Hong Kong, April 7, 2008 – Morrison & Foerster acted as US counsel to BNP Paribas, sole book runner and lead sponsor, in the US$130 million initial public offering of Solargiga Energy Holdings Ltd. (Stock Code: 757) on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
Solargiga will be the first solar power company to list in Hong Kong. The renewable energy company is based in Northeastern China and produces monocrystalline silicon ingots and wafers. These items are used for the manufacturing of PV cells, which are components of solar energy generation systems. Solargiga intends to use the proceeds from the initial public offering to expand its production facilities as well as for future acquisitions.
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