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Chan, Edmund

Edmund Chan

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Edmund Chan is a partner of Baker McKenzie, Hong Kong.

Practice Focus

Edmund's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and public company matters including bond issues, securities transactions, pre-IPO investments, corporate governance and regulatory compliance for listed companies. He advises clients with different background including PRC State-owned enterprises and private businesses, Hong Kong companies and multinational corporations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acquisition by Yue Xiu Group of controlling stake in Chong Hing Bank Limited by way of partial offer (Deal of the Year (M&A) – China Law & Practice Awards 2014)
  • Acquisitions by China Evergrande Group of controlling stakes in Mascotte Holdings Limited (now HengTen Networks Group Limited) (by subscription); and New Media Group Holdings Limited (now Evergrande Health Industry Group Limited) (by general offer)
  • Acquisitions by HNA Holding Group Co. Limited of CWT Limited, a Singapore-listed leading provider of integrated logistics solutions (by way of a pre-conditional voluntary general offer); and a Grade-A office building in Canary Wharf, London (each as Hong Kong counsel)
  • Acquisition by Walker Group Holdings Limited of UK company holding the brand “Acupuncture”
  • Reorganisation of Guangzhou Investment Company Limited (now Yuexiu Property Company Limited) involving distribution/offer of shares in GZI Transport Limited (now Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure Limited)
  • Exchangeable bond issue by Yue Xiu Group exchangeable into ordinary shares of Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure Limited
  • Convertible bond issues by HNA Holding Group Co. Limited, Kingsoft Corporation Limited and SJM Holdings Limited
  • Pre-IPO convertible bond issues by China South City Holdings Limited and Powerlong Real Estate Holdings Limited
  • Notifiable and connected transactions of IRICO Group Electronics Company Limited (H-share listed) including share issue and capital injection by its A share listed subsidiary
  • IPO of China Corn Oil Company Limited, Walker Group Holdings Limited and (focusing on strategic and cornerstone investment aspects) China Coal Energy Company Limited (H-share listed)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Hong Kong

Admissions

  • England & Wales (non-practising)~United Kingdom (2003)
  • Hong Kong (2002)

Education

  • Columbia University, London Business School and The University of Hong Kong (M.B.A.- EMBA-Global Asia degree (jointly awarded)) (2012)
  • The University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL.) (2000)
  • The University of Hong Kong (LL.B.) (1999)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin