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Wynne Lau

Counsel

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Wynne Lau

Wynne Lau is a Counsel in the Corporate department in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Wynne joined Conyers in 2006.

Wynne’s practice covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law with particular focus on corporate finance, private equity, merger and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, re-domicile exercise, banking and syndicated loan transactions. Wynne has extensive experience in private and public equity and debt offerings, including debt financings, mortgage back securities transaction, MTN programmes, pre-IPO financings, initial public offerings on stock exchanges globally, including Hong Kong, the United States of America and Taiwan. Wynne advises investment banks, private equity houses, and corporate enterprises (international and mainland China, including major state own enterprises in utility and energy sector,) on cross-border and multi-jurisdictional aspects of their transactions.

Experience Highlights

  • Advised State Grid Corporation of China on its global offering of four-tranches dual currency Notes comprising of US$ 1 billion Senior Guaranteed Notes listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange and EUR 1 billion Senior Guaranteed Notes listed on the Irish Stock Exchange simultaneously. This is a debut bond in EUR for State Grid, the notes are unsecured guaranteed notes with Aa3 ratings by Moody’s.
  • Advised State Grid Corporation of China on US$2 billion Senior Guaranteed Notes which is the state-owned enterprise first international debt issue on the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering. State Grid is the largest utility corporation and the largest power grid corporation in the world, as well as the largest power grid construction and operation company in China, measured by revenue.
  • Advised Huaneng Hong Kong Capital Limited, a subsidiary of China Huaneng Group, a Chinese state-owned enterprise, on US$400 million sale of five-year guaranteed bonds. Huaneng was the first Chinese power producer to join the Fortune 500 Companies.
  • Advised HKT Group Holdings Limited on HK$11.7 billion bilateral loan facility by 11 participating banks to Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Limited in connection with the US$2.43 billion takeover of CSL New World Mobility.
  • Advised CAR Inc. on its HK$4.16 billion IPO on The Hong Kong Stock Exchange. CAR Inc. is the largest car rental company in China.
  • Advised On Time Logistics Holdings Limited on its HK$130 million IPO on The Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Professional Background

  • Corporate finance lawyer, Herbert Smith, Hong Kong & Beijing
  • Manager, Investment Products Department, Securities & Futures Commission, Hong Kong

Education

  • University of Hong Kong, PCLL, 1997
  • University of Hong Kong, LLB, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), Solicitor, 2016
  • Bermuda, Registered Associate, 2005
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2000 (not currently practising)
  • Hong Kong, Solicitor, 1999

26 May 2018
Conyers advises China Xinhua Education Group Limited in connection with its HK$1.476 million IPO

02 May 2018
Conyers advises State Grid Overseas Investment (2016) Limited in connection with its US$10 billion medium term note programme

02 May 2018
Conyers advises CAR Inc. in connection with its issue of CNY350 million 6.5% Senior Notes due 2021

04 Apr 2018
Conyers advises CAR Inc. in connection with its issue of CN¥400 million 6.5% senior notes due 2021

08 Feb 2018
Conyers advises BOSC International Company Limited in connection with the issuance of US$300 million 3.8% guaranteed credit enhanced notes due 2019

18 Jan 2018
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited with its issue of US$250 million 8.125% senior secured notes due 2019

16 Jan 2018
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited with its issue of US$50 million 8% senior notes due 2019

20 Dec 2017
Conyers advises AK Medical Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$437.5 million IPO

15 Nov 2017
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited with its issue and listing of US$300 million 8.25% senior secured notes due 2018

19 Oct 2017
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited with its issue of US$160 million 8.0% senior secured notes due 2018

23 Jun 2017
Conyers advises RKI Overseas Finance 2017 (A) Limited on the issuance of US$300 million 7% senior guaranteed perpetual capital securities

19 May 2017
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited with its issuance of US$50 million senior secured notes due 2019

04 May 2017
Conyers advises State Grid Overseas Investment (2016) Limited in connection with its US$7.7 billion medium term note programme

28 Mar 2017
Conyers advises Somerley Capital Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$71 million IPO

22 Mar 2017
Conyers advises Minsheng Education Group Company Limited in connection with its HK$1.38 billion IPO

10 Mar 2017
Conyers advises UCAR Technology Inc. in connection with its issuance of US$58 million senior secured notes due 2018

17 Feb 2017
Conyers advises Road King Infrastructure Limited in connection with its issuance of US$300 million 7.95% senior guaranteed perpetual capital securities

06 Sep 2016
Conyers advises RKI Overseas Finance 2016 (B) Limited on the issuance of US$500 million 4.7% senior notes due 2021

28 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited on the issuance of US$450 million 3.875% Notes due 2019

27 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited on the issuance of US$120 million 5.625% senior perpetual capital securities

11 Aug 2015
Conyers advises Harmonicare Medical Holdings Limited on HK$1.59 billion IPO

13 Feb 2015
Conyers advises CAR Inc. on its US$500 million Senior Notes offering

27 Oct 2014
Conyers advises CAR Inc. on HK$4.16 billion IPO

06 Jun 2014
Conyers advises HKT Group Holdings Limited on HK$11,701,000,000 bilateral facility

28 May 2014
Conyers advises HKT Limited on the financing, security and acquisition of the entire issued share capital of CSL New World Mobility Limited

05 Jul 2013
Conyers advises Huaneng Hong Kong Capital Limited on US$400 million sale of five-year 3.375% Guaranteed Bonds

30 May 2013
Conyers advises State Grid Corporation of China on US$2 billion Senior Guaranteed Notes

30 Sep 2011
Conyers advises on China Hanking IPO – September 2011

30 Sep 2010
Conyers advises ChinaCache International Holdings on its IPO – October 2010

  • Member of The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of The Law Society of England and Wales