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Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
15 May 2015


HWB advises on the placing of shares of Yuzhou Properties

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, on 12 May 2015, advised the placing agents, Haitong International Securities and Huatai Financial, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the US$101 million placing of shares of Yuzhou Properties Company Limited.

Yuzhou Properties is a property developer in the PRC with property development projects and investment properties in Xiamen, Fuzhou, Shanghai, Hefei and Tianjin.

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 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
04 May 2015


HWB advises on the placing of shares of Kong Sun and China Oceanwide

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised the placing agents on the placing of shares of Kong Sun Holdings Limited and China Oceanwide Holdings Limited.

On 28 April 2015, HWB advised the placing agents, CICC, First Shanghai, Kingston Securities and UOB Kay Hian, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the US$180 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.

On 29 April 2015, HWB advised the placing agent, Haitong International Securities, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the US$220 million placing of shares of China Oceanwide Holdings Limited. China Oceanwide is principally engaged in property investments in China.

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 // 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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