Eugene Lau

Eugene Lau

Eugene Lau is a Counsel in the Hong Kong office of King and Wood Mallesons where he specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and capital markets. His experience covers initial public offerings, equity fund-raisings and compliance matters in relation to Hong Kong listed companies.

Eugene is experienced in assisting clients from China Mainland, Hong Kong, multinationals enterprises as well as leading investment banks and financial institutions on corporate and securities related matters.

Eugene’s working languages are English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).

Relevant experience includes*:

  • Shenzhen Capital Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Capital Holdings) on its RMB 10.509 billion acquisition of a controlling stake of 29.74% in the dual listed China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (CIMC, Stock Code: 000039.SZ, 02039.HK)
  • Represented SAIC Motor Hong Kong Investment in its proposed acquisition of the largest single equity interest in CAR Inc.
  • Advising Unisplendour Technology (Holdings) Limited on its proposed mandatory general offer for the acquisition of all issued shares
  • Advising GCL New Energy Holdings Co., Ltd. on the proposed mandatory general offer for the acquisition of all issued shares of GCL New Energy Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Represented SAIC Motor Hong Kong Investment in its proposed acquisition of the largest single equity interest in CAR Inc.
  • Represented China NT Pharma Group Company Limited. in its proposed acquisition and subscription of shares and convertible bonds of HONG KONG WD PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LIMITED in major and connected transactions, using shares as the form of payment. And issue consideration shares and apply for whitewash waiver under special authorization
  • Fosun International Limited on its reorganisation and listing of its property related assets on the Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • A private investor, on the acquisition of non-listed notes issued by a listed company in Hong Kong
  • A consortium of investors on their subscription of 25% interests in China CITIC Bank International
  • Future Land Development Holdings Limited, as the offeree company in its privatisation by its controlling shareholder
  • Advising China Huarong Macau (HK) Investment Holdings Limited on its subscription of HK$200 million convertible bonds issued by HongDa Financial Holding Limited
  • Advising China Huarong International Holdings Limited on its subscription of HK$400 million convertible bonds issued by China Metal Resources Utilization Limited
  • Advising CCB International (Holdings) Limited on its subscription of US$50 million convertible bonds and US$50 million notes issued by banner International Holdings Limited
  • Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited on its disposal of its entire interest in its cinema business in the PRC
  • China Huarong International Holdings Limited for its subscription of HK$778 million convertible bonds issued by Viva China Holdings Limited
  • China Shengmu Organic Milk Limited, as the offeree company in the mandatory general offer by Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd
  • Jilin Fibre Co., Limited and Jilin Top Trading Co. Ltd., as the offeror in the conditional offer for all the issued H and non-H foreign shares of Jilin Qifeng Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd.
  • Youfu Investment Co., Ltd and Zhisheng Enterprise Investment Co., Ltd on its acquisition of 51.025% interest in Topsearch International Limited and its subsequent mandatory general offer
  • CPED Asia (No.3), CPED Care, Sofina Private Equity S.C.A. SICAR, Trustbridge Partners V, L.P., Accord Data Holdings, Essence Goal on their subscription of US$108 million convertible bonds in Carebridge Holdings
  • An Australian PE fund in its acquisition of a PRC toy manufacturer
  • A private equity fund based in Singapore on the acquisition of property interests in the PRC
  • A private equity fund based in France on the acquisition of interests of a panel manufacturing company in the PRC
  • Fosun International on its US$1.5 billion rights issue
  • Ko Yo Chemical (Group) on its put option for issuing convertible securities to its controlling shareholder
  • Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia on its acquisition of AMTD Group, a financial institution in Hong Kong
  • Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc as placing agent for the US$145 million placing of ANTA Sports Products
  • Shunfeng Photovoltaic International on the placing raising US$144 million

*Includes transactions completed prior to joining KWM

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