Unis Chong

Managing Director and Head, Energy & Natural Resources,
Bank of China

Unis is a Managing Director and Head of Energy and Resources Group in BOCI Investment Banking. Prior to joining BOCI, Unis was Head of China Natural Resources at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she was responsible for China investment banking business in oil & gas and metals & mining sectors. Unis also held previous banking positions at UBS, Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale and BZW / Barclays Capital.

Unis has over 15 years of experience in investment banking. She has advised upon a wide range of leading merger, acquisition & restructuring transactions, public offerings and capital market financings in Asia Pacific.  She has extensive financing experience in a broad spectrum of industries including oil & gas, chemicals, power, infrastructure and general industries.

Recent transactions include the sale by BHP Billiton of its US$2.2bn Ravensthorpe nickel project in Australia to First Quantum, USD250m strategic investment by China Railway Materials in African Minerals, USD1bn tender offer by ArcelorMittal of China Oriental, US$3.16bn IPO of China General Nuclear Power, US$260m IPO of CGN Meiya Power, US$63m IPO of CAA Resources, US$900m IPO of Yitai Coal, US$320m IPO of Huadian Fuxin New Energy, US$218m Share Placement of Goldpoly New Energy, and US$107m Share Placement of United Photovoltaics Group. In the oil and gas sector, Unis has advised on many of the significant transactions including US$1.046bn acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum’s interest in Bohai Bay by Brightoil Petroleum, US$1.3bn acquisition by CNOOC and Sinopec of Marathon International’s 20% interest in Angola block #32, US$3.3bn acquisition by CNPC of KazMunaiGas (KMG)’s 50% interest in JSC MangistauMunaiGas (MMG), US$600m strategic investment by Blackstone in China Bluestar, US$1.8bn financing of the BP/Sinopec ethylene cracker project in Shanghai, US$2bn financing of the BP/CNOOC/Mitsubishi/Nippon Oil/INPEX’s Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia, West East Gas Pipeline, Guangdong LNG Terminal and Meizhou Wan Power Plant.

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