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Bernadette Chen

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Bernadette Chen

Bernadette Chen is a Partner in the Corporate department in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Bernadette joined Conyers in 1997 and became a partner in 2012.

Bernadette’s practice includes all aspects of corporate law with particular focus on corporate finance. Bernadette advises clients on private equity transactions, joint ventures, initial public offerings matters including pre-IPO financings and listings of shares of Bermuda and Cayman companies in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the United States of America. Bernadette also has experience in privatization and corporate restructuring matters.

Experience Highlights

  • Provided Bermuda legal advice to Road King Infrastructure Limited (“RKIL”) and BVI legal advice to RKIL’s subsidiary (“Issuer”) in relation to the issue of RMB guaranteed senior notes (“Notes”) by the Issuer and the guarantee of the Notes by RKIL and 66 BVI subsidiaries of RKIL.
  • Acting for Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited (“BEWG”) on numerous occasions regarding the issue of guaranteed bonds by BEWG and its BVI subsidiaries.
  • Providing legal advice to various Cayman companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on the restructuring of the senior notes and/or convertible bonds they issued.

Professional Background

  • Banking & Finance lawyer, Kao Lee & Yip, Hong Kong

Education

  • University of Hong Kong, PCLL, 1993
  • University of Hong Kong, LLB, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), Solicitor, 2014
  • Bermuda, Registered Associate, 1998
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 1997 (not currently practising)
  • Hong Kong, Solicitor, 1995

16 Aug 2018
Conyers advises Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited on the issue of US$250 million 9.00% bonds due 2020 by its subsidiary

12 Dec 2017
Conyers advises CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited in connection with the issuance of €600 million 1.0% guaranteed bonds due 2024

03 Nov 2017
Conyers advises CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited in connection with the further issue of guaranteed perpetual capital securities by Phoenix Lead Limited

19 Oct 2017
Conyers advises Ocean One Holding Ltd. in connection with its HK$85.4 million IPO

16 Oct 2017
Conyers advises Satu Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$55 million IPO

23 Aug 2017
Conyers advises CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of guaranteed perpetual capital securities by Phoenix Lead Limited

27 Jul 2017
Conyers advises Tak Lee Machinery Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$110 million IPO

19 Jun 2017
Conyers advises Winning Tower Group Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$70 million IPO

21 Apr 2017
Conyers advises Talent Yield European Limited in connection with its issuance of €800 million 1.3% bonds due 2022

19 Apr 2017
Conyers advises Yida China Holdings Limited in connection with its issuance of US$300 million 6.95% senior notes due 2020

09 Mar 2017
Conyers advises Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited in connection with its guarantee of US$570 million 4.75% notes due 2022

08 Mar 2017
Conyers advises Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited in connection with its guarantee of US$300 million 4.375% bonds due 2020

12 Jan 2017
Conyers advises Morris Holdings Limited on HK$262.5 million IPO

01 Mar 2016
Conyers advises Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited’s guaranteed US$1.2 billion capital securities

24 Jun 2015
Conyers advises AAG Energy Holdings Limited on HK$2.28 billon IPO

07 Jan 2015
Conyers advises BBI Life Sciences Corporation on HK$229.54 million IPO

16 Oct 2014
Conyers advises Shine Power International Limited and Beijing Enterprises Group (BVI) Company Limited on the issue of HK$4,312,000,000 zero coupon guaranteed exchangeable bonds

16 Oct 2014
Conyers advises Charter Style International Limited and Beijing Enterprises Group (BVI) Company Limited on the issue of CNY2,030,000,000 5.80% guaranteed bonds due 2024

30 Jun 2011
Conyers advises on Tibet 5100 Water Resources IPO – June 2011

03 Jun 2011
Conyers advises on Zhengye International IPO – June 2011

  • Recognised in the 2019 edition of IFLR1000
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition (and 2016, 2014) of Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (offshore)