HENRY C.H. LAU
Co-Managing Partner
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Profile

Henry is one of the co-managing partners of Zhong Lun Law Firm in Hong Kong. He specializes in Hong Kong securities and capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions (including public takeovers), as well as general corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining our firm, he worked in two leading international law firms.

Henry has represented issuers, underwriters or sponsors of various types of securities and corporate finance transactions in Hong Kong and in Asia.


Representative Matters
  • Advising CGN Mining Company Limited (Stock Code: 1164) regarding a very substantial acquisition of a UK uranium trading company in 2018
  • Advising the vendors in a major disposal to China Literature Limited (Stock Code: 772) involving a target company engaging in productions of TV series and films in the PRC under a VIE structure at a consideration of RMB15.5 billion in 2018
  • Advising Jimu Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as Ever Smart International Holdings Limited) (Stock Code: 8187) as offeree company regarding a mandatory unconditional general offer valued at about HK$400 million in 2017
  • Advising the vendor for sale of controlling stakes in Sapphire Corporation Limited, a Singapore listed company (Stock Code: SAPP), to a Hong Kong listed company (Stock Code: 687) controlled by HNA Group Co., Ltd. in 2017
  • Advising SF Express on its acquisition of a logistic business in 2017
  • Advising China High Speed Transmission Equipment Group Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 658) as the offeree company on the securities exchange offer made by Fullshare Holdings (Stock Code: 607) in 2016
  • Advising China Everbright as the sole sponsor and underwriter counsel on the IPO of China Shun Ke Long Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 974) in 2015
  • Advising Rakuten Securities on its acquisition of FXCM Asia Limited (an SFC Type 3 licensed company - leveraged foreign exchange trading) in 2015
  • Advising Beijing Chunlizhengda Medical Instruments Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 1858) as the issuer counsel on its IPO in 2015
  • Advising Crown Landmark Corporation on its unconditional mandatory cash offer to acquire 69.9% of all the issued Shares in Crown International Corporation Limited (formerly known as VXL Capital Limited) (Stock Code: 727) in 2014 (Takeover)
Languages

English
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Putonghua)

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Capital Markets
Corporate
Mergers and Acquisitions
Securities Regulatory Enforcement and Investigations

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Solicitor
Hong Kong

Solicitor (non-practising)
England and Wales


EDUCATION

LL.B. (1st Class Honours), University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

P.C.LL., University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong



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