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Deacons’ Financial Services Team Advises StormHarbour on the Launch of the First Umbrella Private Open-Ended Fund Company in Hong Kong
Deacons, August 2020
China

Deacons advises StormHarbour Securities (Hong Kong) Limited (StormHarbour) on the establishment and registration of the first umbrella private open-ended fund company (OFC) in Hong Kong, the StormHarbour Fund Services OFC...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of JiaXing Gas Group Co., Ltd.
Deacons, July 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises the joint sponsors BOCOM International (Asia) Limited and LY Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board H-share IPO of JiaXing Gas Group Co., Ltd., seeking to raise up to approximately HK$400 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons has once gain been Recognised in IAM Patent 1000 2020
Deacons, June 2020
China

We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020...

Deacons has once again been recognised in IAM Patent 1000 2020
Deacons, June 2020
United States of America

We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020...

Deacons’ Financial Services team advised BEA Union Investment on the successful launch of the first unlisted public open-ended fund company in Hong Kong
Deacons, June 2020
United States of America

Deacons’ Financial Services team advised BEA Union Investment (“BEA Union”) on the successful launch of the first public unlisted open-ended fund company (OFC) in Hong Kong. The fund launch follows the 2018 introduction of the OFC regime in Hong Kong, which provides an efficient platform for investment funds to be set up in company form...

Deacons ranked in Managing IP Stars for 2020 in both Hong Kong and China
Deacons, May 2020
United States of America

We are pleased to announce that our Intellectual Property department has been ranked again as a Top Tier firm by Managing IP (MIP) Stars for 2020 in both Hong Kong and China...

Deacons wins in China Business Law Awards 2020
Deacons, April 2020
United States of America

We are delighted to announce that Deacons has been recognised by China Business Law Journal in the annual China Business Law Awards 2020 for the following seven categories: Best Overall Law Firms (Hong Kong) IP (Trademark) IP (Patent) IP (Copyright) Asset management Construction & Infrastructure Media, Entert

Asters Collaborates with Deacons and Wins Stockholm Arbitration over Crypto Mining Equipment for ASK Technology Limited
Deacons, April 2020
China

Asters successfully represented ASK Technology Limited, a leading Hong Kong manufacturer of multi-GPU systems for mining, rendering and AI, in a dispute with a Finnish company that was resolved in Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce...

Deacons' Financial Services team assists Shanxi Securities with the successful listing of its first Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)
Deacons, March 2020
United States of America

Deacons' Financial Services team has assisted Shanxi Securities International Asset Management Limited on the successful listing of its first exchange-traded fund (ETF)...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of MBV International Limited
Deacons, March 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor South China Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of MBV International Limited...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Jianzhong Construction Development Limited
Deacons, March 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises Jianzhong Construction Development Limited on its Main Board IPO...

Deacons advises on the proposed privatisation of Wheelock and Company Limited
Deacons, February 2020
United States of America

Deacons is advising on the proposed privatisation of Wheelock and Company Limited (stock code: 00020) (Wheelock) announced on 27 February 2020. Wheelock is one of Hong Kong’s oldest listed property companies...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Jiu Zun Digital Interactive Entertainment Group Holdings Limited
Deacons, February 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Lego Corporate Finance Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Jiu Zun Digital Interactive Entertainment Group Holdings Limited...

Deacons Wins China Business Law Journal ‘Deal of the Year 2019'
Deacons, February 2020
China

We are delighted to announce that Deacons has won the China Business Law Journal ‘Deal of the Year 2019’ award for the ‘People's Bank of China’s renminbi bill issuances in Hong Kong’ in the ‘Overseas Deals: Capital Markets’ category...

Deacons Ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 (2020 Edition)
Deacons, February 2020
China

Deacons' Intellectual Property department is off to a strong start in 2020, winning two prestigious accolades in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR1000). Deacons has been ranked as a Gold Tier law firm for both ‘enforcement and litigation’, and ‘prosecution and strategy’...

Deacons wins ‘Firm of the Year’ for the Patent and Trademark category at Global IP Awards 2020
Deacons, February 2020
United States of America

We are delighted to announce Deacons has been named Patent Firm of the Year and Trademark Firm of the Year in Hong Kong by the Global IP Awards 2020. This is the second year Deacons has received this award...

Deacons wins in 2019 Asian-mena Counsel In-House Community Firm of the Year awards
Deacons, January 2020
China

We are delighted to announce Deacons has been awarded multiple accolades in the 2019 Asian-mena Counsel In-House Community Firm of the Year awards. Each year, the In-House Community canvasses it’s 20,000+ in-house counsel members to ask, “Which law firms do you prefer to use?”, and more importantly “Why?”...

Long Hours and Domineering Management are Biggest Concerns for Hong Kong Employees
Deacons, January 2020
China

65% of employees cited long hours as their primary concern, with Generation Z singling out a lack of workplace diversity (65%) 81% of employees said strong corporate culture is one of the most important factors when deciding whether to join or stay at a company, with Generation Z viewing it as equally important as salary Introducing equal gender pay is seen as the top

Deacons achieves excellent rankings in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 guide
Deacons, January 2020
United States of America

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 rankings were recently released and once again Deacons has achieved a strong set of results across the board. Overall we are ranked in 18 practice areas in the Hong Kong and China chapters...

Deacons strengthens firm with three new strategic partner appointments
Deacons, January 2020
United States of America

Deacons, Hong Kong’s longest established and largest law firm, has strengthened the firm with three new partner appointments, effective from 1 January, 2020. All three partners were previously senior associates who have been promoted to the partnership...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Wenye Group Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Fortune Financial Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Wenye Group Holdings Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$203 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). This company is an established building decoration services provider based in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Q P Group Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises Q P Group Holdings Limited on its Main Board IPO, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$193 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). The company is an established paper product manufacturing and printing services provider headquartered in Hong Kong...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Wise Ally International Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor WAC Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Wise Ally International Holdings Limited. The company is an electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider offering full turnkey solutions with particular focus in consumer electronic products...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Kwan Yong Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor SPDB International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Kwan Yong Holdings Limited. The company is a main contractor in the provision of building construction works in Singapore...

Deacons wins in 2019 Asia Women in Business Law Awards!
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

We are delighted to announce Deacons has won the "Hong Kong Independent Firm of the Year" award at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019. This is the 6th consecutive year Deacons has been awarded this highly regarded accolade...

Deacons achieves excellent results in Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 rankings
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

The Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 guide has recently been released and we are pleased to announce we have received an excellent set of rankings. The guide is the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews with law firms and clients by the largest research team of its kind to rank the region’s best lawyers and firms...

Deacons advises on the spin-off and Main Board IPO of another PRC property management service provider
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

We advise the sole sponsor Haitong International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the spin-off of Times Neighborhood Holdings Limited from Times China Holdings Limited (stock code: 1233) for separate listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange by way of distribution in specie and global offering, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$939 million...

Deacons advises on Main Board IPO of HR solutions provider in China
Deacons, December 2019
China

Deacons advised Renrui Human Resources Technology Holdings Limited in relation to its Main Board IPO, seeking to raise up to HK$1,098.2 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). The company is a fast-growing pioneer in human resources solutions in China with a self-developed online-to-offline (O2O) recruitment platform...

Deacons advises on Main Board IPO of Maike Tube Industry Holdings Limited
Deacons, November 2019
United States of America

We advise the sole sponsor Fortune Financial Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Maike Tube Industry Holdings Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$236 million. The company is principally engaged in the manufacturing and selling of standard prefabricated pipe nipple products and steel pipe products...

Deacons advises on Main Board IPO of JY Grandmark Holdings Limited
Deacons, November 2019
United States of America

We advise the sole sponsor DBS Asia Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of JY Grandmark Holdings Limited, seeking to raise up to HK$1,452 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons wins "Hong Kong Patents Firm of the Year" at the 10th Annual Asia IP Awards
Deacons, November 2019
United States of America

We are delighted to announce that our Intellectual Property Department has won "Hong Kong Patents Firm of the Year" at the 10th Annual Asia IP Awards ceremony for seven consecutive years. Congratulations! The announcement was made at the awards dinner held at the at the Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei on 8 November...

Deacons advises on Main Board IPO of Lever Style Corporation
Deacons, November 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Altus Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Lever Style Corporation. This company provides supply chain solutions in multiple apparel product categories for notable brands across the United States, Europe and the Asia Pacific region...

Deacons Financial Services Team Assists Mirae with the Successful Listing of Two New Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF)
Deacons, August 2019
China

Deacons’ partner, Chuah Su Cheen, senior associate Pinky Siu and associate Winnie Cheung recently attended the listing ceremony, with the Manager, Mirae Asset, to celebrate the successful listing of two new ETFs...

Deacons Advises on GEM IPO of Kinetix Systems Holdings Limited
Deacons, July 2018
China

Deacons advised the sole sponsor Cinda International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the GEM IPO of Kinetix Systems Holdings Limited. Kinetix Systems is a well-established IT services provider with business portfolio including the provision of IT infrastructure solutions services, IT development solutions services, and IT maintenance and support services in Hong Kong...

Deacons advises on GEM IPO of Asia Grocery Distribution
Deacons, April 2017
China

Deacons has advised Asia Grocery Distribution Limited in relation to its listing on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of share offer, seeking to raise up to HK$81.2 million (subject to the offer size adjustment option)...

CFPG advised Chongbang Holdings (International) Limited on its close to US$920 million institutional capital raising
Deacons, June 2015
China

24 June 2015 – Hong Kong) CFPG advised Chongbang Holdings (International) Limited (“Chongbang”) 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. in June 2015...

Deacons advises Chongbang Holdings on its US$920 million institutional capital raising
Deacons, June 2015
China

(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...

Deacons advises JAC Capital on the $1.8 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors’ power amplifier business
Deacons, June 2015
China

(4 June 2015 – Hong Kong) Deacons recently advised JAC Capital, a subsidiary of JIC Capital - a Chinese state-owned investment company, on a $1.8 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors’ power amplifier business. To date, the transaction is one of the largest outbound technology deals of 2015...

Deacons acts for RaffAello Capital in relation to the GEM listing of Golden Power Group Holdings
Deacons, June 2015
China

(1 June 2015 – Hong Kong) Deacons recently represented the sole sponsor RaffAello Capital Limited and the underwriters in relation to the listing of Golden Power Group Holdings Limited on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The listing is expected to raise up to HK $75.6 million...

Deacons top ranked in Asian Legal Business Intellectual Property Rankings 2015
Deacons, May 2015
China

Asian Legal Business (ALB), a Thomson Reuters publication, has just released its Intellectual Property Rankings 2015. We are pleased to announce that Deacons is ranked in the top tier for both Patent and Trademark/Copyright work in Hong Kong. The editorial highlights our work on the landmark trademark dispute between Tsit Wing (Hong Kong) Company and TWG Tea...

Deacons Named Hong Kong Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2015
Deacons, May 2015
China

We're delighted to announce that Deacons was named the "Hong Kong Firm of the Year" at the annual Chambers Asia Pacific Awards for Legal Excellence on May 5th 2015. The Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards recognise the work of national and international law firms across the region on the basis of research for the 2015 edition of the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide...

Deacons advises on HK$3,386 million open offer of shares by Hua Han Bio-Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited
Deacons, May 2015
China

Deacons recently represented Haitong International Securities Company Limited as underwriter in relation to the HK$3,386 million open offer of shares by Hua Han Bio-Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited. Hua Han Bio-Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited is an investment holding company. It manufactures and sells pharmaceutical, medicinal healthcare and biopharmaceutical products...

Deacons scoops Citizenship Award at The Asian Lawyer Asia Legal Awards
Deacons, March 2015
China

We are delighted to announce that Deacons picked up a Citizenship Award at The Asian Lawyer Asia Legal Awards. The award related to the ABCs of Law programme, organised by the firm’s corporate social responsibility initiative Deacons Cares. The Asia Legal Awards were presented at a gala dinner at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong...

Deacons appoints two new partners
Deacons, January 2015
Hong Kong, China

Deacons has promoted two Senior Associates to the Partnership. Gere Sit and Kelvan Cheung joined the Partnership as of 1 January 2015. The above appointments bring the total number of partners to 53 as of 1 January 2015. Deacons’ Senior Partner Lilian Chiang congratulated the new partners: “On behalf of the firm I would like to welcome Gere and Kelvan to the Partnership...

Deacons advises Huatai Financial Holdings on HK$540 million of top-up shares
Deacons, January 2015
Hong Kong, China

Deacons recently advised Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited, acting as the placing agent, on the top-up placing of shares of AVIC International Holding (HK) Limited raising up to approximately HK$540 million. AVIC International Holding (HK) is a Hong Kong unit of state-backed aviation equipment maker, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China...

Deacons advises Haitong International Capital in relation to SiS Mobile Holdings’ spin-off and IPO
Deacons, January 2015
Hong Kong, China

Deacons recently acted for the sole sponsor Haitong International Capital and the underwriters in relation to the spin-off and separate listing of SiS Mobile Holdings on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of distribution in specie and global offering. SiS Mobile is one of the leading distributors of mobile phones in Hong Kong...

Spring Update
Deacons, March 2014
Hong Kong, China

As the first day of spring passes, Deacons is pleased to look back and announce that we have garnered many prestigious awards and accolades over the last year. From market-leading financial journals to independent legal directories to corporate social responsibility programmes, our successes have been acknowledged on both a practice and firm-wide level...

Deacons Advises on the Spin-Off and HK$2.2 Billion Main Board IPO of Kerry Logistics Network Limited
Deacons, December 2013
Hong Kong, China

Deacons advises the joint sponsors and underwriters on the spin-off and Main Board IPO of Kerry Logistics Network Limited, which is expected to raise up to approximately HK$2.2 billion (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). Kerry Logistics Network is currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kerry Properties Limited (HKSE Stock Code: 683)...

Listing of shares of Silverman Holdings Limited (“Silverman”) on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
Deacons, October 2012
China

Advised the sole sponsor Mizuho Securities Asia Limited and other underwriters in relation to the global offering and Main Board listing of Silverman in Hong Kong, raising a maximum of approximately HK$212 million from the offering...

Deacons Advised China Everbright Capital Limited in a HK$294 Million Offering
Deacons, October 2012
China

Deacons listed shares of Fine Holdings Limited (“Fine Holdings”) on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Deacons consulted the sole sponsor China Everbright Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the global offering and Main Board listing of Fine Holdings in Hong Kong, raising a maximum of approximately HK$294 million from the offering...

 

 


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