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Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
24 March 2015


HWB advises on the placing of shares of Kong Sun Holdings Limited

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised the placing agents, Haitong International Securities Company Limited, Kingston Securities Limited and UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Limited, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the HK$376 million placing of shares of Kong Sun Holdings Limited.

Kong Sun is principally engaged in in properties investment, manufacturing and sale of life-like plants, securities investment and investment in and operation of photovoltaic power plants in the PRC.

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 and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property and 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 C Tan, Partner
08 January 2015


HWB advises on the first Hong Kong listing of 2015

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Main Board listed Deson Development International Holdings Limited on the spin-off and separate listing of its construction and engineering contracting business, held through Deson Construction International Holdings Limited ("Deson Construction"), on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange by way of placing and distribution in specie. Kingsway Capital Limited acted as the sponsor while Kingsway Financial Services Group Limited acted as the bookrunner and lead manager. The shares commenced trading on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 8 January 2015.

Deson Construction and its subsidiaries are principally engaged as a contractor in the building industry operating in Hong Kong and the PRC. It is one of the top 10 contractors in Hong Kong providing building construction works, electrical and mechanical engineering works and fitting-out works. The listing of Deson Construction is the first listing in 2015 for companies seeking listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The HWB team, led by partner Chia Ching Tan, had lead responsibility in preparing the PN15 proposal, corporate reorganisation, announcements, legal documentation, corporate and regulatory issues, communication with the regulators 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 and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property and 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
07 January 2015


HWB advises on BBI Life Sciences IPO

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised BBI Life Sciences Corporation (the "Company") on its HK$230 million global offering and listing of its shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Haitong International acted as the sole sponsor, sole global coordinator, sole bookrunner and sole lead manager. The shares commenced trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 30 December 2014.

The Company is one of the leading providers with the widest portfolio coverage in the life sciences research products and services industry in China and is also a leading DNA synthesis products provider in China. The Company provides the following products and services: DNA synthesis products, genetic engineering services, life sciences research consumables and protein and antibody related products and services. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, the Company has an extensive sales network in China as well as two subsidiaries in Canada and the US to serve its overseas markets.

The HWB team, led by partner Brian Ho, had lead responsibility for legal documentation, corporate and regulatory issues, communication with the regulators 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 and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property and 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 Kan, Partner
24 December 2014


HWB advises on Medicskin IPO

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised the sole sponsor Shenyin Wanguo Capital (H.K.) Limited ("SYWG") and the underwriters, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the listing of the shares of Medicskin Holdings Limited ("Medicskin") on the Growth Enterprises Market ("GEM") of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Founded in 2000, Medicskin is a medical skin care group in Hong Kong that focuses on the treatment of skin diseases/problems and/or improvements in the appearance of its clients. The shares commenced trading on GEM on 18 December 2014.

This transaction was the first collaboration between the capital markets and medico-legal teams of HWB and has demonstrated HWB's unique and unrivalled expertise in medico-legal work and its strong presence in the IPO market in Hong Kong. Medicskin is the fourth IPO that HWB has completed in 2014.

The HWB team was led by corporate partner, Brian Ho and medico-legal partner, Dr David Kan who were assisted by senior associate Karen Lam, associates Sherman Wong and Katherine Chan and trainee solicitors Christie Tsang and Isabel Hou. The team had lead responsibility for legal documentation, corporate and regulatory issues, communication with the regulators 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 and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; intellectual property and 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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