Anthony Pang
Anthony Pang advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including corporate finance transactions, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, compliance and Hong Kong regulatory matters.

Bio

Recent representations (including from prior to joining the firm) include advising:

IPOs

  • Meitu, Inc. in its US$630 million initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Limited, BOCI Asia Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited, CLSA Limited and CMB International Capital Limited as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the HK$850 million (US$107 million) initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of Wisdom Education International Holdings Company Limited (China);
  • China YuHua Education Corporation Limited in its HK$1.54 billion (US$198 million) initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • Guangdong Kanghua Healthcare Co., Ltd. in its HK$885 million (US$114 million) initial public offering and listing of H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited as the sole sponsor, sole global coordinator, bookrunner and lead manager in the HK$368 million (US$47 million) initial public offering of Sinco Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • Deutsche Bank as sole sponsor on the US$135 million initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of Modern Dental Group Limited, a producer of dental prostheses and associated products;
  • Cogobuy Group, a leading e-commerce company with the largest transaction-based e-commerce platform for integrated circuit and other electronic components in China, on its US$177 million IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. UBS and Jefferies were the underwriters. Skadden received the Innovation in Finance Law award for international firms for this deal at the Financial Times’ Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers awards (June 2015);
  • Far East Horizon Limited, a leading financial services company and a subsidiary of Sinochem Group, on its US$757 million IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2011. China International Capital Corporation, Morgan Stanley, UBS and HSBC were the underwriters. This was the first finance leasing company to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It was awarded Deal of the Year 2011 by China Business Law Journal;
  • Tenwow International Holdings Limited, a leading packaged food and beverage producer and one of the largest distributors of packaged food and beverages in China, in its US$203 million global offering and IPO on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2013. Deutsche Bank, HSBC and China International Capital Corporation were the underwriters;
  • China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited, a leading large-scale heavy industry enterprise group and the largest private shipbuilder in the PRC, on its US$1.8 billion IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2010. Morgan Stanley, CCB International, J.P. Morgan, BOC International and Deutsche Bank were the underwriters. This was the third largest IPO in Hong Kong in 2010 by funds raised;
  • Deutsche Bank, BOC International, BOCOM International and CCB International relating to the US$124 million IPO of China Tianrui Group Cement Company Limited, a leading clinker and cement producer in Henan and Liaoning province, whose shares were listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2011; and
  • CLSA as sole sponsor on the HK$560 million IPO of O-Net Communications (Group) Limited, a company that manufactures optical related components, in 2010.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • 3SBio Inc. in its:
    • US$214 million acquisition of Shanghai CP Guojian Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; and
    • US$85 million acquisition of Zhejiang Wansheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.;
  • Global Brands Group Holding Limited in its:
    • US$130 million acquisition of substantially all of the assets of PS Brands, LLC; and
    • joint venture with CAA Brand Management, LLC to form one of the world’s largest global brand management companies;
  • Tencent Holdings Limited as part of an investor group in its US$69 million acquisition of a 51 percent interest in China Jiuhao Health Industry Corporation Limited;
  • Ning Hao and Xu Zheng, Chinese film directors, in their US$88 million joint acquisition with a third investor of a controlling stake in 21 Holdings Limited (Hong Kong), a provider of property agency services. Mr. Hao and Mr. Zheng also entered into service agreements with 21 Holdings pursuant to which they have agreed to provide certain rights to their future films to 21 Holdings, which will be renamed Huanxi Media Group Limited; and
  • Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited on its RMB2.15 billion acquisition of the parent entity of Shanghai-listed Quanchai Engine.

Capital Markets

  • Cogobuy Group in its HK$2 billion placement of 160 million new shares to Da Cheng International Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong), Lindeman Asia Global Pioneer Private Equity Fund No. 11 (South Korea), The People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited and New China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited;
  • Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group for a placing of shares involving an amount of US$142 million in 2014. Morgan Stanley was the sole placing agent;
  • Far East Horizon Limited for a placing of shares involving an amount of US$371 million in 2012. UBS was the sole placing agent;
  • Morgan Stanley as the placing agent for a placing of shares of Yinge Gases Group Company Limited involving an amount of HK$420 million in 2012; and
  • Morgan Stanley as the placing agent for a placing of shares of Yinge Gases Group Company Limited involving an amount of HK$414.5 million in 2012.

Compliance Matters

  • various listed groups, including Ourgame International Holdings Ltd., Cogobuy Group, Global Brands Group, Tenwow International Holdings Limited, Far East Horizon Limited and China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited in relation to their compliance matters under the Hong Kong Listing Rules and other relevant law and regulations including the Securities and Futures Ordinance, the Companies Ordinance and the Takeovers Code.

Mr. Pang is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Credentials

Education

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, City University of Hong Kong, 2006 (Distinction)
  • LL.M., University of Bristol, 2005
  • LL.B., City University of Hong Kong, 2004 (First Class Honours)

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • New York

Anthony Pang

Asia Pacific Counsel, Corporate
anthony.pang@skadden.com