Kai Sun

Kai Sun

Counsel, Corporate

Kai Sun focuses on capital markets, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, representing issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings and debt offerings.

Bio

Mr. Sun advises lenders, financial institutions and borrowers in connection with debt financings, acquisition financings, spin-offs and cross-border financings. He also regularly counsels on public takeovers and private acquisitions, going-private transactions, joint ventures, minority investments and dispositions, as well as compliance-related matters for listed companies and corporate governance issues.

Mr. Sun’s representations prior to joining Skadden include:

  • Linklogis in its $1 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • the underwriters in Baidu’s $3.1 billion Hong Kong secondary listing;
  • JOINN Laboratories in its $844 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Pop Mart in its $674 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Antengene in its $357 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Zai Lab in its $766 million Hong Kong secondary listing;
  • Ming Yuan Cloud in its $797 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Tigermed in its $1.37 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Kingsoft Cloud in its $510 million U.S. IPO on Nasdaq;
  • InnoCare Pharma in its $287 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Tongcheng-Elong in its $180 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Wise Talent Information Technology (Liepin) in its $352.6 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering;
  • Yili in its $378 million proposed privatization of China Zhongdi Dairy Holdings;
  • Li & Fung in its $920 million privatization by a consortium formed by its controlling shareholders and GLP;
  • Intime Retail in its $2.55 billion privatization by Alibaba Investment and Intime International Holdings;
  • Aluminum Corporation of China in its $326 million privatization of Chinalco Mining Corporation International;
  • Joy City Property in its disposal of a 49% shareholding in six mixed-use complex property projects in the PRC to subsidiaries of China Life and GIC;
  • China Resources Beer in its acquisition of a 49% interest in China Resources Snow Breweries;
  • Thai Hot Investment in its acquisition of Dah Sing Life, Dah Sing Insurance Services and Macau Life from Dah Sing Financial Holdings Limited and Macau Insurance Company;
  • Li & Fung in its divestment of its Asia consumer and health care distribution businesses;
  • China Yongda in its proposed spin-off of its major subsidiary;
  • Yancoal International Resources Development in its $500 million senior guaranteed perpetual capital securities offering;
  • Zhejiang Expressway in its €365 million offering of zero coupon H share convertible bonds;
  • Evergrande Real Estate Group in its $300 million high-yield senior notes offering; and
  • China Resources Beer in its HK$9.5 million rights offering.

Credentials

Education

  • Postgraduate Certificate In Laws, University of Hong Kong, 2010
  • B.A., University of Oxford, 2007

Admissions

  • Hong Kong

Kai Sun