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Ethle Tang
Counsel
 
ICBC Tower – 35th Floor
3 Garden Road, Central
Hong Kong  
 
Email:
Phone: +852-2514-7517
Fax: +852-2869-7694
Ethle Tang is Counsel in the Firm’s Hong Kong office. Ethle represents issuers and underwriters in both public and private offerings of equity securities in Hong Kong and advises Hong Kong and mainland Chinese clients on regulatory compliance matters. Ethle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Work Highlights
  • Bank of Communications, China’s fifth largest bank by assets, in its $8.9 billion private share placement, its RMB1.5 billion RMB-denominated bonds offering in Hong Kong and its RMB25.2 billion A share offering and listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Underwriters in the IPO of Hui Xian REIT, the first RMB-denominated Hong Kong IPO
  • Underwriters in the IPO of China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd.
  • ICBC in its acquisition of 20% stake in Standard Bank
Education
  • University of Hong Kong, 2001 LL.B.
  • University of Hong Kong, 2002 PCLL
    (with Distinction)
Admissions
  • Hong Kong 2004
  • England and Wales 2008

Ethle Tang is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Hong Kong office. Ethle represents issuers and underwriters in both public and private offerings of equity securities in Hong Kong and advises Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese and multinational clients in their reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, connected transactions and venture capital financing projects.

Ethle also regularly advises Hong Kong public companies on corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters and has advised clients including Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company, China Logistics Properties Holdings Co., Ltd, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited and Bank of Communications Co., Ltd.

Ethle received her LL.B degree from The University of Hong Kong in 2001. Ethle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Highlights of Ethle’s experience in Hong Kong Stock Exchange listings and securities and bonds offerings includes representation of:

  • China Logistics Properties Holdings Co., Ltd in its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company in its private placement of H shares and Domestic shares
  • Underwriters in the global offering and listing of Xinte Energy Co., Ltd. on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company in its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Underwriters in the global offering and listing of Yida China Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Underwriters in the global offering and listing of Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • China Harmony Auto Holding Limited in its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Bank of Communications in its private placement of A+H shares
  • Underwriters in the initial public offering and listing of Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the first offshore RMB-denominated equity offering
  • Underwriters in the proposed global offering and listing of Resourcehouse Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Underwriters in the global offering and listing of China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. in its RMB-denominated bonds offering in Hong Kong
  • Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. in its A share offering and listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Underwriters in the global offering and listing of New World Department Store China Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, a spin-off of New World Development Company Limited
  • Underwriters in the global offering and listing of China Aoyuan Property Group Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • China Railway Group Limited in its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the first “A then H” listing of a PRC company
  • Underwriters in the placing and public offering of Chia Hsin Cement Greater China Holding Corporation, a spin-off of a Taiwan Stock Exchange listed cement trading company
  • Underwriters in the H share listing of Shenzhen Neptunus Interlong Bio-technique Co., Ltd, a spin-off of a Shenzhen Stock Exchange listed PRC pharmaceutical enterprise
  • GEONG International Limited, a PRC-based software and computer services company, on its London AIM Admission

Highlights of Ethle’s experience in mergers and acquisitions transactions includes advising:

  • Yunfeng Financial Holdings Limited in its investment in Reorient Group Limited
  • Apax Partners in its sale of its entire equity interest in Golden Jaguar Group to Carnival Group International Holdings Limited
  • Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company on its acquisition of Wuhan’s cable business from Prysmian Group
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited on its acquisition of 80% interest in Standard Bank Argentina S.A., acquisition of Thai ACL Bank by way of voluntary general offer, acquisition of 70% interest in Bank of East Asia (Canada), acquisition of 20% interest in Standard Bank Group, acquisition of Seng Heng Bank Limited
  • China Merchants Group Limited on restructuring of interests in its Singapore-listed subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Pacific) Limited
  • China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited on restructuring of interests in its port operating companies in Shekou, PRC
  • Pomegranate Investments LLC on its takeover of BFS Income & Growth Trust
  • Red Apple Investments LLC on its takeover of Investec European Growth and Income Trust

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