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David Lee
Counsel
 
ICBC Tower – 35th Floor
3 Garden Road, Central
Hong Kong  
 
Email:
Phone: +852-2514-7655
Fax: +852-2869-7694
David Lee is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Capital Markets Practice. Having spent time in the Firm’s New York and Hong Kong offices, David has a diverse practice. He has engaged in various securities offerings and provided securities law compliance services for a number of issuer clients, including many China-based companies from various industries. He also advises these companies in their pre-IPO and post-IPO financings and investments. He is fluent in Mandarin.

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Work Highlights
  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited in its US$25 billion IPO and NYSE listing and its debut US$8 billion senior unsecured notes offering
  • GDS Holdings Limited in its IPO and NSADAQ listing
  • Underwriters in the US$75 million IPO and NYSE listing of Yirendai Ltd.
  • Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Underwriters in the IPO and NYSE listing of Jumei International Holding Limited
  • Jingrui Holdings Limited in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
Education
  • Columbia Law School, 2005 J.D.
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • New York University, 2000 B.A.
Admissions
  • New York 2006
  • Hong Kong 2015

David Lee is Counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Before joining the Firm’s Hong Kong office, he spent time in the Firm’s New York office and engaged in various securities offerings and provided securities law compliance services for a number of issuer clients.

David’s recent representative transactions include representation of:

  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited in its US$25 billion IPO and NYSE listing and its debut US$8 billion senior unsecured notes offering
  • GDS Holdings Limited in its IPO and NSADAQ listing
  • Underwriters in the US$75 million IPO and NYSE listing of Yirendai Ltd.
  • Underwriters in the follow-on offering of Qunar Cayman Islands Limited
  • Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Underwriters in the IPO and NYSE listing of Jumei International Holding Limited
  • Jingrui Holdings Limited in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Underwriters in the Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering of Dongpeng Holdings Company Limited
  • Underwriters in the Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering of Hydoo International Holding Limited
  • LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. in its IPO and NYSE listing
  • Underwriters in the global depositary shares offering and convertible bonds offerings of Neo Solar Power Corporation
  • Underwriters in the IPO and NYSE listing of Vipshop Holdings Limited and its follow-on offerings
  • Underwriters in the Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering of Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited
  • MMI International Ltd., a portfolio company of KKR, in its senior secured notes offering
  • Changsha Zoomlion in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Chu Kong Petroleum and Natural Gas Steel Pipe Holdings Limited in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Concord Medical Services Holdings in its IPO and NYSE listing
  • Fantasia Holdings Group in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Underwriters in the global depositary shares offering of Gintech Energy Corporation
  • China Dongxiang (Group) Co., Ltd. in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Underwriters in the convertible notes offering and the concurrent lending of American Depositary Shares of Trina Solar Limited
  • Underwriters in the IPO and NYSE listing of E-House (China) Holdings Limited
  • Belle International Holdings Limited in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • China Nepstar Drugstore in its IPO and NYSE listing
  • Simcere Pharmaceutical Group in its IPO and NYSE listing
  • Country Garden Holdings Company Limited in its Hong Kong IPO and R144A/Reg S offering
  • Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. in its convertible senior notes offering
  • Focus Media Holding Limited in its follow-on offerings in 2007 and 2006
  • Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. in its follow-on offering

David graduated from Columbia Law School in 2005 and was a Managing Editor of Columbia Journal of Asian Law. He also earned a B.A. in Biochemistry and Economics from New York University in 2000. David is also fluent in Mandarin.

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