China Business Law Journal has named Conyers Dill & Pearman as one the best law firms for offshore work in 2015.
The Firm also received three Deal of the Year awards from the publication. Conyers won for its involvement in China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group’s privatisation; Harmonicare Medical’s Hong Kong IPO; and WuXi PharmaTech’s privatisation.
China Business Law Journal awards firms for their outstanding legal service throughout the year, as nominated by China-focused corporate counsel and legal professionals around the world.
Conyers’ Deals of the Year are detailed below:
China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group’s privatisation: Conyers provided Cayman law advice to Orient Hongtai Capital Management (Beijing), in connection with its $744m (£525m) acquisition of China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Limited by way of a “going–private” merger. Richard Hall of Conyers’ Hong Kong office, advised alongside Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and King & Wood Mallesons.
Harmonicare Medical’s Hong Kong IPO : Conyers provided Cayman and BVI legal advice to Harmonicare Medical Holdings in connection with its $206m IPO on the main board of the Hong Kong stock exchange. Harmonicare is the largest private obstetrics and gynecology specialty hospital group in China and ranked first in terms of group revenue in 2013. Wynne Lau of Conyers’ Hong Kong office advised on the transaction alongside Shearman & Sterling.
WuXi PharmaTech’s privatisation: Conyers provided Cayman law advice to New WuXi Life Science in connection with a $3.3bn buyout of WuXi PharmaTech, a US-listed Chinese company, which closed in Q4 of 2015. David Lamb and Angie Chu of Conyers’ Hong Kong office advised on the matter, alongside Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Sullivan & Cromwell, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Fangda Partners.