Stephen Birkett

Senior Consultant | Hong Kong
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Experience

Represented Fosun International in its acquisition of Hani Securities (H.K.) Limited, a securities brokerage licensed by the SFC.

Represented Tencent in multiple debt and equity financings of Futu Holding Limited, a securities fintech business licensed by the SFC and which offers a Chinese language app for trading equities in select international markets.

Represented InvestLab, an on-demand financial technology services company serving the global investment market, in its series A financing round and in applying for a license from the SFC.

Represented BNP Paribas Capital (Asia Pacific) Limited and BOCOM International (Asia) Limited as joint sponsors in the US$195 million initial public offering of Zall Development on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Zall Development is a leading developer and operator of large-scale, consumer product-focused wholesale shopping malls in China. (2011)

Represented BNP Paribas Capital (Asia Pacific) Limited as sole book runner and lead manager in the US$70 million initial public offering of Chaowei Power Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Chaowei is a leading lead-acid battery manufacturer in China and best known for its products sold under the CHILWEE brand. (2010)

Advised JP Morgan and CCB International as joint bookrunners in the US$470 million initial public offering of China Zhengtong Auto Services Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China Zhengtong is the second largest BMW dealer and a major 4S dealership group in China. (2010)

Advised Macquarie Capital Securities Limited as sole lead manager in the US$242 million Hong Kong initial public offering of China-based furniture manufacturer Man Wah Holdings Ltd. (2010)

Represented HSBC and CCB International as joint lead managers in the US$115 million initial public offering of Ruinian International on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Ruinian is the largest manufacturer of amino acid-based nutritional supplements in China. (2010)


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