The Firm represented Goldman Sachs in the initial public offering and Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited. Hua Hong sold an aggregate of 228,696,000 ordinary shares in the offering (before greenshoe) and raised gross proceeds of approximately HK$2,572.8 million (US$332.0 million). The ordinary shares of Hua Hong are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs acted as sole sponsor, sole global coordinator and sole bookrunner.
Hua Hong is a global, leading pure-play 200mm foundry headquartered in Shanghai, the PRC. It is the second largest pure-play 200mm foundry and the sixth largest pure-play foundry worldwide.
The Simpson Thacher team for the transaction included Chris Wong, Chris Lin, Marjory Ding, Asher Hsu, Heather Tsai and Grace Wong (Corporate); and Rob Holo, Jonathan Cantor and Michael Badain (Tax).
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