Paul Hastings LLP

Capital Markets (International Firms) Department

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What the team is known for Highly active ECM practice regularly advising PRC clients on IPOs and secondary offerings in Hong Kong. ECM expertise includes advising on global offerings and H-share listings. Also respected for handling cross-border bond issuance mandates for both Chinese and international underwriters and issuers.

Strengths Clients commentary highlights the firm's speedy provision of advice, with one interviewee saying: "They have a skilful team with abundant deal experience, which we could fully rely upon. They could always deliver quality service with high efficiency and could solve difficult technical issues with an innovative approach."

Another client states: "They offered extremely professional advice and the turnaround of the documents is very quick. The client service is good with excellent commercial awareness."

Work highlights Advised the joint sponsors in Bank of Gansu's USD761 million global offering and listing of H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Represented Yuzhou Properties in its USD375 million issue of senior notes.

Notable practitioners

Raymond Li advises on sizeable Hong Kong IPOs, as well as major share issuances. Peers highlight his deep connections in the PRC marketplace.