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Hong Kong & Overseas Capital Markets

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We have been a long-standing market leader in Hong Kong and overseas capital markets. For the past two decades, we have advised hundreds of companies on their various equity and debt financings in Hong Kong and overseas, including issuance and listing of red-chips, H-shares, D-shares, B-shares, and bonds on the SEHK, NYSE, NASDAQ, and other stock exchanges in Toronto, Tokyo, London, Frankfurt, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, and South Korea. Due to our comprehensive scope of services and a remarkable track record of debt and equity practice in Hong Kong and overseas capital markets, our firm has been for many consecutive years strongly recommended or named as a top-ranking law firm by Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFIR1000, The Legal 500, and other world-class ranking agencies.


Our excellent credentials help us develop close and sound relationships with state and regional securities regulators and stock exchanges, domestic and overseas renowned investment banks, law firms, accounting firms, and companies listed domestically and abroad. Empowered by such rapports, we are capable of providing our clients with top-notch services.


Capital market practice is also a key strength of our Hong Kong office. We not only serve as Hong Kong counsel for IPO issuers, underwriters, and sponsors in overseas listings, but also provide a full range of SEHK listing services to world-renowned companies, giant state-owned enterprises, and major private businesses in Greater China.

Scope of Services

Services include:

  • Mainland offices - Equity capital markets

  • Advising on restructuring and red-chip structuring before overseas listing

  • Designing family trusts and overseas stock ownership plans for founders and senior officers before overseas listing

  • Designing management incentive plans and employee stock ownership plans before overseas listing

  • Advising on pre-IPO investments before overseas listing

  • Overseas IPOs of Chinese companies with a red-chip structure

  • Overseas IPOs of Chinese domestic companies Refinancing of overseas listed companies

  • Equity incentives and employee stock ownership plans of overseas listed companies

  • Acquisition or spin-off of or repurchase of shares in overseas listed companies

  • Privatization and delisting of overseas listed

Mainland offices - Debt capital markets

  • Overseas USD and Euro bonds

  • Offshore RMB bonds

  • Private placement bonds

  • Short-term commercial paper

  • Mid-term notes

  • Asset securitization

  • Exchangeable bonds

  • Convertible bondscompanie

Hong Kong office - Establishment and maintenance of Hong Kong and overseas companies

  • Assisting in establishing companies in Hong Kong, the British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands, among other places overseas

  • Advising on change of directors and company secretaries

  • Advising on further issuance and repurchase of shares

  • Advising on transfer of shares to existing shareholders or third parties

  • Creating security over shares or assets and handling registration of such security

Hong Kong office - Equity capital market

  • Initial public offerings

  • Re-listing of red-chip companies and H-share companies on the A-share market

  • Takeovers

  • Public and private sale of securities

  • Privatization

  • Provision of general compliance counseling and long-term legal services to listed companies

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