Sidley has acted as the legal advisor to the underwriters and joint sponsors in the global offering and listing of Bank of Jiujiang Co., Ltd. (HKEX: 6190) (Bank of Jiujiang) on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Our clients were Silk Road International Capital Limited, Haitong International Securities Company Limited, CMB International Capital Limited and ICBI International Capital Limited as the underwriters, as well as ABCI Capital Limited and China Securities (International) Corporate Finance Company Limited as both the underwriters and joint sponsors. The global offering comprises a total of 360,000,000 H Shares (subject to Over-allotment Option). The total offering amount was approximately HK$4.3billion (US$503 million).
Headquartered in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province in the P.R.C., Bank of Jiujiang is a leading regional commercial bank that provides various banking products and services for individuals, corporate customers, and small and micro enterprises in China. As of December 31, 2017, Bank of Jiujiang had 13 tier-one branches and 241 sub-branches across the country.
The Sidley team was led by partners Mengyu Lu and Kefei Li, with support from associate Samantha Peng, China advisors Ting Wei, Bill Feng and Rock Liu and legal assistants Ying Bi and Junyi Li, as well as legal manager Kaiting Yang.