Fax (852) 2525 1099


Stephen is a consultant of our corporate finance team. Stephen’s area of practice focuses on the capital and equity market and he advises issuers, underwriters, private equity firms, funds, corporations and institutions on a range of corporate finance, private equity and regulatory works. His experiences include advising clients on securities offerings and placing, complex and large scale mergers and acquisitions with international and cross-border dimension, takeovers, private equity investments, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, refinancing, business restructuring and related transactions. Prior to joining our firm, Stephen worked in a distinguished and prominent Hong Kong law firm specializing in corporate finance practice.

Representative Matters

Stephen has represented issuers, underwriters, and various companies from substantial scale to medium size business in all types of securities, corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions in Hong Kong and below are some of the highlights at a glance:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Advised China Electronics Corporation Limited (中国电子信息产业集团有限公司) and China Electronics Huada Technology Company Limited (中國電子華大科技有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 00085) on restructuring and takeovers involving a consideration of approximately HK$1,800 million
  • Advised Hainan Development Holdings Co., Ltd. (海南省發展控股) in aviation and restructuring projects
  • Advised China Resources Group (華潤集團) involving China Resources Healthcare Group Limited (華潤健康集團有限公司) and China Resources Medical Holdings Company Limited (HKEx Stock Code : 1515) in joint ventures and hospital projects in PRC
  • Advised China Resources Land Limited (HKEx Stock Code : 1109) on various mergers and acquisitions projects
  • Advised China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (招商局港口控股有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 144) in a large scale joint venture port project with the Government of Republic of Djibouti in Djibouti, Africa
  • Advised Ranken Railway Construction Group Co. Ltd. (中铁隆工程集团有限公司) as the vendor for sale of controlling stakes in Sapphire Corporation Limited, a Singapore listed company (Stock Code: SAPP), to a Hong Kong listed company (HKEx Stock Code: 687) controlled by HNA Group Co., Ltd.
  • Advised China General Nuclear Power Group (“CGN Group”) (中广核集团) including CGN Mining Company Limited (HKEx Stock Code: 1164) in a very substantial acquisition of a UK uranium trading company in 2018, and also acting as the Hong Kong legal adviser for the CGN Group continuously for over 5 years
  • Advised Guangxi Beibu Gulf International Port Group Co., Ltd. (广西北部湾国际港务集团有限公司) in a sale and purchase of port transaction
  • Advised Mitsui & Co., Ltd in a joint venture project with Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited (HKEx Stock Code : 925), a subsidiary of Beijing Enterprises Group Company Limited (北京控股集團有限公司) involving a consideration of RMB888 million
  • Advised China Grand Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Holdings Limited (HKEx Stock Code : 512) in a joint venture project with CDH Fund (鼎暉投資基金) for a joint venture investment in a PRC company which is a leading contact lens and solutions manufacturer in the PRC involving a consideration of approximately US$79 million
  • Advised Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company Limited (SZSE Stock Code: 2292) on its acquisition of 100% interests in Infoport Management Limited and its related operations (Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf brand – being the number one cartoon brand in the PRC) from Imagi International Holdings Limited (HKEx Stock Code : 585)
  • Advised SOHO China in the proposed acquisition of a major Beijing property development project
  • Advised China Huadian Corporation (中国华电集团) in various Hong Kong regulatory and legal matters
  • Advised the National Lacquer & Paint Products Company, Limited (commonly known as Camel Paint) on its formation of paint business joint venture with Dulux
  • Advised CITIC Securities (formerly CLSA) in private equity transactions including due diligence and investment in a Fujian food corporation
  • Advised Fok Ying Tung Group (霍英東集團) in relation to joint venture investment in Nansha, Guangzhou
  • Advised Wing On Group in a joint venture project in PRC
  • Advised international St. Edward School in a joint venture project with an education group in Shanghai, PRC
  • Advised Formosa Golf (Taiwan) in a sale and purchase transaction involving Hong Kong legal and compliance matters
  • Advised GS1 Hong Kong Limited (香港貨品編碼協會有限公司) (a member of GS1 which is a not-for-profit, industry-led global supply chain standards organisation) and its business partner Zenecom International Limited in a cross-border joint venture project involving technology and products authentication, B2C electronic and online shopping platform and cross-border logistics
  • Advised Golden Faith Group Holdings Limited (高豐集團控股有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 2863) on acquisition of part of the exclusive development, production and distribution rights in the Greater China Region of a drug (in clinical trial phase II in USA and with a number of registered patents in USA, Europe, Middle East and the APAC) for cancer therapeutics by gene therapy from Japan (the ultimate holding company of the vendor is listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section) for approximately HK$40 million, private placement of shares and Hong Kong listing rules
  • Acting as the Hong Kong legal adviser and advised Onkyo Group on a range of Hong Kong legal issues, matters and transactions

Capital Markets, Hong Kong Listing Rules and Takeovers Code

  • Advised China Everbright Capital Limited (光大證券) as the sole sponsor and underwriter counsel on the IPO of China Shun Ke Long Holdings Limited (中國順客隆控股有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code: 974) on its listing on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange raising net proceeds of approximately HK$180 million
  • Advised Mingfa Group (International) Company Limited (明發集團(國際)有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code: 846) (deal sponsors and underwriters : Deutsche Bank and BOA Merrill Lynch) on its listing on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange raising net proceeds of HK$2,023 million
  • Advised Greens Holdings Limited (格菱控股有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code: 1318) (deal sponsors and underwriters : Morgan Stanley) on its listing on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange raising net proceeds of HK$409 million
  • Advised China All Access (Holdings) Limited (中國全通(控股)有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code: 633) on its listing on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange raising net proceeds of HK$350 million
  • Advised China Titans Energy Technology Group Co., Limited (中國泰坦能源技術集團有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code: 2188) on its listing on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange raising net proceeds of HK$213 million
  • Advised Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation (武汉钢铁集团) as the issuer counsel (deal sponsor : JP Morgan) for 2 years in a proposed listing of its mining assets in Africa on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange (aborted transaction after application for listing submitted to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange)
  • Advised K W Nelson Interior Design and Contracting group Limited (HKEx Stock Code : 8411) on its transfer of listing from GEM to Main Board
  • Advised Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. (深圳市投资控股有限公司) in various Hong Kong listing rules and regulatory matters including placing down of listco shares
  • Advised Tomson Group Limited (湯臣集團有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 258) regarding Hong Kong listing rules and regulatory matters continuously for 4 years
  • Advised China Re Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company Limited (中再资产管理(香港)有限公司) in various Hong Kong listing rules and regulatory matters for 3 years
  • Advised China TravelSky Holding Company (中国民航信息集团有限公司) in various Hong Kong regulatory and legal matters
  • Advised China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Corporation (湖北中烟工业有限责任公司) regarding Hong Kong capital market and Hong Kong regulatory and legal matters
  • Advised Excellence Real Estate Group Limited (卓越置业集团有限公司) in various Hong Kong listing rules, regulatory and compliance matters
  • Advised Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. (紫金礦業集團股份有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 2899) regarding Hong Kong listing rules and regulatory matters
  • Advised Oriental Press Group Ltd (東方報業集團有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 18) in relation to Hong Kong listing rules matters
  • Advised Shenzhen Centralcon Investment Holding Co., Ltd. (深圳市中洲投资控股股份有限公司) regarding proposed sale and purchase of the shares in China South City Holdings Limited (華南城控股有限公司) (HKEx Stock Code : 1668) involving Hong Kong listing rules and takeovers
  • Advised China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd (中国信达资产管理股份有限公司) in Hong Kong takeovers and financing
  • Advised an offeror involving the financial adviser CCB International Capital Limited (建銀國際金融有限公司) in a Hong Kong public takeover
  • Advised 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) (HKEx Stock Code: 727)

Lending Facilities, Debts and Bonds Markets

  • China Development Bank
  • The Export-Import Bank of China
  • China Minsheng Banking Corporation
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Wing Lung Bank
  • Bank of Dongguan Co. Ltd.
  • China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • China Huarong International Holdings Limited
  • Haitong International Securities Company Limited
  • Dongxing Securities (Hong Kong) Financial Holdings Limited
  • Guoyuan Securities (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Central China International Securities Co., Limited
  • Caitong International Securities Company Limited


Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)



Capital Markets
Mergers and Acquisitions
Securities Regulatory Enforcement and Investigations


Hong Kong


LL.B., University of London
United Kingdom

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