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HWB advises on the IPO of Wah Sun Handbags
Submitted by // B Ho, Partner; D Che, Partner
24 January 2018


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Wah Sun Handbags International Holdings Limited ("Wah Sun Handbags"), as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on its HK$118 million global offering and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Wah Sun Handbags is one of the leading global non-leather handbag original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and the fifth largest non-leather handbag OEM in Cambodia. The company manufactures and sells handbags to well-known multinational fashion brand names headquartered in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Sweden and Japan. DBS Asia Capital acted as the sole sponsor, sole global coordinator, sole bookrunner and sole lead manager. The shares of Wah Sun Handbags commenced trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 22 January 2018.

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


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