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Hong Kong

Work Department

Corporate Finance practice group




Maynard is principally involved in corporate finance and securities works, including initial public offerings, secondary share offers, public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, private equity transactions and advising on compliance with the Companies Ordinance, the Listing Rules and the Takeovers Code.

He has acted for clients in various industries including banking and financial services, real estate, computer, telecommunications, consumer goods, food and beverage, healthcare and advertising.


Maynard has provided legal advice on equity capital market transactions to sponsors and underwriters including BNP Paribas Securities (Asia), DBS Asia Capital, Shenwan Hongyuan Securities, BOSC International, Haitong International, Somerley Capital, GF Securities, Crosby Securities and Halcyon Capital with respect to the global offerings and listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of Xinyi Energy (proposed spin-off from Xinyi Solar), Somerley CapitalSuchuang Gas, Smart-Core, FSE Engineering, Vincent Medical, BGMC InternationalSheng Ye Capital, EGL Holdings, Time Watch and OOH Holdings.

He has also provided legal advice to reputable enterprises in respect of their listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange including Tai Hing GroupWharf Real Estate Investment1957 & Co., Fulum Group, Hung Fook Tong, Tsui Wah and Xiao Nan Guo and AP Rentals.

Maynard has acted for Wharf (Holdings) on its disposal of Wharf T&T to a 50:50 consortium of MBK Partners and TPG at a consideration of HK$9.5 billion.

He has recently advised on the privatisation of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering by Swire Pacific, rights issues / open offers of securities of i-CABLE and TCL Multimedia Technology and the placings of shares of O-Net Technologies.




PCLL, The University of Hong Kong, 2008

LLB, The University of Hong Kong, 2007

B. Sc. (Hon.), University of Toronto, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Capital markets (equity)

(Next Generation Partners)

Maynard Leung –  Deacons

At Deacons, the ‘knowledgeable and well-respected’ Ronny Chow (who is also a member of HKEX’s Listing Review Committee) leads a team of ‘talented and dedicated practitioners who are well versed with the nuances of corporate finance transactions’. Underwriters, sponsors and issuers are appreciative of the practice’s ability to ‘provide useful and practical analysis on related legal issues’, including as it pertains to regulatory analysis, ensuring that clients receive a holistic service that is fully compliant from a risk management perspective. The scope of the work is broad and includes advice on IPOs and listings on both the Main Board and Growth Enterprise Market of the HKSE, as well as a range of other related matters, including block trades, private placements, rights issuances and other secondary offerings. Maynard Leung is also recommended.