Man Chiu is a partner in Dentons' Hong Kong Corporate Finance practice.

Man Chiu advises on a broad range of transactions, including equity offerings and listings (in particular, U.S. IPOs and Hong Kong IPOs with a Rule 144A tranche), private equity and venture capital, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and banking.

Man Chiu’s experience includes representing issuers and underwriters in the IPO and private placement of equity and debt securities and in connection with the structuring, issuance, and distribution of convertible debt securities, asset-backed securities and derivative financial products.

Man Chiu has also represented listed companies in securities law compliance matters and buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions and drafted corporate documents, including contracts, royalty agreements and license agreements for start-up companies, as well as other documentation for general corporate and banking transactions.

Experience

Debt Capital Markets

  • Confidential Client: Represented a leading China-based global entertainment and media company on the global offering of its US$ denominated senior unsecured notes with a NY law governed high yield covenant package under Regulation S to be underwritten by Barclays, OCBC and Fosun Hani Securities.
  • Confidential Client: Represented a Chinese conglomerate on its private placement of US$600 million floating rate guaranteed bonds to certain subscribers in connection with its partial offer for a HK listed company.
  • Confidential Client: Represented one of China's largest theatrical exhibition companies on the global offering of its US$ denominated senior unsecured notes with a NY law governed high yield covenant package under Regulation S to be underwritten by BNP Paribas and AMTD.
  • China Eastern Airlines: Represented a major Chinese airline on the Japanese offering of its ¥50,000,000,000 Credit Enhanced Bonds due 2021 on the Tokyo Pro-Bond market underwritten by SMBC Nikko, DBJ Securities, Bank of China, Mizuho Securities, Daiwa Capital, Morgan Stanley and Nomura.
  • Hong Kong Airlines: Represented one of Hong Kong full service airlines in its private placement of US$250,000,000 8.5%. senior perpetual securities under Regulation S to BOCOM International Apex Investment Limited.
  • China Eastern Airlines: Represented a major Chinese airline on the global offering of its SGD500,000,000 2.80% Guaranteed Bonds due 2020 underwritten by DBS Bank Ltd., Standard Chartered Bank, CCB Singapore and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank.
  • 3S Bio Inc.: Represented a leading biotechnology company in China on the global offering of its €300,000,000 Zero Coupon Guaranteed Convertible Bonds due 2022 under Regulation S underwritten by Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs.
  • Nan Hai Corporation Limited: Represented one of China's largest theatrical exhibition companies, on the global offering of its US$500 million 3.00% Credit Enhanced Notes due 2020 under Regulation S underwritten by China CITIC Bank International, BOC International and Huarong Financial.
  • Hong Kong Airlines: Represented one of Hong Kong full service airlines on the global offering of its subsequent tap issuance of US$315 million 7.125% senior perpetual securities under Regulation S underwritten by Societe Generale, BOC International, CCB International, Guotai Junan International, Hong Kong International Securities Limited, Orient Securities, Yue Xiu Securities and Huarong Financial.
  • China South City Holdings Limited: Represented a Chinese commercial property developer, on the global offering of its subsequent tap issuance of US$150 million 6.75% high-yield senior notes due 2021 under Regulation S underwritten by UBS, Credit Suisse and HSBC.
  • China South City Holdings Limited: Represented a Chinese commercial property developer, on the global offering of its US$200 million 6.75% high-yield senior notes due 2021 under Regulation S underwritten by UBS, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Citi, Deutsche Bank and HSBC.
  • Gemini Investments (Holdings) Limited: Represented a company engaged in the provision of properties and securities investments services, on its private placement of HK$2,259.5 million perpetual bonds to Sino-Ocean Group Holdings Limited, its controlling shareholder.

Hong Kong and U.S. IPOs

  • Confidential Client: Represented a China based company engaged in the provision of lottery related systems, machines and services to the Chinese lottery market on its proposed NYSE IPO to be underwritten by Macquarie.
  • Everbright Grand China Assets Limited: Represented a leading property leasing and management company in Chengdu and Kunming on its HK$125 million Hong Kong IPO sponsored by EBS International and ABC International.
  • CLSA and CITIC Securities International: Represented the sponsors on the US$283 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing of Macau Legend Development Limited, a company providing casino management services to a Macau concessionaire.
  • Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Standard Chartered, BOCOM International and First Shanghai: Represented on the US$215 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing of CIFI Holdings (Group) Co. Ltd., a PRC real estate developer.
  • China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining Company: Represented the largest non state-owned operator of iron ore mines in Sichuan Province, on its US$306 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing sponsored by Citigroup.
  • Duoyuan Printing, Inc.: Represented a leading China-based supplier of offset printing equipment, on its US$55 million NYSE IPO underwritten by Piper Jaffray.
  • Duoyuan Global Water Inc.: Represented a leading China-based supplier of domestic water treatment equipment, on its US$101 million NYSE IPO underwritten by Piper Jaffray.
  • Asia Cement (China) Holdings Corporation: Represented a leading China-based integrated cement producer, on its US$275 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing sponsored by BNP Paribas.
  • ChinaEdu Corporation: Represented a leading China-based educational services provider, on its US$68.2 million NASDAQ Global Market IPO underwritten by Bear Stearns.
  • China Huiyuan Juice Group Limited: Represented one of the leading China-based fruit and vegetable juice producers, on its US$300 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing sponsored by UBS.
  • BNP Paribas and UBS: Represented the sponsors on the US$200 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing of Haitian International Holdings Limited, the largest China-based manufacturer of plastic injection moulding machinery.
  • Dalian Port (PDA) Company Limited: Represented the leading oil and container port in Northeast China, on its US$320 million Hong Kong IPO and Rule 144A placing sponsored by BNP Paribas.

Recognition

  • Leading Lawyer (Equity Capital Markets, Hong Kong) – Chambers Asia 2013
  • Leading Lawyer (Equity Capital Markets, Hong Kong) – IFLR1000 2013