ZhiOng

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5342

Zhi Ong's practice focuses on solvent and insolvent restructurings and financing transactions. He has worked with a wide range of clients, including sponsors, debtors, creditors, and insolvency office holders.

Zhi has experience with leveraged finance matters including wholesale debt restructurings, private equity financings, and joint venture investments. His experience also includes insolvency-related litigation.

Experience

  • SHV Energy forms joint venture with KEW Technology to develop renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) production plantsJones Day advised SHV Energy N.V. in the formation of a joint venture with KEW Technology to form Circular Fuels Ltd., which will leverage KEW's proprietary advanced gasification technology to develop renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) production plants worldwide. Circular Fuels Ltd was set up by SHV Energy and KEW Technology with the intention of being transferred to SHV Energy and UGI International's industry joint venture as soon as that is established.
  • 360Learning acquires LooopJones Day advised 360Learning, the global collaborative learning SaaS leader, in its acquisition of Looop Online Limited, the UK's leading and top-rated learning management system.
  • Leading automotive components and systems supplier obtains $100 million senior secured term loan facilityJones Day represented a leading automotive components and systems supplier in connection with a $100 million senior secured term loan facility.
  • SHV Energy and UGI launch joint ventureJones Day advised SHV Energy N.V. in its joint venture with UGI Corporation to advance production and use of Renewable Dimethyl Ether ("rDME "), a low-carbon sustainable liquid gas, to accelerate renewable solutions for the LPG industry.
  • STERIS signs $2.55 billion financing package in connection with acquisition of Cantel MedicalJones Day represented STERIS plc, a leading provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services, in connection with a new (i) $1.25 billion revolving credit facility, (ii) $550 million term loan facility, and (iii) $750 million delayed draw term loan facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, the proceeds of which will be used, in part, to finance the acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers.
  • Lucid acts as agent and security agent in restructuring of leading audio technology companyJones Day has advised Lucid Agency and Trustee Services as agent and security agent in connection with all matters relating the restructuring of a leading audio technology company.
  • Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V. provides secured financing to FIBR CapitalJones Day advised Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V. in connection with a loan-on-loan financing provided to FIBR Capital Ltd., a UK-based provider of finance solutions to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • Cortland Partners forms joint venture for £150 million build-to-rent developmentJones Day represented Cortland Partners in connection with the £150 million development of its first build-to-rent scheme in the UK and the establishment of a joint venture with Harrison Street as well as the providing advice in connection with the related financing.
  • Dearman Engine Company enters administrationJones Day advised Geoffrey Bouchier and Benjamin Wiles of Duff & Phelps (the "Administrators") as joint administrators of Dearman Engine Company Limited (in administration) (the "Company") in an expedited and successful rescue of the Company’s business.
  • Delancey and APG Joint Venture acquires Earls Court for £425 millionJones Day represented Earls Court Investment Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of a joint venture between a fund advised by Delancey and APG on behalf of its pension fund clients, in connection with its £425 million acquisition of EC Group Holdings Limited from a subsidiary of Capital & Counties Properties Plc.