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Securities And Capital Markets

With competition escalating and regulation increasing, today’s business environment makes raising capital a significant challenge. Those intent on pursuing new paths to growth must uncover the opportunities in these changing times. We can help turn market uncertainty to your advantage.

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Client Successes

Advised CMB International on the US$1.5B Fosun International Limited rights issue – the largest rights issue in 2015

Represented WH Group in its US$2.36B global offering and Hong Kong IPO

Represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as global coordinators and initial purchasers, as well as a number of co-managers, in connection with Mexico City Airport Trust’s offering of US$2B of debt securities

How Do You Raise Capital?

We work with companies navigating every stage of the capital raising process, and advise issuers, underwriters, and other financial institutions on all types of equity and debt capital raisings. Our team of U.S., European, Hong Kong, and Japanese qualified lawyers advises clients on a wide range of transactions under the laws of several jurisdictions.

Our experience helps them master the dynamics of today’s markets. We also help ensure compliance with securities laws, securities exchange rules, and the corporate governance requirements of the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Dodd-Frank Act.

A LEADING GLOBAL SECURITIES AND CAPITAL MARKETS PRACTICE

  • We draw on our extensive experience with public and private offerings of equity securities to provide market insights to our clients, such as our IPOs in the JOBS Act Era report.
  • Our team is recognized as a leader in high-yield debt financings, regularly representing major institutional investors in public offerings and private placements of senior and subordinated debt.
  • We have in-depth experience with Hong Kong depositary receipt (HDR) transactions. We have advised J.P. Morgan on all HDR listings to date, including most recently Fast Retailing’s secondary listing of HDRs.

RECOGNITION FOR OUR PRACTICE

  • Honored with Deal of the Year awards from China Business Law Journal for our work on WH Group’s global offering and Hong Kong IPO and China Vanke’s B-share to H-share listing.
  • Partner Michael Fitzgerald named Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer for his work representing FHipo in its groundbreaking IPO.
  • Recognized by Chambers, Legal 500 and other industry guides for our global capabilities.

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