March 21, 2018

Dentons Hong Kong LLP is pleased to announce that LEE Man Chiu has joined the firm as a Partner in its Capital Markets practice on 19 March 2018. Man Chiu joins from Baker McKenzie, and formerly Clifford Chance.

Man Chiu's practice focuses on US IPOs, HK IPOs with a Rule 144A tranche and private placement of equity and debt securities.

He has extensive experience in the structuring, issuance and distribution of high-yield bonds, credit enhanced bonds, fixed and floating rate bonds, asset-backed, convertible debt and perpetual securities, and derivative financial products. He is also experienced in the issuance of 10b-5 opinion letters in connection with his work on US IPOs and Hong Kong IPOs and debt transactions with a Rule 144A tranche. In additional, he has represented listed companies in securities law compliance/regulatory matters.

Man Chiu is qualified in New York and admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and graduated from Harvard University.

Man Chiu commented, "I'm delighted to be joining Gordon and the rest of his team. I am confident that my experience of over 18 years in Asian capital markets will support the firm's growth strategy."

Keith Brandt, Office Managing Partner, said "Man Chiu's appointment shows a commitment to strengthen our capital markets in Hong Kong/China and we are pleased to have him on board."

Gordon Ng, Head of Capital Markets said "The hire is part of an ongoing, global initiative to further strengthen Dentons' capital markets offering in key financial centres in Asia Pacific and across the globe. Man Chiu's arrival significantly enhance our capital markets capabilities."

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