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Press Release - HWB advises on the IPO of WAC Holdings Limited
Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
02 October 2018


Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Ample Capital Limited, the sole sponsor and Alpha Financial Group, the sole global coordinator and joint bookrunner, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the HK$57.6 million listing of the shares of WAC Holdings Limited ("WAC") on the GEM of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The shares commenced trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 17 September 2018.

WAC is a construction engineering consultant focusing on the area of comprehensive structural and geotechnical engineering. Its consultancy service includes (a) structural engineering, which involves loading calculation and stress designs; (b) geotechnical engineering, which involves calculation of earth surface conditions and assessment of risks posed by site conditions; (c) certain civil engineering practice areas; and (d) material engineering.

The HWB team was led by partner, Brian Ho. The team had lead responsibility on the drafting of prospectus and other legal documentation, providing advice on corporate and regulatory issues, communicating with the regulators and undertaking general transaction management.

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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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