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Paul Hastings Closes Hong Kong Top-Up Placements

October 02, 2009
Hong Kong, (October 2, 2009) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has recently advised in respect of two top-up placement transactions in Hong Kong.

In the first transaction, Paul Hastings advised China Everbright International Limited, a Hong Kong listed company which focuses on environmental protection infrastructure investments in Greater China, on its HK$1.45 billion (approximately US$186 million) top-up placement. Nomura International (Hong Kong) Limited acted as the sole bookrunner on the transaction.

This was followed by the HK$1 billion (approximately US$130 million) top-up placement by Real Gold Mining Limited, a Chinese gold mining company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Paul Hastings advised Citigroup and Macquarie Group as joint bookrunners.

Hong Kong capital markets partners Sammy Li and Phoebus Chu and U.S. capital markets partners Neil Torpey and David Grimm led the Paul Hastings teams on the transactions, assisted by associates Jenny Lau, Zoe Lau, Ling Ling and Erika Wan.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.