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Eversheds Sutherland

21/F, GLOUCESTER TOWER, THE LANDMARK, 15 QUEEN'S ROAD, CENTRAL HONG KONG
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Work +852 2186 3200
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Fax +852 2186 3201
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www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Norman Hui

Tel:
Work +852 2186 3210
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Eversheds Sutherland

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Norman is a partner of the Hong Kong office of Eversheds. He specialises in equity capital markets, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He also has a focus on financial services, advising funds and asset management clients on regulatory issues, and has extensive experience in general commercial work. He is admitted to practice as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales and New South Wales in Australia, and speaks fluent English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin). He obtained Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

 

Recent experience includes advising

Cinda Sinorock Global Portfolio Limited Partnership I on its investment in Huatai Securities Co. Ltd.

CITIC Securities Corporate Finance (HK) Limited as sponsor and underwriter and CLSA Limited as global coordinator in connection with the listing of Q Technology (Group) Company Limited on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“HKSE”) raising approximately HK$698 million

Sino-Rock Investment Management Co Ltd. on its application to the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (“SFC”) for type 9 licence under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”)

China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited as sponsor and underwriter in connection with the listing of Jiashili Group Limited on the HKSE raising approximately HK$370 million

New World China Land Limited on its proposed privatisation by Easywin Enterprises Corporation Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New World Development Company Limited, by way of a scheme of arrangement at a cash offer up to HK$18,603 million and proposed withdrawal of the listing on HKSE.

BOCI Asia Limited as sponsor and underwriter in connection with the listing of Consun Pharmaceutical Group Limited on HKSE raising approximately HK$1.09 billion

Finnish Fund For Industrial Cooperation Ltd. on its proposed investment in Greenstream Energy Efficiency Investments Ltd, a company investing on energy efficiency business

Morningstar Inc. on its application to the SFC for type 4 and type 9 licences under the SFO

AID Partners Capital Limited on its acquisition of entire issued share capital of HMV Hong Kong Limited, HMV Singapore Pte Ltd and brand rights in Greater China

VODONE Limited on its spin-off of its subsidiary, China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Limited, by way of a separate listing of its ADSs on Nasdaq Global Market

Xiwang Special Steel Company Limited on its listing on HKSE raising approximately HK$1.3 billion (sponsored by J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited)

Norman is listed as recommended individual in Corporate (including M&A) by Legal 500 (2014)

Memberships:

The Law Society of Hong Kong

New South Wales (Australia)

England and Wales

 

 

 

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Position

Partner

Languages

English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).


Hong Kong: Capital markets

Capital markets (equity)

Within: Capital markets (equity)

Eversheds Sutherland's global footprint makes it a strong choice for issuers seeking to list in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Asia, as well as for those looking to raise capital through public markets further afield, particularly in the US. Under the leadership of Stephen Mok, the team is particularly active in complex offerings including groundbreaking listings. Mok recently led a team that included Norman Hui and consultant Sin-Joh Chuang in advising Datang Power on its non-public issuance of A-shares to its controlling shareholder (China Datang Corporation, hereafter CDC), and also its non-public issuance of H-shares to a wholly owned subsidiary of CDC for circa $2.1bn; this marked the first time a whitewash waiver was used in Hong Kong for such issuances. Mok, Hui, Amy Yu and others acted as Hong Kong counsel to Precision Tsugami (China) on its $64m spin-off listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange; this listing was the first in Hong Kong to involve a spin-off from a Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In addition, Mok's team served as Hong Kong legal advisers to Nomura as the sole sponsor on Nissin Foods' circa $121m spin-off listing on the Main Board; this was the second listing in Hong Kong to involve a spin-off from a Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Beyond new listings and follow-on offerings, other work included Mok and others advising listed company New World Department Store (China) on its proposed privatisation by parent firm New World Development.

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