C&F has a strong practice in foreign capital markets, assisting a large number of Chinese enterprises and foreign companies with investments in China in their initial public offering, listing, refinancing and issuance of bonds and other securities in foreign capital markets, including Hong Kong, United States, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In addition, C&F has extensive experience advising foreign companies in connection with their acquisition of Chinese enterprises through financing from international capital markets and investment in Chinese industries through the establishment of investment funds and issuance of shares on overseas capital markets.
With a proven history of professional integrity and excellence, C&F maintains a healthy working relationship with various professional organizations and institutions around the world, including investment banks and other financial institutions, funds, accounting firms, auditors, financial advisors and law firms. In addition, C&F assists clients engaged in overseas capital market activities in their related dealings with various regulatory authorities at the national, provincial and local level in China, such as the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, the Ministry of Commerce, the National Development and Reform Commission, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Legal services provided by C&F in overseas capital markets include:
Pre-IPO restructuring and reorganization (including legal due diligence, design of corporate and transaction structures, documentation and regulatory approval)
Initial public offering and listing on foreign stock exchanges (including red chip listing and direct listing)
Back-door listing on foreign stock exchanges
Pre-IPO private placement and financing
Refinancing of listed companies
M&A, restructuring and privatization of listed companies
Issuance of corporate bonds
General corporate affairs of listed companies and regulatory filing and compliance