Hedge fund managers, private equity sponsors and other asset managers as well as brokers, dealers, wealth managers and other providers of investment services and investment products are often keen...
The Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) (the "Ordinance") is the principal competition legislation in Hong Kong.
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Exchange) has announced that changes to the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Exchange (Rules) arising from the 'Consultation Conclusions on Codification of General Waivers and Principles Relating to IPOs and Listed Issuers and Minor Rule Amendments' (Conclusions) will take effect from 1 October 2020.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance (Cap. 637) (the "LPFO"), which came into effect on August 31, 2020, introduces the limited partnership fund ("LPF")...
Appleby Hong Kong Partner David Bulley and Cayman Islands Senior Associate Dean Bennett recently wrote about the increasing attractiveness of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
Proskauer Rose LLP
Hong Kong's private funds industry is on the verge of benefitting from further significant changes in local laws designed to make Hong Kong
We have been seeing a marked increase in the number of deals where controlling shareholders of companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange)
The Head of Ogier's Investment Funds team in Asia, Partner Nicholas Plowman has addressed two high profile webinars in the last ten days offering his insight into the Cayman Private Funds Law...
For a long time, the growth of the private equity industry in Hong Kong has been hampered by its outdated Limited Partnership Ordinance (Cap. 37) (LPO), which is ill-suited to accommodate the...
DLA Piper UK LLP
In January 2020, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a circular, "Circular to private equity firms seeking to be licensed" (Licensing Guidance for PE Firms)
A lot has happened in Asia over the last few years.
At Mayer Brown, Real Estate Markets is a core practice, where we provide local knowledge and insights from established teams on the ground.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In recent years, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has increasingly focused on private equity funds' obligation to be licensed under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO).
The offshore region recorded more M&A transactions in the first half of 2019 than in the same time period over any of the past five years, according to a report released today by offshore law firm
Given current financial conditions in the equity markets, opportunities for privatisations abound and schemes or arrangement are all the rage again.
In these uncertain times we have had numerous enquiries from clients as to what we think is going to happen as regards offshore acquisition transactions in the near future.
Otto von Domingo, Head of Commercial, South East Asia, and Albert Ming, Head of Alternative Assets, North Asia, discuss the state of play across the region and the findings of the Vistra private...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to numerous industries and sectors on a worldwide scale in an unprecedented manner.
2019 was a busy year for the acquisition and leveraged loan
market in Southeast Asia and India.
Mayer Brown has been operating in Asia for over 150 years. We have a strong footprint across Asia with offices in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan.