Brian Wong

Brian K.T. Wong

Special Counsel
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

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

Practice Focus

Brian has substantial experience in equity and debt capital market transactions, takeovers, privatizations and M&A transactions. In addition, Brian also advises Hong Kong-listed companies, shareholders, directors and their other stakeholders on compliance, disciplinary and regulatory matters on a day-to-day basis.

Representative Legal Matters

Equity capital markets

  • Advised China Evergrande Group (Stock code: 3333) on its disposal of 2.66% shares in China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Limited (Stock code: 708); deal value: approximately HKD 10.6 billion.
  • Advised China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Limited (Stock code: 708) on its shares issuance; deal value: HKD 26 billion.
  • Advised BC Technology Group Limited (Stock code: 863) on its top-up placing; deal value: HKD 697 million.

Mergers and acquisitions

  • Advising CMB International Capital Limited, as financial adviser to the offeror, on the proposed privatization of Bestway Global Holding Inc. (Stock code: 3358) by way of scheme of arrangement; deal value: HKD 1,028 million.
  • Advised on the disposal of shares in Sing Tao News Corporation Limited (Stock code: 1105) by its major shareholder; deal value: HKD 370 million.
  • Advised HengTen Networks Group Limited (Stock code: 136) on its acquisition of Virtual Cinema Entertainment Limited which produces films and TV series and develops online streaming platforms; deal value: HKD 7.2 billion.

Debt capital markets

  • Advised Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure Limited (Stock code: 1052) on establishment of a USD 1 billion guaranteed medium term note program.
  • Advised Kingsoft Corporation Limited (Stock code: 3888) on issuing Singapore-listed convertible bonds.

Regulatory matters

  • Advised Town Health International Medical Group Limited (Stock code: 3886) on its successful resumption of trading on HKEx.
  • Advised Coolpad Group Limited (Stock code: 2369) on its successful resumption of trading on HKEx.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Law Society of Hong Kong - Member

Admissions

  • Hong Kong (2011)

Education

  • City University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL. Distinction) (2009)
  • King's College London (LL.B.) (2008)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin