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Christina Lee

Christina S.M. Lee

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Christina is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Capital Markets Practice Group in Hong Kong.

Practice Focus

Christina practices mainly in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate regulatory compliance. Christina specialises in mergers and acquisitions of public companies takeovers and acquisition, as well as securities offerings and regulatory compliance for public companies in Hong Kong.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising AVIC International Holding Corporation to successfully privatise AVIC International Holdings Limited (H Share) (Stock Code 161) by way of a voluntary general offer followed by a merger by absorption.

  • Advised CICC, CMIB and HSBC as underwriters to Beijing Capital Land Ltd (H Share) (Stock Code 2868) in relation to a rights issue raising RMB2,492 million.

  • Advised Evergrande Health Industry Group Limited (Stock Code 708) in relation to its investment and acquisitions of the electronic vehicle related business, including the acquisitions of Faraday Future Inc., National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB and Shanghai CENAT New Energy Company Limited and establishment of joint venture with Koenigsegg Automotive AB.

  • Advised Spring REIT (Stock Code 1426) in successfully defending the hostile takeover attempt by PAG.

  • Advised Eastern Media International Corporation (TWSE stock code: 2614) in relation to the acquisition of majority stake and takeover of Natural Beauty Bio-Technology Limited (Stock Code 157) for a total consideration of approximately HK$1,075 million.

  • Advised China Galaxy International Financial Holdings Limited (CGI) on its conditional acquisition of a 50% stake in CIMB Securities

  • Advised Yue Xiu group in the partial offer of 75% interest in Chong Hing Bank Limited.

  • Advised Yunfeng Financial Group Limited (Stock Code 376) in connection with YFHL Financial Holdings Limited acquiring control in the company through subscription of new shares for a total amount of approximately HK$3.9 billion.

  • Advised Pacific Andes International Holding Limited (Stock Code 1174) in relation to the acquisition of controlling stake in Copeinca ASA (a company listed on Olso BØrs and Lima Stock Exchange) through its subsidiary China Fishery Group Limited (Aggregate deal size of approximately US$556 million).

  • Advised Samling Global Limited (Stock Code 3938) (delisted) on its privatisation by way of a member's scheme pursuant to an offer from its controlling shareholder and its privatisation of Lingui Developments Berhad and Glenealy Plantations (Malaya) Berhad (being its subsidiary and associated companies listed on Bursa Malaysia) (with total deal size of over USD 400 million).

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Hong Kong

Admissions

  • Hong Kong (2000)
  • Australian Capital Territory~Australia (1997)

Education

  • University of New South Wales (Bachelor of Commerce) (1996)
  • University of New South Wales (LL.B.) (1996)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin