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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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Sin-Joh Chuang

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Work +852 2186 3254
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Eversheds Sutherland

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Sin Joh is a consultant in Eversheds’ Corporate Department, resident in Hong Kong. Her practice focuses on equity capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions and compliance with Hong Kong’s Listing Rules. Before joining Eversheds, she practiced law with another international law firm in Hong Kong.

Sin Joh obtained her Bachelor of Laws from King’s College London, University of London and her Master of Laws (Chinese Laws) from the National University of Singapore. She is qualified to practise law in England & Wales, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia and has worked in Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong. 

Sin Joh’s major experience includes advising:

Mergers and Acquisition

  • New World China Land Limited in connection with its privatisation by way of voluntary offers by Easywin Enterprises Corporation Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New World Development Company Limited, at a cash offer for HK$21,257 million
  • New World China Land Limited in connection with a major disposal at an aggregate consideration of RMB13,500 million (subject to adjustment)
  • Yunnan Water Investment Co., Limited in connection with its acquisition of a project company at a consideration RMB293 million
  • BOCI Asia Limited as financial adviser to Global Bio-chem Technology Group Company Limited in connection with a RMB1,500 million share issuance under specific mandate
  • Blue Sky Power Holdings Limited in connection with an acquisition from a connected person at a consideration of HK$100 million, a discloseable acquisition at a consideration of HK$158 million and a major acquisition at a consideration of HK$136 million
  • UBS AG, Hong Kong branch as financial advisor to Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd in the privatisation of Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited by way of scheme of arrangement.

Equity Financing

  • Blue Sky Power Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of HK$116 million aggregate principal amount of redeemable zero coupon convertible bond
  • Merry Garden Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$150 million share issuance under general mandate
  • China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited as the placing agent in connection with the HK$430 million top up placing of Wonderful Sky Financial Group Holdings Limited
  • Yunnan Water Investment Co., Limited on its US$215 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • China Nonferrous Mining Corporation Limited on its US$252 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Sino-Ocean Land Holdings Limited on its US$1.53 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Intime Department Store (Group) Company Limited on its US$311 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • CICC, CITIC Securities, Citigroup, HSBC and Lehman Brothers on the US$6.2 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering of China CITIC Bank and simultaneous A share listing
  • UBS AG and Guoyuan Securities Brokerage (Hong Kong) Limited as the placing agents in connection with the HK$790 million primary placing of China Glass Holdings Limited

Compliance

  • NWS Holdings Limited in connection with its acceptance of the general offer for the shares in New World China Land Limited at an aggregate consideration HK$726 million
  • Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry Co., Ltd. in connection with a major disposal of a subsidiary at a consideration of RMB12 million
  • Zhaojin Mining Industry Company Limited in connection with its acquisition of a majority interest in a mine in the PRC at a consideration of RMB2,700 million
  • the annual compliance of Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry Co., Ltd., Zhaojin Mining Industry Company Limited and Merry Garden Holdings Limited

Debt Financing

  • Sinochem Hong Kong (Group) Company Limited in connection with the US$600 million Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of subordinated guaranteed perpetual capital securities by its wholly owned subsidiary Sinochem Global Capital Co., Ltd.
  • CNPC General Capital Limited’s US$1.15 billion guaranteed senior notes offering
  • Longfor Properties Co. Ltd in connection with its Regulation S only offering of US$500 million principal amount of its 6.75% senior notes due 2023
  • Yanlord Land (HK) Company in connection with its Regulation S offering of US$300 million principal amount of its 5.375% senior notes due 2016

Position

Consultant


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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