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Conyers Dill & Pearman was honoured with two Deal of the Year Awards by the Asia Business Law Journal. We won for our work on: 1) Zhejiang Geely issues green bonds by automakers and 2) VPower Group’s Hong Kong IPO.
“We thank Asia Business Law Journal for this recognition” said Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong Office. “This acknowledgement underlines the hard work, strength and reputation of our Hong Kong team.”
This was the inaugural year for the Asia Business Law Journal’s Deal of the Year Awards. The awards covered 60 outstanding deals in 10 categories. The winning deals were chosen not only on monetary value but the significance, relevance, complexity and innovativeness of the deals.
Capital Market Deals of the Year are detailed below:
Partner, Anna Chong provided BVI advice to London Taxi Corporation Limited (“LTC”) in connection with the first-ever green bond on the offshore market from a Chinese automobile company. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (“Geely”) will use the net proceeds of the green bond to support the development and production of zero-emission capable vehicles. This will be produced by its wholly owned subsidiary LTC, the leading global manufacturer and retailer of the iconic London Black Cab. The zero-emission capable vehicles will be compliant with the new environmental requirements being introduced in London.
Conyers Dill & Pearman provided Cayman Islands law advice to VPower Group International Holdings Limited in connection with its US$208 million initial public offering (IPO) of 560,000,000 Shares on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (Stock code:1608).VPower Group International Holdings Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is principally engaged in the sale and installation of engine-based electricity generation units and the provision of distributive solutions.
Partner and Head of the Hong Kong office Christopher Bickley and Associate Joanna Kee of Conyers’ Hong Kong office advised on the matter.