Luckin Coffee chairman said to tap banks for $200m loan in exchange for IPO role

Men check their mobile phones outside a Luckin Coffee store in Beijing, China July 17, 2018. Picture taken July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Chinese startup Luckin Coffee’s chairman is seeking a loan of at least $200 million from banks including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley under a deal that would award them mandates in the firm’s planned U.S. IPO, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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