中伦为长城汽车认购澳大利亚PILBARA MINERALS LIMITED股份提供法律服务
2017年9月28日，长城汽车股份有限公司（“长城汽车”）通过其香港间接全资子公司Billion Sunny Development Limited（“长城汽车子公司”）与澳大利亚上市矿业公司PILBARA MINERALS LIMITED（“PLS”）签订股份认购协议，长城汽车子公司将认购PLS不超过3.5%的新增股份（“本项目”），认购价格为2800万澳元，且长城汽车获得PLS持有的Pilgangoora锂矿项目部分产品未来的包销权。
On 28 September 2017, Great Wall Motor Company Limited (“Great Wall Motor”), via its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary in Hong Kong, i.e., Billion Sunny Development Limited (the “Subsidiary”), entered into a subscription agreement with Pilbara Minerals Limited (“PLS”), an Australia listed mining company, to subscribe for not more than 3.5% new shares in PLS (the "Project"). The consideration of this Project is AUD 28 million, and Great Wall Motor will be entitled to offtake a part of the products from the Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum project owned by PLS.
As the transaction counsel of Great Wall Motor, Zhong Lun Law Firm has handled and coordinated all the legal matters of the whole Project, including conducting legal due diligence, assisting with the negotiation and amendment of the subscription agreement and other relevant agreements, and providing relevant legal advices, which involved the laws of Australia, mainland China and Hong Kong SAR.
The legal team for this Project consists of lawyers from Zhong Lun offices in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Beijing and Shenzhen, and is led by partners Wayne Wang (Australian solicitor and PRC lawyer, lead counsel), Yanli Li (PRC lawyer) and Jane Yao (Hong Kong solicitor), assisted by associates Cheng Ni, Qiwen Su, Wennie Guo and Joyce Guo.