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Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
10 January 2018

 

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, on 5 January 2018, advised the placing agent, UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong), as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the HK$436 million placing of shares of Colour Life Services Group Co., Limited ("Colour Life Services").

Colour Life Services provides property management services to more than 2,300 communities in the PRC, Hong Kong and Singapore. It is also involved in the provision of engineering services and community leasing and sales services.

The HWB team was led by corporate partner, Brian Ho. The team had lead responsibility for legal documentation 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 // C Yu, Partner; A Yung, Partner
29 December 2017

 

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised China Huarong Overseas Investment Holdings Co., Limited ("China Huarong") as lender on the financing to Sansheng Hongye (Hong Kong) Limited, the offeror of the mandatory unconditional cash offers for all the issued shares and outstanding options of Henry Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 859), whose shares are limited on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as the Hong Kong legal counsel. The amount of facility to be provided by China Huarong is HK$780 million.

China Huarong is a subsidiary of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 2799).

The HWB team was led by partners, Christopher Yu and Antony Yung. The team had lead responsibility on legal documentation, providing advice on corporate and regulatory issues and undertaking general transaction management. 

HWB is pleased to be able to offer its clients one-stop capabilities in on advising on different aspects of Hong Kong Takeovers Code matters. The same HWB team has recently completed another Hong Kong Takeovers Code matter representing Bliss Chance Global Limited, a consortium bidding vehicle established by private equity firm Bison Capital and China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd, in the successful mandatory unconditional cash takeover RoadShow Holdings Limited.


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 Yu, Partner; A Yung, Partner
22 December 2017

 

Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Bliss Chance Global Limited ("Bliss Chance") in the acquisition of the controlling stake of RoadShow Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 888) ("RoadShow"), whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from Transport International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 62) as the Hong Kong legal counsel. The acquisition was in the sum of approximately HK$796 million. HWB also advises Bliss Chance on the unconditional mandatory cash offer for all the issued shares of RoadShow after completion of the acquisition. The financial adviser to Bliss Chance is Optima Capital Limited. The unconditional mandatory cash offer was closed on 12 December 2017.

RoadShow and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in the provision of media sales and design services and production of advertisements for transit vehicle exteriors and interiors, online portal, mobile apps, shelters and outdoor signages advertising businesses. They are also engaged in the provision of integrated marketing services covering these advertising platforms.

The HWB team was led by partners, Christopher Yu and Antony Yung and assisted by associate, Salina Cheung. The team had lead responsibility on legal documentation, providing advice on corporate and regulatory issues, communicating with the regulators and financial advisers 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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Submitted by // C C Tan, Partner
12 December 2017


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, acted as the legal adviser to the sole sponsor, the joint global coordinators, joint bookrunners, joint lead managers and the underwriters in relation to the approximately HK$114 million share offer and dual listing of Centurion Corporation Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 6090; SGX-ST Stock Code: OU8) ("Centurion") on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. VBG Capital Limited acted as the sole sponsor while UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Limited, Pacific Foundation Securities Limited and VBG Capital Limited acted as the joint global coordinators, joint bookrunners, joint lead managers and the underwriters. The shares commenced trading on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 12 December 2017.

Centurion, also listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, is one of Singapore’s largest workers and student accommodation owner-operators. They develop, own and/or manage a strong portfolio of 21 operational accommodation assets totalling approximately 61,600 beds in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and the United Kingdom under the "Westlite" and "dwell" brands. Centurion ranked first among the purpose built workers accommodation service providers in Singapore and Malaysia in 2016 in terms of revenue receipts with a market share of approximately 11.0% and 50.0%, respectively. Upon listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Centurion will have a market capitalisation of approximately HK$2.7 billion.

The HWB team, led by partner Chia Ching Tan, had lead responsibility in the drafting of prospectus, verification, 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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