We have extensive experience in China, dating from the early days of our Hong Kong office. Our clients include leading PRC and international corporates and investment banks. We draw on our long-standing working relationships with leading Chinese law firms to deliver an integrated service of the highest quality.
For more information about our China-related practice, please contact any of our Hong Kong partners, Lisa Chung in Beijing, or Miranda Leung or Mark Horton in London.
Our key experience includes advising:
Diageo plc on its proposed acquisition of a controlling interest in its existing Chinese joint venture, Sichuan Chengdu Quangxing Group, and the subsequent mandatory tender offer for Sichuan Shui Jing Fang.
TPG Capital in relation to the proposed HK$930 million acquisition of H shares in Wumart Stores Inc. by TPG Asia V L.P.
GS Capital Partners VI Fund, L.P. in relation to its subscription for US$243 million convertible bonds and warrants (involving a further US$90m) to subscribe for ordinary shares in the share capital of Geely Automobile Holdings Limited.
Alibaba.com in relation to its acquisition of an interest in China Civilink.
Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) in relation to its US$2.2 billion disposal of Orient Overseas Developments Limited to CapitaLand China (RE) Holdings.
UBS, Credit Suisse, CICC and Goldman Sachs on the US$3.1 billion global offering and Hong Kong listing of China Pacific Insurance.
Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd. (MCC) in relation to its US$5.3 billion global offering of H shares and A shares and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
CITIC Group on the sale of its indirect interest JSC Karazhanbasmunai and related financing.