Enoch's primary focus is on corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and compliance matters for companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He advises clients on matters relating to the Takeovers Code and the Securities and Futures Ordinance; public company share placements; sales and purchases of private companies or their assets; joint ventures; takeovers of listed companies; and listing of notes by state-owned corporations on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Prior to joining Dentons, Enoch was an Asia Pacific counsel at the Hong Kong office of a top New York law firm. He has recently led teams handling the listings of, among others, China Hengshi Foundation Co., Ltd., Ourgame International Holdings Limited and CAR Inc. He also represented China Petrochemical Coporation on the listing of its US$3 billion unsecured notes on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Experience

Capital Markets

Enoch has represented:

  • Ourgame Holdings International Limited, the leading online card and board gaming company in China, on its US$107 million IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, CICC and China Renaissance, as joint bookrunners, on the US$538 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of CAR Inc., China’s largest car rental company; 
  • Morgan Stanley, as sponsor, on the listing of China Hengshi Foundation Company Limited, a leading global supplier of fiberglass fabrics, on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Limited, as sole sponsor and sole global coordinator, on the HK$698.8 million global offering and listing of shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of China Metal Resources Utilization Limited, a copper recycler and producer of downstream copper products based in China;
  • Morgan Stanley and CCB International, as underwriters, in the US$58 million initial public offering of shares of China First Chemical Holdings Limited, which were listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited and CCB International Capital Limited, as joint global coordinators, in the US$177 million (HK$1.38 billion) global initial public offering of shares of Tibet 5100 Water Resources Holdings Ltd., a manufacturer of bottled mineral water; the IPO involved a listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and an international private placement;
  • Hilong Holding Limited, a leading PRC-based, non-state owned integrated oilfield equipment and service provider, in its US$133 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • CITIC Dameng Holdings Limited in its US$265 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (a spin-off from Hong Kong listed CITIC Resources Holdings Limited);
  • Citigroup, as sole global coordinator and sole sponsor, in the US$400 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of SITC International Holdings Company Limited;
  • Sinopec Group Overseas Development (2015) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Petrochemical Corporation, in connection with its Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of senior notes in five tranches: US$2.5 billion of 2.5% senior notes due 2020, US$1.5 billion of 3.25% senior notes due 2025, US$800 million of 4.1% senior notes due 2045, €850 million of 0.5% senior notes due 2018 and €650 million of 1% senior notes due 2022

Mergers and Acquisitions

Enoch has represented:

  • Capital Environment Holdings Limited in its US$230 million acquisition of a 51 percent stake in BCG NZ Investment Holding Limited, which owns and operates the largest waste management business in New Zealand
  • Ourgame International Holdings Ltd. , a leading online card games and board games company, in its US$35 million acquisition of Peerless Media Limited, the owner and operator of the World Poker Tour
  • Shareholders of Luye Pharma Group Ltd. and Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd. , two of the top four pharmaceutical companies in China, on their respective US$100 million and US$143 million sales of existing shares via placing agents
  • Chengwei Capital, a China-based private equity fund, on its co-investment with a US-based investor in Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Hengdeli Holdings Limited
  • Controlling shareholders of Ourgame International Holdings Limited in the US$178 million sale of a 29 percent stake to Beijing iRena Culture Co., Ltd.
  • Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd. in its US$143 million placing of shares to Plenty Gold Enterprises Limited, an entity owned by certain shareholders of Sihuan Pharmaceutical
  • Dragonite International Limited, a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed company, on the US$75 million proposed disposal of assets in relation to its electronic cigarette business to Fontem Holdings 1 B.V, a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group plc; the assets comprised patents for inventions developed by Dragonite for electronic cigarettes
  • Morgan Stanley and other placement agents in the HK$3.7 billion (US$472 million) placing of shares of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited, a manufacturer of polysilicon for the solar industry and a power generator
  • Wumart Stores, Inc., an operator of retail stores, in the proposed US$213 million strategic investment by TPG Capital, Inc., Hony Capital and Legend Holdings, Limited through a subscription of new H-shares and unlisted domestic shares

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Activities and Affiliations

Prior and Present Employment

  • 2014 – 2016 Asia Pacific Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • 2008 – 2014 Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • 2005 – 2008 Associate at Norton Rose Hong Kong (now Norton Rose Fulbright)