Wei Wei

Counsel
Hong Kong
  • 18th Floor, One Exchange Square
  • 8 Connaught Place, Central
  • Hong Kong
Profile Experience

Wei Wei is a counsel in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Ms. Wei has particular experience in advising Chinese companies on initial public offerings in the US and Hong Kong. In additional to IPOs, her practice focuses on corporate finance transactions involving debt and equity offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions.

She is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Ms. Wei's recent transactions include advising:

  • The underwriters on the initial public offering on the NASDAQ Global Market of Wuhan Douyu Network Technology Co., Ltd, a leading live game-streaming platform in China (ongoing)
  • The underwriters on the US$125 million initial public offering of American depositary shares of Ruhnn Holding Limited, the largest internet key opinion leader facilitator in China, on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
  • The underwriters on the US$1 billion IPO of American depositary shares of Nio Inc., a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, on the New York Stock Exchange. The transaction was recognized as “Deal of the Year” by China Business Law Journal 2018.
  • Bank of Gansu Co., Ltd. on its HKD6 billion initial public offering of H shares on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is the first listed bank in Northwest China.
  • Kunming Dianchi Water Treatment Company Limited, Yunnan’s largest wastewater treatment and reclaimed water supplier, on its HKD1.41 billion initial public offering of H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Jilin Jiutai Rural Commercial Bank on its HKD3.46 billion initial public offering of H Shares on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is the second Chinese rural commercial bank to list in Hong Kong.
  • Everbright Securities Company Limited on its HKD8.29 billion initial public offering of H Shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Everbright Securities is a leading full-service securities group in China and an A shares company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
  • GF Securities Co., Ltd. on its more than HKD32 billion initial public offering of H Shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. GF Securities is an A share company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and the fourth largest securities firm in China by total assets. The issue was one of the top deals in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region by value, which was awarded Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal and Asian-Mena Counsel 2015.
  • Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd on its more than HKD8.49 billion initial public offering of H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange; Fuyao Glass is an existing A share listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and the world’s second largest automobile glass manufacturer.
  • Huishang Bank Corporation, the largest city commercial bank in Central China, on its initial public offering of 2.6 billion shares listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • CITIC Securities, China's leading investment bank listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange, on its initial public offering of 1 billion H shares listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, raising HKD14.2 billion and marking it as one of the largest Hong Kong IPOs in 2011.
  • The underwriters, in connection with the H Share rights issue of 7,602,025,126 H Rights Shares by Bank of China Limited. The offering raised HKD69,418,040,016.
  • PanAsialum Holdings Company Limited on its initial public offering of 120,000,000 Shares listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • The underwriters on Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy’s initial public offering of one billion H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, raising US$1.9 billion.
  • Le Gaga Holdings Limited, a leading China-based greenhouse vegetable producer, in connection with its initial public offering of 10,871,599 American Depositary Shares, representing 543,579,950 Ordinary Shares on the Nasdaq Global Market. The offering raised US$103,280,191.
  • Citigroup Global Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities, William Blair & Company, and Oppenheimer & Co. as underwriters in connection with ShangPharma Corporation’s initial public offering of 5,800,000 American depositary shares, representing 104,400,000 ordinary shares, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The offering raised US$87,000,000.
  • Springland International Holdings Limited, a leading retail chain operator in China operating both department stores and supermarkets, in connection with its initial public offering of 718,750,000 shares listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, including its international placement of 656,250,000 shares under 144A and Reg S and Hong Kong public offering of 62,500,000 shares. The offering raised HKD4,262,187,500.
  • Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Piper Jaffray, and Wlliam Blair & Company as underwriters in connection with Global Education & Technology Group Limited’s initial public offering of 7,331,250 American depositary shares, representing 29,325,000 ordinary shares, listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The offering raised US$76,978,125.

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