Kay Ian Ng Recognized in Asian Legal Business Asia’s Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers ListNovember 18, 2022
Kay Ian Ng, the Managing Partner of S&C’s Hong Kong office, was recognized in Asian Legal Business’ Asia’s Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers list. The ranking highlights the achievements of the top lawyers across Asia who have maintained “outstanding track record in the Capital Market practices, while earning accolades from their colleagues, superiors and clients.”
Recently, Kay Ian has advised clients in a variety of capital markets transactions, including:
- China Mobile on its $8.2 billion initial public offering on the Main Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange — making it the first Hong Kong-incorporated, Hong Kong-listed company to have its shares listed on a stock exchange in mainland China;
- XPeng Inc., one of China’s leading smart electric vehicle producers, as it raised more than $2 billion through a dual-primary listing consisting of an international offering registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a public offering on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong;
- ENN Energy Holdings Limited on completing its offering of $550 million green senior notes; and
- The underwriters to Beijing Airdoc Technology on its global offering and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, raising $215 million. This is the first Hong Kong IPO of a medical AI company.
Kay Ian has also advised on some of the landmark IPOs in the Greater China market, including:
- AIA on its $20.5 billion Hong Kong IPO – one of the world’s largest IPOs ever;
- Air China on its $1.2 billion IPO and dual listing on the Hong Kong and London Stock Exchanges;
- Bank of China on its $11.2 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering — the first H and A shares offerings of a major state-owned Chinese bank;
- Budweiser APAC in its $5.75 billion Hong Kong IPO – one of the world’s largest IPOs in 2019;
- China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation’s underwriters on its $2 billion IPO on the SEHK — the first Hong Kong IPO of a reinsurance company; and
- China Telecom on its $1.5 billion IPO and dual listing on the Hong Kong and New York Stock Exchanges.