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Shani Chan

Associate, Corporate Department


Shani Chan is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Mr. Chan has over 10 years of experience in various practice areas with a focus on capital market offerings, equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and handling regulators’ enquiries for clients mainly based in China. In addition to private practice experience, Mr. Chan previously served as an independent non-executive director of a listed company in Hong Kong.

Mr. Chan is admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


  • Admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
  • Appointed as a civil celebrant of marriages by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong


  • University of Hong Kong, P.C.LL., 2010
  • University of Hong Kong, LL.B., 2009


Hong Kong IPOs

  • Haitong International Capital Limited as the sole sponsor, on the HK$340 million global offering of LX Technology Group Limited (2436), a device lifecycle management solution provider, principally engaged in the sales of refurbished de-commissioned IT devices and provision of device and IT technical subscription services to SMEs in China
  • Archosaur Games Inc. (9990), a leading mobile game developer in China focusing on MMORPG development, on its HK$2,039.1 million global offering. CICC acted as the sole sponsor*
  • Chen Lin Education Group Holdings Limited (1593), one of the leading providers of private higher education in China, on its HK$478.3 million global offering. First Shanghai Capital Limited acted as the sole sponsor*
  • Litian Pictures Holdings Limited (9958), a drama series distribution company in China, on its HK$140.8 million global offering. Founder Securities (Hong Kong) Capital acted as the sole sponsor*
  • Wenye Group Holdings Limited (1802), an established building decoration services provider based in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, on its HK$107.4 million global offering. Fortune Financial Capital Limited acted as the sole sponsor*
  • Dongguang Chemical Limited (1702), one of the major coal-based urea producers in China, on its HK$147.7 million global offering. KGI Capital Asia Limited acted as the sole sponsor*
  • Investec Capital Asia Limited as the sole sponsor, on the HK$41.8 million share offer of M&L Holdings Group Limited (8152), an integrated engineering solutions provider in Hong Kong, China and Singapore in connection with construction and tunnelling equipment*
  • Time Watch Investments Limited (2033), a manufacturer, brand-owner and retailer of watches in China and global watch market, on its HK$639 million global offering. DBS Asia Capital Limited and CIMB Securities Limited acted as the joint sponsors*
  • Guotai Junan Capital Limited as the sole sponsor, on the HK$200.4 million global offering of Huazhong In-vehicle Holdings Company Limited (6830), one of the principal suppliers of automobile body parts in China*


Takeover and transactions

  • Represented the offeree on the conditional and voluntary tender offer of YuanShengTai Dairy Farm Limited (1431) by China Feihe Limited (6186) at the consideration of HK$3.07 billion*
  • Represented the offeree on the privatization of Shanghai Prime Machinery Company Limited (2345) by Shanghai Electric Group Company (2727) by way of merger by absorption at the consideration of HK$1.12 billion*
  • Represented China Maple Leaf Educational Systems Limited (1317), an international school operator, in a HK$432 million voluntary conditional general offer of Kingsley Edugroup Limited (8105)*
  • Represented Kwoon Chung Bus Holdings Limited (306), a transportation businesses service provider (including franchised bus in Hong Kong), in a HK$485 million mandatory general offer*
  • China All Access (Holdings) Limited (633), a communication solutions provider, for a very substantial acquisition involving RMB816 million acquisition of interest in a mobile terminals and parts supplier in China*
  • Pizu Group Holdings Limited (8053), a bulk minerals trading company, for a very substantial acquisition and connected transaction involving HK$837 million acquisition of companies engaging in manufacture of explosive products and provision of blasting operation services with consideration to be settled by convertible bonds*

Equity financing and regulatory compliance

  • China All Access (Holdings) Limited (633) for issue of various convertible bonds and placing*
  • OP Financial Limited (1140) for subscription of US$15 million exchangeable bonds of issuer engaging in security transportation*
  • Dexin Services Group Limited (2215), Nongfu Spring Co., Ltd. (9633)*, Nayuki Holdings Limited (2150)*, Archosaur Games Inc. (9990)*, Doumob (1917)*, China SCE Group Holdings Limited (1966)*, Ju Teng International Holdings Limited (3336)*, Kwoon Chung Bus Holdings Limited (306)*, and Time Watch Investments Limited (2033)* on corporate governance and regulatory matters

*Matter(s) handled prior to joining the firm

Practice Areas


Securities and Capital Markets


Chinese (Cantonese)

Chinese (Mandarin)



University of Hong Kong, P.C.LL. 2010

University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, LL.B. 2009

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