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Mainland China Capital Markets

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Mainland China Capital Markets

Our capabilities in mainland China capital markets are in the top tier. According to the China Capital Markets Legal System Development Report released each year by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and statistics published by the CSRC, the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, we have always been ranked among the best Chinese law firms in the securities table of capital markets (mainland China) with respect to IPO, refinancing of listed companies, and mergers and restructuring of listed companies, among other securities mandates.

 

Capital markets is one of our core practice areas. We are among the first Chinese law firms to establish a capital markets practice. Over the past two decades, we have advised nearly 1,000 major Chinese companies on their onshore IPOs and other securities matters. With significant bench depth, outstanding expertise, and rich experience, we are able to provide full-service and all-round capital markets legal solutions for our clients. We are a perennial market leader regarding stock offering in mainland China and a longstanding occupant of the top place on mainland China IPO rankings. We have also been highly recommended by prominent international media or magazines, including Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000, and The Legal 500.  

 

In many years of practice, we have established a close working rapport with securities regulators, stock exchanges, securities companies, audit and appraisal institutions, and listed companies to ensure highest-quality legal services for our clients. 

Scope of Services

Equity Capital Markets
  • Pre-IPO reformation and restructuring
  • Pre-IPO private placement
  • Initial public offerings
  • Refinancing of listed companies
  • Major asset restructuring of listed companies
  • Acquisition of listed companies and back-door listings
  • Mergers, split-ups, delisting, and relisting of listed companies
  • Listing of spin-off subsidiaries of listed companies
  • Division and repurchase of shares in listed companies
  • Corporate governance of listed companies
  • Equity incentive and employee stock ownership plans of listed companies
  • Information disclosure of listed companies
  • Routine legal services for listed companies
  • Formation and asset management of securities investment funds
Debt Capital Markets
  • Corporate bonds
  • Enterprise bonds
  • Financial bonds
  • Short-term commercial paper
  • Mid-term notes
  • Asset securitization
  • Exchangeable bonds
  • Convertible bonds