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June, 2015 - China

 

Deacons advises Chongbang Holdings on its US$920 million institutional capital raising

 

(24 June 2015 – Hong Kong) Deacons recently advised Chongbang Holdings (International) Limited on its close to US$920 million institutional capital raising from, among others, Canadian real estate company Ivanhoe Cambridge and Dutch pension asset manager APG Asset Management N.V..

Chongbang is a leading Shanghai-focused developer, owner and operator of retail-anchored mixed use projects. This is the second institutional capital raising for Chongbang, which was created in Hong Kong by Singaporean and Hong Kong investors in 2003.

Rhoda Yung, corporate finance partner, led on the transaction and was supported by corporate finance lawyers James Fairley, Helen Wong, Queena Chow, Zhong Xiaoming, Jovita Law and Gilbert Chan.

Teresa Lau, a banking & finance partner and associate Farrah Lam also featured on the transaction.

About Deacons

Deacons is Hong Kong's own world-class law firm and provides an extensive range of legal and commercial services to local and international businesses. With roots beginning in 1851, Deacons has built a worldwide reputation by providing high level, quality legal advice to companies conducting business in Hong Kong. With more than 20 practice areas and three representative offices in Mainland China, Deacons is the largest, full-service local law firm with 53 partners, 250 lawyers and lawyer equivalents and approximately 652 employees overall.

About Deacons' Corporate Finance Practice Group

Deacons' Corporate Finance Practice Group ranked number one in terms of advising on the most number of successful new listings in Hong Kong in 2013 (a total of 11 successful new listings). It has substantial experience in advising both the sponsors and listing applicants in various (and some highly regulated) industries in Hong Kong and elsewhere, including the manufacturing, food and beverages, retail, property, banking, securities, insurance, transport, healthcare, logistics, energy and infrastructure sectors.

The Corporate Finance Practice Group comprises seven partners, one consultant and 40 other fee-earners. Deacons has extensive experience in all types of corporate finance, capital markets, structured products and regulatory work, ranging from initial public offerings on the Main Board and the Growth Enterprise Market of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, secondary issues, takeovers, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, debt financing, bond issues (including sovereign bonds), to local and cross border joint venture and other transactions.

For more information, please visit www.deacons.com.hk.


 

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