Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Morris Holdings Limited ("Morris") in relation to the acquisition of the entire interest of Jennifer Convertibles, Inc. ("Jennifer Convertibles") at a consideration of US$35 million.
Morris is principally engaged in the manufacturing and sale of sofa, sofa covers and other furniture products. Jennifer Convertibles is an US incorporated company and is principally engaged in the retail business of sale of a complete line of furniture products and home furnishings in the eastern part of the US. It operates 17 retail outlets in the eastern part of the US, located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
The HWB team was led by corporate partner, Brian Ho. The team was the lead counsel in the transaction and had taken lead responsibility for legal documentation on the acquisition and communication with the regulators and general transaction management while working closely with the US counsel relating to the US due diligence of Jennifer Convertibles.
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; fraud; 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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