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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Capital Markets (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Maintains its very strong reputation for complex and high-value ECM work. Experienced in handling IPOs and follow-on offerings, as well as ADS and GDS offerings. Depth of experience assisting clients, including both issuers and underwriters, with listings on the SEHK, as well as the Nasdaq and NYSE. Frequently represents major Mainland Chinese entities on outbound deals. Fields a balanced Hong Kong and US law practice, and also advises clients on Taiwan-related offerings. Often acts on deals in the technology, e-commerce and financial services sectors.

Notable practitioners

Celia Lam is head of the firm's China practice and is described by a client as "very sharp and technically very strong." She handles both Hong Kong and US IPOs on behalf of issuers and underwriters, often for tech and TMT clients.

Chris Lin frequently leads the firm's advice for Chinese clients on US listings. His experience spans IPOs, follow-on offerings and global depositary share offerings.

Christopher Wong is an essential driver of the firm's Hong Kong IPO practice. A client enthuses that he is "excellent in terms of communications and people skills," while being "technically strong as well."

Jin-Hyuk Park is based in Hong Kong and continues to offer expertise in South Korean capital markets transactions, including debt issuance programmes and bond offerings. "He's been doing Korea work for over 20 years and is very well known for his solid reputation," confirms a source.

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Capital Markets (International Firms)

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Location

ICBC Tower, 35th Floor

3 Garden Road

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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Capital Markets (International Firms)


Chris Lin
Foreign expert for Taiwan
Jin-Hyuk Park
Foreign expert for South Korea

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)


Chris Lin
Band 2
Christopher Wong
Band 2