Rachel Wang

Rachel YW Wang

Special Counsel
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Rachel Wang is a special counsel in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office and a member of the Firm's Capital Markets Practice Group.

Practice Focus

Her practice focuses on Capital Markets, IPOs and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Representative Legal Matters

Bonds

  • Representing 3SBio Inc. in its issuance of EUR 320 million zero-coupon convertible bonds due 2025 through its SPV, as well as in the concurrent repurchase of its existing convertible bonds due 2022.

  • Representing China Railway Construction Corporation Limited in issuance of USD 1 billion guaranteed perpetual securities.

  • Representing Hong Kong Airline Limited in issuance of USD 180 million guaranteed notes and further issuance of USD 120 million and USD 250 million guaranteed notes.

Public Offerings

  • Representing China Pacific Insurance Group Co., Ltd. in its issuance of global depositary receipts and listing on the London Stock Exchange Shanghai-London Stock Connect scheme.

  • Representing China Merchants Land Asset Management Co., Limited in offering of China Merchants Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

  • Representing Changsha Broad Homes Industrial Group Co., Ltd., a PC unit manufacturer, in the public offering of its H shares and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  •  Representing China Eastern Airline (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange) in absorbing Shanghai Airline (listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange).

  • Representing Uyou Television Shopping Company in merger with OCJ.

Private Placement

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

  • Representing a foreign PE fund in investment of USD 31.6 million in China Sports Interactive Media Group. 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Law Society of Hong Kong - Member

Admissions

  • Hong Kong (2014)
  • People's Republic of China (2007)
  • New York (2004)

Education

  • Fordham University (LL.M.) (2004)
  • Golden Gate University (LL.M.) (2003)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Shanghainese