John Batchelor

John Batchelor
Office:
Level 35, Oxford House
Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road
Quarry Bay
City:
Hong Kong
Country:
Hong Kong
Tel:
+852 3768 4670
Fax:
+852 3012 9664

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Financial Advisory and Valuation - Restructuring & Insolvency Experts

John Batchelor is the head of the Asian corporate finance and restructuring practice of FTI Consulting and is based in Hong Kong. He has more than 21 years' experience in restructuring, corporate recovery and transaction advisory.

Mr Batchelor was instrumental in the restructuring of Moulin Global Eyecare, which claimed to be the world's third-largest eyewear manufacturer, and a number of its subsidiaries. He was involved in the negotiation and successful sale of the group's assets in the PRC, the winding-up of Moulin subsidiaries and the sale of Moulin's overseas business interests, including the group's majority interest in Eye Care Centers of America, which was sold for in excess of US$600 million.

Mr Batchelor has also led the restructuring of over HK$1 billion of convertible notes in a large PRC Property Company. More recently he led a major due diligence project for a group of lenders looking to undertake a refinancing of a large listed oil and gas group with operations in India and Indonesia.

From 2008 until 2012 Mr Batchelor was on the board of Sincere Watch (Hong Kong). Between October 2014 and May 2016 he was board chairman of Emerson Radio Corp.

Mr Batchelor has extensive experience in undertaking liquidations and receiverships of BVI and Cayman Island entities with assets in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, including a number of hedge funds. More recently Mr Batchelor has been appointed as liquidator of LDK Solar, which includes debt outstanding to creditors exceeding HK$1.5 billion.

Mr Batchelor has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting and finance) from Monash University. He is a member of Chartered Accounts Australian and New Zealand and a Hong Kong CPA.

WWL says: John Batchelor is widely recognised as a leader in the field for handling complex contentious insolvency mandates.

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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Investigations - Asset Recovery Experts

John Batchelor is the head of the Asian corporate finance and restructuring practice of FTI Consulting and is based in Hong Kong. He has more than 21 years' experience in restructuring, corporate recovery and transaction advisory.

Mr Batchelor was instrumental in the restructuring of Moulin Global Eyecare, which claimed to be the world's third-largest eyewear manufacturer, and a number of its subsidiaries. He was involved in the negotiation and successful sale of the group's assets in the PRC, the winding-up of Moulin subsidiaries and the sale of Moulin's overseas business interests, including the group's majority interest in Eye Care Centers of America, which was sold for in excess of US$600 million.

Mr Batchelor has also led the restructuring of over HK$1 billion of convertible notes in a large PRC Property Company. More recently he led a major due diligence project for a group of lenders looking to undertake a refinancing of a large listed oil and gas group with operations in India and Indonesia.

From 2008 until 2012 Mr Batchelor was on the board of Sincere Watch (Hong Kong). Between October 2014 and May 2016 he was board chairman of Emerson Radio Corp.

Mr Batchelor has extensive experience in undertaking liquidations and receiverships of BVI and Cayman Island entities with assets in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, including a number of hedge funds. More recently Mr Batchelor has been appointed as liquidator of LDK Solar which includes debt outstanding to creditors exceeding HK$1.5 billion.

Mr Batchelor has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting and finance) from Monash University. He is a member of Chartered Accounts Australian and New Zealand and a Hong Kong CPA.

WWL says: John Batchelor is a first-class expert known for his impressive expertise in recovery matters.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

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