Gordon Ng is a partner in Dentons' Hong Kong office and the head of the Corporate Finance practice in Asia.

Gordon's practice focuses on corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He has experience in a wide range of general commercial and corporate finance transactions, including advising on legislation, compliance and regulatory work; corporate restructuring; advising clients under investigation by regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong; acquisitions and disposals of shares of private companies; sale and purchase of assets and businesses; due diligence; joint ventures; agency and distribution arrangements and general commercial advice; listing companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (both Main Board and GEM Board); general corporate finance matters; and takeovers of listed companies.

Gordon was involved in advising GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. on its US$3.2 billion acquisition of Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon Technology Development Co., Ltd. He is one of the few practitioners in Hong Kong who assists mining companies, such as Real Gold Mining Limited, to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange using Chapter 18 listing rules.

Gordon also lectures regularly on a variety of subjects, including corporate acquisitions and the listing of companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the GEM Board.

Prior to joining Dentons, he was a partner with two international law firms and practiced in their Hong Kong offices.


Experience

Capital Markets

  • Feiyu Technology International Company Ltd. (HKSE: 01022): Advised this reputable developer and operator of mobile and web games in China on its initial public offering and the related listing of its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The offering consisted of a Hong Kong public offering and a concurrent Rule 144A/Reg S placement and raised aggregate gross proceeds of approximately US$85 million, without considering the over-allotment option. Citi and BofA Merrill Lynch acted as joint sponsors, joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners for the transaction.
  • Phoenix Healthcare Group: Advising on its US$250 million listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as well as all necessary pre-listing private equity financing and restructuring matters. Phoenix Healthcare Group is the first privately run Chinese hospital management company to be listed in Hong Kong.
  • China Polymetallic Mining Limited (HKSE:2133): Advising the client, a leading non-ferrous metal pure mining company in China, on its HK$1.46 billion (US$187 million) initial public offering on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Asia Cement (China) Holdings Corporation: Advising the mainland arm of the Taiwan-based company on its HK$2.13 billion initial public offering (HKSE: 0743) on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. This initial public offering was reported by Reuters as "the strongest showing by a Hong Kong market newcomer in what has been a lackluster year for initial public offerings."

M&A

  • Everbright Securities Financial Holdings Limited: Advising this wholly owned subsidiary of Everbright Securities Company Limited (光大證券股份有限公司) (SHSE Stock Code: 601788, "Everbright Securities") 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).
  • LifeTech Scientific Corporation: Represented in its acquisition and takeover by Medtronic Inc. for a consideration of US$279 million.
  • Minmetals: Advising on its US$5 billion mining asset acquisition in Peru from Glencore-Xstrata.
  • Skypeople Fruit Juice Inc.: Represented in its shareholders restructuring and subsequent fund raising of US$15.9 million by China Construction Bank and COFCO.
  • GCL-POLY Energy Holdings Limited: Advising on its US$3.2 billion acquisition of Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon Technology Development Co., Ltd.
  • Prosperity International Holdings (HK) Limited: Advising on the acquisition of a 55.07 percent interest in Prosperity Minerals Holdings Limited (an AIM-listed company) for a consideration of HK$1,621,863,240.