February 3, 2015
Hong Kong—Dentons is advising Everbright Securities Financial Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Everbright Securities Company Limited (光大證券股份有限公司) (SHSE Stock Code: 601788), on its HK$4.095 billion acquisition of a 70 percent equity interest in Sun Hung Kai Financial Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited (HKSE Stock Code: 86). Everbright Securities is a leading full-service securities firm in the PRC with an integrated business platform, extensive branch network and substantial customer base. Sun Hung Kai Financial is one of the largest Hong Kong-based brokerage and wealth management service providers with a branch and office network in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.
The Dentons team is led by Hong Kong Corporate partners Guangqin Wei and Gordon Ng, with support from Hong Kong associates James Wong, Michael Kan and Helen Lam, as well as Intellectual Property and Technology partners Peter Su (Silicon Valley) and Carol Anne Been (Chicago).
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