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Submitted by // C C Tan, Partner
22 September 2017


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, acted as the legal adviser to the sole sponsor and the underwriters in relation to the approximately HK$82.5 million share offer and listing of Cool Link (Holdings) Limited (Stock Code: 8491) ("Cool Link") on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange. Vinco Capital Limited acted as the sole sponsor while Pacific Foundation Securities Limited and Vinco Capital Limited acted as the joint lead managers. The shares commenced trading on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 22 September 2017.

Cool Link is one of the leading Singapore-based importers of food products in the ship supply industry in Singapore. They supply food products to ship chandlers for consumption by ship crews and passengers.

The HWB team, led by partner Chia Ching Tan, had lead responsibility in the verification process, legal documentation, corporate and regulatory issues and general transaction management.


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Howse Williams Bowers is an independent law firm which combines the in-depth experience of its lawyers with a forward thinking approach.

Our key practice areas are corporate/commercial and corporate finance; commercial and maritime dispute resolution; clinical negligence and healthcare; insurance, personal injury and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property; banking; financial services/corporate regulatory and compliance.

As an independent law firm we are able to minimise legal and commercial conflicts of interest and act for clients in every industry sector. The partners have spent the majority of their careers in Hong Kong and have a detailed understanding of international business and business in Asia.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is intended to be a general guide only and is not intended to provide legal advice.  Please contact pr@hwbhk.com if you have any questions about the article.

 
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Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
18 September 2017


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, on 11 September 2017, advised Truly International Holdings Limited ("Truly") on the completion of its HK$320 million placing of new shares. The placing agents were HSBC and Mizuho. At the same time, the controlling shareholder of Truly subscribed for shares in Truly in the sum of HK$107.7 million.

The principal business activities of Truly are the manufacture and sale of liquid crystal display products and electronic consumer products.

The HWB team was led by corporate partner, Brian Ho. The team had lead responsibility for legal documentation and general transaction management.


About Us

Howse Williams Bowers is an independent law firm which combines the in-depth experience of its lawyers with a forward thinking approach.

Our key practice areas are corporate/commercial and corporate finance; commercial and maritime dispute resolution; clinical negligence and healthcare; insurance, personal injury and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property; banking; financial services/corporate regulatory and compliance.

As an independent law firm we are able to minimise legal and commercial conflicts of interest and act for clients in every industry sector. The partners have spent the majority of their careers in Hong Kong and have a detailed understanding of international business and business in Asia.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is intended to be a general guide only and is not intended to provide legal advice.  Please contact pr@hwbhk.com if you have any questions about the article.

 
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Submitted by // C Tan, Partner
31 May 2017


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, acted as the legal adviser to the sole sponsor and the underwriters in relation to the approximately HK$87 million share offer and listing of VBG International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8365) ("VBG") on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange. Dakin Capital Limited acted as the sole sponsor while Ping An Securities Limited and Dakin Securities Limited acted as the joint bookrunners and joint lead managers. The shares commenced trading on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 26 May 2017.

VBG is one of the leading financial services providers in Hong Kong, which provides corporate finance advisory services, placing and underwriting services and business consulting services. It ranked fifth among all Hong Kong-based corporate finance houses in terms of IPO fund raising in 2016 for its sponsorship role in respect of corporate finance advisory services.

HWB is honoured and delighted to be part of an important milestone of VBG, which is an established client of the firm. The HWB team, led by partner Chia Ching Tan, had lead responsibility in the verification process, legal documentation, corporate and regulatory issues and general transaction management.


About Us

Howse Williams Bowers is an independent law firm which combines the in-depth experience of its lawyers with a forward thinking approach.

Our key practice areas are corporate/commercial and corporate finance; commercial and maritime dispute resolution; clinical negligence and healthcare; insurance, personal injury and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property; banking; financial services/corporate regulatory and compliance.

As an independent law firm we are able to minimise legal and commercial conflicts of interest and act for clients in every industry sector. The partners have spent the majority of their careers in Hong Kong and have a detailed understanding of international business and business in Asia.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is intended to be a general guide only and is not intended to provide legal advice.  Please contact pr@hwbhk.com if you have any questions about the article.

 
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Submitted by // B Ho, Partner; D Che, Partner
11 April 2017


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Ample Capital Limited, the sole sponsor and Ample Orient Capital Limited, the sole global coordinator and joint bookrunner, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the HK$104 million listing of the shares of Milestone Builder Holdings Limited ("Milestone") on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The shares commenced trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 7 April 2017.

Milestone is a long-established main contractor and subcontractor in Hong Kong that is principally engaged in the provision of building construction services, alteration, addition, fitting-out works and building services and repair and restoration of historic buildings. This is the fifth IPO that HWB has completed in 2017.

The HWB team was led by partners, Brian Ho and Denise Che. The team had lead responsibility on legal documentation, providing advice on corporate and regulatory issues, communicating with the regulators and undertaking general transaction management.


About Us

Howse Williams Bowers is an independent law firm which combines the in-depth experience of its lawyers with a forward thinking approach.

Our key practice areas are corporate/commercial and corporate finance; commercial and maritime dispute resolution; clinical negligence and healthcare; insurance, personal injury and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property; banking; financial services/corporate regulatory and compliance.

As an independent law firm we are able to minimise legal and commercial conflicts of interest and act for clients in every industry sector. The partners have spent the majority of their careers in Hong Kong and have a detailed understanding of international business and business in Asia.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is intended to be a general guide only and is not intended to provide legal advice.  Please contact pr@hwbhk.com if you have any questions about the article.

 
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