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.
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.
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