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Deacons | July 2022
China

The Deacons Financial Services team recently assisted Fubon Fund Management (Hong Kong) Limited (Fubon) with the launch of the Fubon Hang Seng Shanghai-Shenzhen-Hong Kong (Selected Corporations) High Dividend Yield Index ETF. It was listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on 8 July 2022 ...

Deacons | June 2022
China

Leading Hong Kong law firm, Deacons launched its inaugural Non-Fungible Token (NFT) today to mark the culmination of its 170th anniversary celebrations. The firm has partnered with HashKey Group, a digital asset financial services group in Asia, for institutional-grade minting, distribution and custody support for its commemorative NFT. Registration for the complimentary, limited edition NFT is open for the public on the firm’s website ...

Deacons | May 2022
China

Deacons advises Yoho Group Holdings Limited in relation to its Main Board IPO, seeking to raise up to HK$143 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). Yoho Group is one of the leading market players in the business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce industry in Hong Kong under the brand name of “友和YOHO” ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

<p>We are delighted to announce that Deacons has once again been ranked as a First Tier Intellectual Property Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong 2021. We have also been named as one of the Leading Technology, Media &amp; Telecommunications Law Firms in Hong Kong.</p> <p>For the second consecutive year, our Intellectual Property Co-head and Partner Charmaine Koo has also been recognised as a Preeminent Intellectual Property Lawyer ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

CFPG advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city. The net proceeds of the issue of the notes will be allocated to finance and/or refinance Eligible Green Projects as defined in Guangzhou Metro’s Green Finance Framework ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Guotai Junan Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1.4 billion (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option) ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Essence Corporate Finance (Hong Kong) Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 6616), seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1,227 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). Global New Material is a pearlescent pigment producer, being the largest in the PRC market as measured by revenue in 2020 with a market share of 11 ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

Deacons Financial Services team recently assisted Fubon Fund Management in listing two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the HKEX. The two products are the first leveraged and inverse (L&I) ETFs listed in Hong Kong that trackthe performance of the Taiwan stock market via Singapore Exchange’s futures contract on the FTSE Taiwan RIC Capped Index, which represent the performance of Taiwan large- and mid-cap stocks ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

<p>We are proud to share that our Construction practice Partner Joseph Chung has been named by Lexology as the exclusive Client Choice Awards winner in Hong Kong’s construction category for 2021.</p> <p>The Client Choice Awards single out law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service and quality they provide ...

Deacons | October 2021
China

We are pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, our Intellectual Property Senior Associates Barbie Ho and Tracy Li have been named “Rising Stars” in Hong Kong SAR by Managing IP IP STARS 2021. The distinction recognises the best up-and-coming intellectual property practitioners in private practice who contributed to the success of their firms and clients ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

Deacons advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city. The net proceeds of the issue of the notes will be allocated to finance and/or refinance Eligible Green Projects as defined in Guangzhou Metro’s Green Finance Framework ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

<p>CFPG advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city.</p> <p>The net proceeds of the issue of the notes will be allocated to finance and/or refinance Eligible Green Projects as defined in Guangzhou Metro’s Green Finance Framework ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

<p>Deacons advises the sole sponsor Guotai Junan Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1.4 billion (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option) ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

<p>We are proud to announce that our Financial Services Senior Associate Isabella Wong has won the “Finance Rising Star” at the Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Awards Asia 2021. The “Rising Star” category honours the brightest women lawyers as future leaders in their jurisdictions.</p> <p>Deacons is committed to embracing a diverse culture. Female lawyers represent close to 50% of our partnership ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

<p>We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised as “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” while our Financial Services practice, headed by our Partner Jeremy Lam, has been awarded “Investment Funds Law Firm of the Year” by the Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards 2021. This marks our second Firm of the Year award Deacons had received in 2021, after the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

<p>We are pleased to announce that in addition to the “Patent Contentious”, “Patent Prosecution”, “Trade Mark Contentious” and “Trade Mark Prosecution” categories, Deacons’ Intellectual Property department has also been recognised as a Top Tier firm in the “Copyright &amp; Related Rights” category in Hong Kong SAR by Managing IP (MIP) IP STARS 2021 ...

Deacons | September 2021
China

<p>We are pleased to announce that Deacons has once again achieved strong results in the 2022 rankings of International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000). Deacons has been recognised in the Hong Kong rankings for <strong>Banking, Capital Markets, M&amp;A, Private Equity, Financial Services Regulatory, Hedge Funds, Retail Funds as well as Restructuring and Insolvency</strong> ...

Deacons | August 2021
China

<p>We are delighted to announce that the 2021 edition of Euromoney’s Expert Guides has recognised four Deacons’ lawyers as Rising Stars:</p> <p><a href="people/stefano-mariani.html">Stefano Mariani</a>, Tax Partner: Tax, Trusts and Estates</p> <p><a href="people/loretta-lau.html">Loretta Lau</a>, Intellectual Property Counsel: Trademarks</p> <p><a href="people/barbie-ho ...

Deacons | August 2021
China

<p>We are pleased to announce that our Intellectual Property department is ranked as a Top Tier firm in the “Patent Contentious”, “Patent Prosecution”, “Trade Mark Contentious” and “Trade Mark Prosecution” categories in Hong Kong by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) IP STARS for the fifth consecutive year ...

Deacons | July 2021
China

<p>Congratulations to Partners of Intellectual Property practice group Annie Tsoi, Charmaine Koo and Catherine Zheng – who have retained their positions in World Trademark Review (WTR)’s Global Leaders for Hong Kong (Private practice), and congratulations to Partner Patsy Lau who has been recognised for the first time in the ranking this year ...

Deacons | July 2021
China

<p>To celebrate Deacons’ 170<sup>th</sup> anniversary, Intellectual Property Partners and Co-Heads Annie Tsoi and Charmaine Koo, and Partner Catherine Zheng are featured in the “Moving with the times” video. This is the first video in our 170<sup>th</sup> anniversary series where they reminisced about some of the most notable cases Deacons has handled ...

Deacons | July 2021
China

<p>We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the <em>IAM Patent 1000 </em>rankings for Hong Kong<em> ...

Deacons | July 2021
China

<p>Deacons’ Partner and Co-head of Corporate Finance Group Ronny Chow has been appointed as a member of the Listing Review Committee of the Main Board and GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.</p> <p>Ronny was nominated by the Listing Nominating Committee before the Board of the Exchange made the appointments (click <a href="https://www.hkex.com ...

Deacons | July 2021
China

<p class="wordsection1">Deacons has once again topped the 2021 Asia IP Trademark Survey rankings, demonstrating our long-standing strength in the area ...

Deacons | June 2021
China

<p>Deacons advises the sole sponsor Haitong International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Ronshine Service Holding Co., Ltd (Stock Code: 2207), seeking to raise up to approximately HK$704 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). </p> <p>Ronshine Service is a comprehensive property management services provider in China ...

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