Anthony Wan


Anthony is a partner in our Hong Kong office where he specialises in corporate finance, cross border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and equity capital markets. He has more than 15 years of experience advising clients in relation to transactions in Hong Kong SAR, China Mainland and elsewhere in Asia.

Anthony is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong. Prior to joining KWM, Anthony was a partner at a leading PRC law firm, and before that a consultant at a magic circle law firm in Hong Kong. Anthony is also a chartered accountant with six years of experience at a Big 4 international accounting firm, where he advised financial institution clients including retail banks, international investment banks and asset management companies on audit/assurance and internal control matters. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Recent equity capital markets experience includes representing:

  • Poly Property Development on the HK$4.68 billion Main Board listing (The largest property management company IPO in 2019)
  • Goldman Sachs and Guangfa Securities (Hong Kong) on Guangfa Securities’ US$4 billion H share listing and global offering*
  • Yuexiu Services Group Limited on the HK$1.8 billion spin off Main Board listing of the property management arm of Yuexiu Property Company Limited
  • CICC, Merrill Lynch and ABCI on CGN Power’s US$3.2 billion H share listing and global offering*
  • CICC, BOCI and ABCI on Harbin Bank’s US$1.1 billion H share listing and global offering*
  • ABCI on New Hope Service Holdings Limited’s HK$760 million Main Board listing
  • Orient Securities and Guotai Junan on Xinyuan Property Management’s HK$260 million Main Board listing
  • Soochow Securities on Modern Chinese Medicine Group Co., Ltd.’s HK$177 million Main Board listing
  • Dongxing Securities on China New Energy Limited’s Main Board listing
  • Ruicheng (China) Media Group Limited on the HK$125 million Main Board listing
  • SANVO Fine Chemicals Group Limited on the HK$130 million Main Board listing
  • Cinda International on Edensoft Holdings Ltd’s HK$125 million Main Board listing
  • Huadian Fuxin Energy on its US$317 million H share listing and global offering where CITIC Securities, UBS and Merrill Lynch were the joint global coordinators*
  • China Aluminum International Engineering on its US$220 million H share listing and global offering where CICC was the sole sponsor*
  • CICC, UBS and RBS on Guodian Technology & Environment Group’s US$300 million H share listing and global offering*
  • Yuexiu Properties, Yuexiu Services, Livzon Pharmaceutical, Guangdong Join-Share Financing Guarantee Investment, China Resources Land, PetroChina*, Kunlun Energy*, CNOOC*, Hilong Holdings*, Sunfonda Group*, ArtGo Mining*, China Construction Bank*, China Longyuan Power*, China Resources Gas*, Zhejiang Expressway*, Beijing Capital International Airport*, Longfor Properties* and Little Sheep* on their post-listing compliance matters

Recent mergers and acquisitions experience includes representing:

  • Tencent Holdings on its US$32 million acquisition of 8% stake in ChinaVision Media Group which is a company operating mobile new media, print media and television businesses*
  • YTO Courier in respect of the general offer by On Time Logistics Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 6123)
  • Huarong International Financial Holdings and Goldin Financial in respect of the general offer by LC Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1683)
  • Takson Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 918) on its general offer, representing Huarong International Financial Holdings and Goldin Financial Holdings
  • GF Capital in respect of the general offer by IPE Group Limited (Stock Code: 929)
  • Huarong International Financial Holdings in respect of the general offer by Pearl Oriental Oil Limited (Stock Code: 632)
  • Aluminum Corporation of China on its CAD925 million’s acquisition of 60% equity interest in SouthGobi Resources*
  • The Bank of East Asia on its potential acquisition of a micro-finance institution in Cambodia*
  • Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) on its participation with COFCO in a real estate project in Yantai, Shandong Province, the PRC*
  • Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) on its investment in a real estate project in Shanghai, the PRC*

Recent bloc trades, top-up placing and share placement experience includes representing:

  • Dalian Port on its issue of no more than 1,475,400,000 new H shares*
  • Goldman Sachs on Li & Fung’s HK$2.8 billion top-up placing*
  • Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and UBS on Shimao Properties’ HK$5.47 billion top-up placing*
  • Citigroup and UBS on CITIC Resources Holdings’ HK$1.4 billion top-up placing*
  • Sinoland on its HK$4.31 billion top-up placing*

*Includes transactions completed prior to joining KWM


Legal insights

We discuss the proposed measures in the recent consultation paper issued by the SFC.

09 February 2021

The SFC recently started proceedings in the MMT against a listed company for its failure to make timely disclosure of price sensitive inside info.

14 December 2018

Read on for issues that biotech companies should watch out when planning a listing by Ch.18A of the HK Main Board.

28 September 2018

HKEX concludes on its consultation on Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rules and Guidance for Boards and Directors.

07 August 2018

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