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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

  • Advised Sing Tao News Corporation Limited (Stock code: 1105) on its HKD 370 million acquisition by Vast Resources International Limited.

  • Advised China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Limited (Stock code: 708) on its HKD 26 billion shares issuance.

  • Advised HengTen Networks Group Limited (Stock code: 136) on its HKD 7.2 billion acquisition of Virtual Cinema Entertainment Limited which produces films and TV series and develops online streaming platforms.

  • Advised BC Technology Group Limited (Stock code: 863) on its HKD 697 million top-up placing.

  • Advised Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited (Stock code 2303) in relation to a privatization proposal taken out by Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. (H Share) (Stock Code 1787) by way of a scheme of arrangement.

  • 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 RMB 2,492 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 HKD 1,075 million.


Professional Honors

  • Leading Lawyer (Capital Markets, Hong Kong) - IFLR 1000 (2014-2021)
  • Leading Lawyer (Mergers and Acquisitions, Hong Kong) – IFLR 1000 (2014-2021)
  • Leading Lawyer (Financial Services Regulatory, Hong Kong) – IFLR 1000 (2014-2021)
  • Lawyer Star – Acritas (2017-2020)

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