Davis Polk advised Orient Securities Company Limited (“DFZQ”) on its initial public offering and listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and an international offering in reliance on Rule 144A and Regulation S. The net proceeds from the global offering to be received by DFZQ are estimated to be approximately HK$6.8 billion (US$876 million) prior to any exercise of the over-allotment option. (more…)

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Davis Polk advised Yihai International Holding Ltd. in connection with its initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and an international offering in reliance on Rule 144A and Regulation S. The gross proceeds from the offering amounted to approximately HK$858 million (US$111 million) prior to any exercise of the over-allotment option. (more…)

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Allen & Overy announces today that it is expanding its Greater China debt capital markets practice with the appointment of Liang (Alex) Tao, a Mandarin speaking U.S. partner, in its Hong Kong office. (more…)

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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Macquarie Capital Limited, DBS Asia Capital Limited and China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited as Underwriters in Yihai International Holding Ltd.’s (“Yihai International”) US$110 million global offering and IPO on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. (more…)

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International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) continues to expand its international construction practice with the recruitment of Martin Downey who joins the firm’s Hong Kong office as Partner and head of the Hong Kong construction practice, effective 5 July 2016. (more…)

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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the underwriters on the IDR3.75 trillion (US$275.7 million) IPO on the Indonesia Stock Exchange and Rule 144A/Regulation S global offering of PT Cikarang Listrindo Tbk. (more…)

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Shearman & Sterling advised PT Cikarang Listrindo Tbk, an Indonesian power plant, on its approximately US$275 million initial public offering on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, marking the first power plant to go public in the Indonesian market. (more…)

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International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Tianjin Infrastructure Construction & Investment Group Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Infrastructure) on its debut international issuance of US$500m senior bonds. The bonds have been listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP continues to expand its practice in Greater China with the addition of Jason Kuo to the Corporate practice in Hong Kong. Kuo was previously a partner in the Hong Kong office of Sidley Austin LLP. (more…)

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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today announced the significant lateral hire of a team of five lawyers from William KK Ho & Co, an independent boutique firm specialising in asset financing for aircraft and ships. Two Partners, William Ho and Jackson Chow will move to BLP’s Hong Kong office on 18 July 2016. (more…)

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Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Frank Sun has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department. His arrival further enhances Latham & Watkins’ Asia and Greater China Practices, which have recently added several prominent transactional partners who advise on private equity and leveraged finance matters. He will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. (more…)

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Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that three Magic Circle lawyers have joined the firm as partners in Asia. In Hong Kong, Chuan Sun and Vivian Yiu have just started at Morrison & Foerster, coming to the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy, respectively. In Singapore, Yemi Tépé has joined Morrison & Foerster from Clifford Chance, with immediate effect. (more…)

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