metropolitan areas as Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Ningbo.
Acting as Carlyle¡¯s PRC counsel, Han Yi lawyers assisted Carlyle with a detailed PRC legal due diligence review, investigation and report on Mandarin Hotel's PRC operations, reviewed and commented on all transaction agreements from the perspective of PRC law and practice, and advised Carlyle on all PRC law issues concerning this deal including complicated cross-border trademark license issues and structuring of the various closing conditions and post closing items, among others.