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Guantao Advises on China Assurance Finance Group Limited’s HK GEM IPO

March 2012. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On January 6th, 2012, the stock of China Assurance Finance Group Limited (Hereinafter “China Assurance”), which operates a financing and guarantee business through its subsidiary in Mainland China, was officially traded on Hong Kong Stock

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Guantao Represents PC Partner Group Limited in its HK IPO

March 2012. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On January 12th, 2012, the stock of PC Partner Group Limited (hereinafter “PC Partner”) was officially listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code 01263)

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Guantao Advises on Life Tech Scientific Corporation’s HK GEM IPO

March 2012. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On November 10th, 2011, the stock of Life Tech Scientific Corporation(hereinafter “Life Tech”) was officially listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange GEM (Stock Code 08122)

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Guantao Advises Fairson Holdings Limited on its listing on SEHK

July 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On 18 May 2011, Fairson Holdings Limited (FHL) was listed on the Growing Enterprise Market of Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) by way of share placing and its stock code is 8132. The company offered 165 million shares under such placing at a placing price of HK$ 0.3 per share. The net proceeds to be received by the company from the placing were approximately 29.6 million HK$.

 

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Guantao advises Nordic Capital on acquisition of Britax

June 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao advised private equity house Nordic Capital on the acquisition of Britax, the maker of childrens car safety seats and pushchairs, from funds advised by Carlyle.

 

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Guantao advises Rengo on its investment in Hung Hing

June 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao is advising Rengo Co., Ltd ("Rengo") on its acquisition of a 29.9% interest in Hong Kong-listed Hung Hing Printing Group Limited ("Hung Hing") from Asia Packaging Company Limited ("Asia Packaging") for an aggregate consideration of HK$1,425.12 million (£110.5 million).

 

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Guantao advises Shore to Shore, Inc. on acquisition by Checkpoint

June 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On 1 Feb 2011, Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Shore to Shore, Inc., including the Adapt Group and related assets. Shore to Shore, headquartered in Centerville, Ohio, is a global retail apparel and footwear product identification business with production locations in 13 countries. The company designs, manufactures and sells a full line of merchandise identification products including hang tags, price tickets, printed paper tags, pressure sensitive products, woven labels, leather and leather-like labels, heat transfer labels and brand protection and EAS solutions/labels.

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Guantao Advised Hui Xian REIT on its Successful IPO in Hong Kong

May 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On April 29, 2011, Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust ("Hui Xian REIT" ) successfully listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 87001). The IPO of Hui Xian REIT is the first RMB-denominated IPO outside mainland China.

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Guantao Honored as the Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm of the Year by ALB China Law Awards 2011

April 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

At the Awarding Ceremony of the ALB China Law Awards 2011 held on 12 April 2011, Guantao Law Firm was honored as the Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm of the Year.  It is the second time since 2009 that Guantao has won the firm award in this category.

 

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Seven practice areas of Guantao highly ranked among the top of PRC law firms by Chambers Asia Pacifi

March 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On 24 February 2011,Chambers Asia Pacific 2011 released the latest rankings of PRC law firms.  Guantao is highly ranked in the following seven practice areas:

 

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Guantao advising Chinese SOE on £756m recommended possible offer for Kalahari Minerals plc

March 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao is advising Peoples Republic of China ("PRC") state-owned energy group CGNPC Uranium Resources Co., Ltd ("CGNPC-URC") in its potential acquisition for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Kalahari Minerals plc ("Kalahari").

 

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Guantao Advises BBMG on its Successful IPO of A Shares Listing

March 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On March 1, 2011, BBMG Corporation (hereinafter referred to as "BBMG) successfully achieved its A shares listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. BBMGs listing ceremony was attended by many high-level officials including the vice mayor of Beijing Mr. Jilin, vice mayor of Shanghai Mr. Tu Shaoguang, vice president of Beijing C.P.P.C.C. Mr. Li Xiaohong and president of China Building Materials Federation Mr. Zhang Renwei. Guantaos partner Mr. Fu Sanzhong and lawyer Mr. Hu Shenglin were also invited to attend the ceremony.

 

 

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Guantao provided legal service for China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation in relation to its issuanc

March 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation successfully issued 23 billion convertible bonds on February 23, 2011, and such bonds could be converted into stocks in A share market. The initial transfer price will be 9.73 yuan per share.

 

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Guantao Shortlisted by ALB China Law Awards 2011 in Five Award Categories

March 2011. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

In March 2011, Guantao Law Firm was shortlisted by ALB China Law Awards 2011 in the following award categories:

 

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Guantao Shortlisted by Chambers Asia: China Awards 2011 in Two Practice Areas

December 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

In December 2010, Guantao Law Firm was shortlisted by Chambers Asia Awards China 2011 in the following practice areas: Projects, Energy & InfrastructureRestructuring/Insolvency.

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Guantao advised All Team Group Limited on its expansion and restructuring of its business in the PRC

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On 31 August 2010,Ming Fai International Holdings Limited (Stock Code 3828) (“Ming Fai”) completed its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of and the related shareholder’s loan to All Team Group Limited (“All Team”). The consideration was RMB 250,000,000.

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Guantao advises Tidetime Sun (00307.HK) on its acquisition involving three coal mines in Xinjiang wi

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On 22 September 2010, Tidetime Sun (Group) Limited (00307.HK) (“Tidetime Sun”) released an announcement, under which Tidetime Sun intends to acquire no less than approximately 88.14% of the issued share capital of UP Energy Investment (China) LTD (“UP China”).

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Guantao advises Wah Nam (00159.HK) on its proposed takeover offer for all shares in two ASX-listed i

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On 10 November 2010, Wah Nam International Holdings Limited (00159.HK) (“Wah Nam”) released an announcement, pursuant to which WN Australia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wah Nam, intends to make a takeover offer for all shares in Brockman Resources Limited (“BRM”) and FerrAus Limited (“FRS”), two iron ore development companies listed on Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), and Wah Nam intends to apply for the listing of all the Wah Nam shares and options on ASX and Wah Nam will continue to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK).

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Guantao Advises Shandong SunWay Petrochemical Engineering Co., Ltd on its successful listing on the

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On September 8, 2010, Shandong SunWay Petrochemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as SunWay Engineering) successfully issued and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Shenzhen Stock Code: 002469). SunWay Engineering offered a total of 16,600,000 A Shares with issue price at 33.93 yuan per share. This offering has raised RMB 563.238 million Yuan( about HK$600 million, off-line allotment: 3,320,000 shares; online pricing allotment: 13,280,000 shares).

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Guantao Advises Datang Telecom on its Successful Strategic Investment to SMIC

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On August 16, 2010, Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Datang Telecom") and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Limited ("SMIC") reached a subscription agreement by which Datang Telecom had successfully subscripted a total of 102 million shares of SMIC. Datang Telecom's shareholding thus is increased to 19.14%.  The deal was completed on November 16, 2010.

 

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Guantao Advises Shanxi Securities Co., Ltd. on its Successful listing

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On November 15, 2010, Shanxi Securities Co., Ltd (“ Shanxi Securities”) has successfully issued and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Shenzhen stock code: 002500). Shanxi Securities offered a total of 399,800,000 A Shares with issue price at 7.8 yuan per share. This offering has raised RMB 3.11844 billion Yuan.

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Guantao Advises Sou Yute Fashion Co., Ltd. on its Successful Listing On the Shenzhen Stock Exchange

November 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

On November 17, 2010, Sou Yute Fashion Co., Ltd. in Dongguan, Guangdong (“Sou Yute”) has successfully issued and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Shenzhen stock code: 002503). Sou Yute offered a total of 20,000,000 A Shares with issue price at 75 Yuan per share, raising a total of RMB 1.5 billion Yuan.

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Guantao advised Sichuan Huiji Food on its successful introduction of a PE investor Orchid Asia

September 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao advised Sichuan Huiji Food Industry Limited on its successful introduction of a PE investor Orchid Asia Investment Limited for capital injection of RMB 80 million in April 2010.

Sichuan Huiji Food Industry Limited is a leading producer and distributor of leisure food in China . Guantao team advising this transaction was led by partner Qiu Guangli, assisted by associates Luo Xi and Deng Yuanyuan.

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Guantao advised T-Star Group on its successful introduction of a PE investor Orchid Asia

September 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao acted for T-Star Group on its successful introduction of a PE investor Orchid Asia Investment Limited for capital injection of USD 25 million in April 2010.

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Guantao advised on the initiating, establishment and fund-raising of the Aerospace Industry Fund

September 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao advised on the initiating, establishment and fund-raising of the Aerospace Industry Fund, the first fund in this industry in China. The fund was founded in January 2010, which has raised funds RMB 3.03 billion and plans to expand to RMB 20 billion.

 

 

 

 

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Guantao advised Sijia Group Company Limited on its listing on the main board of HKSE

September 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao advised Sijia Group Company Limited (“Sijia Group”) on its listing on the main board of HKSE (HKSE stock code: 01863) on April 29th of 2010. Sijia Group offered a total of 200,000,000 Shares. The net proceeds of this global offering are about HK$600 million.

 

 

 

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Guantao has a growing number of awards nominations in 2010

May 2010. Press Releases by Guantao Law Firm (view listing).

Guantao Law Firm has been nominated by the China ALB Law Awards 2010 as a finalist in the ENERGY & RESOURCES DEAL OF THE YEAR for China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Acquisition of Oil Industry Assets. This has been the second time for Guantao to be nominated in this practice area since Guantao won the “ENERGY & RESOURCES DEAL OF THE YEAR” award for at the China ALB Law Awards 2008. In this year’s Awards, Guantao has also been nominated for the first time as a finalist in the REAL ESTATE DEAL OF THE YEAR for Tianjin Global Financial Center Project. Guantao’s consecutive nomination as a finalist also includes China Law Firm of the Year, Managing Partner of the Year (Mr. Cui Liguo) and Beijing Law Firm of the Year.

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