With a Chinese staff in China, and
seasoned, senior professionals in the United States, ALC acts as a
trusted, experienced and highly competent advisor to Chinese seeking
investments or undertaking transactions in the United States.
The volume of “outbound?investment from
China to the United States is rapidly increasing and ALC is well
positioned to serve the needs of Chinese investors and businesses
seeking to invest and do business in the United States. ALC
professionals in the United States have long standing relationships with
major investment groups and the ability to find and evaluate
opportunities, and to successfully execute transactions on a trustworthy
and competent basis.
ALC has long experience and excellent
capability for finding and evaluating desired investments and businesses
and assisting in completing transactions in the United States. ALC
professionals are experts in M&A, and investments of all kinds,
including real estate investments and investments meetings the
requirements of the EB-5 immigration program of the United States. Our
team includes investment bankers, operating executives, lawyers,
accountants, and financial analysts. ALC investment banking services
including researching, finding and
screening businesses in a sector or specialty designated by the client,
contacting and arranging meetings with targeted businesses, negotiating
with management and stakeholders of targeted businesses.
Other Investment Opportunities:
including fact finding, industry/sector
research, due diligence and background checking, analysis of investment
proposals, and negotiating the terms of investment transactions.
Arranging Loans and Co-Investment:
Where appropriate, ALC assists in
securing lender financing to support an investment, and in arranging for
co-investment by United States based investors.
Assistance in Structuring and Closing the Investment:
developing innovative deal structures,
and processing transactions to a successful closing.
ALC provides legal services for its clients to support their endeavors
and meet challenges in the United States. ALC professionals include
senior, Harvard Law School educated, highly experienced transaction
lawyers who are former partners of a major international law firm.
Clients get the advantages of seasoned, top tier firm lawyers and,
because ALC’s overheads are low, excellent rates. With its wide network
of contacts in the United States legal community, in certain specialized
areas, ALC works with legal experts uniquely qualified for the client’s
needs. Legal services include:
Advice on United States Law and Practice:
ALC lawyers have the ability to handle
almost all matters of Federal, State and local law and regulations,
informed by many years of practical experience in processing
transactions and enforcing rights.
including devising offshore and onshore
legal structures that are tax efficient and confidential and that comply
with all applicable laws and regulations.
including MOU’s, definitive transaction
agreements, leases, employment agreements, operating agreements,
disclosure documents and other documentation.
Formation and Maintenance of Legal Entities:
including corporations, limited liability
companies, partnerships and other legal entities in all United States
dealing with regulatory bodies at all
levels of government, including tax, zoning and environmental
authorities, patent and trademark agencies and other specialized
including assistance with obtaining
visas, green cards and citizenship, and assistance with EB-5
Transaction support in the United States
Legal Support and Documentation:
Because of ALC’sstrong, competent and experienced in-house
legalresources, ALC investment banking clients get the benefit of both
investment banking and legal services with a single firm. ALC drafts
bilingual MOU’s, letters of intent, due diligence lists, and definitive
transaction documents, thereby facilitating transactions and
significantly reducing costs for clients who do not have to pay for two
separate sets of advisors.
Local Liaison and Coordination:
including acting as the contact and
liaison with United States counterparts; coordinating travel and
meetings in the United States; recommending, engaging and coordinating
local services providers (specialized lawyers, accountants, tax
advisors, and other specialized agents); and generally moving
transactions to a successful conclusion.
Trouble Shooting and Monitoring Investments:
including on-the-ground monitoring of
investments, regular reports on investments, assistance with bank
accounts and return of investment earnings and proceeds to the client,
and dealing with other regulatory, financial, and legal issues. ALC
provides a post-closing local presence for clients to assure that
problems are handled quickly and effectively, and to ensure proper