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O’Melveny Represents China Polymetallic Mining Limited in HK$1.46 Billion (US$187 Million) IPO Listing in Hong Kong

January 09, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

 

Julie Fei                                                                            Sonja Steptoe

O’Melveny & Myers LLP                                               O’Melveny & Myers LLP

+1 213.430.7792                                                              +1 213.430.6384

+1 213.440.7792 (cell)                                                    +1 323.578.1586 (cell)

jfei@omm.com                                                              ssteptoe@omm.com

 

Lena Li

O’Melveny & Myers LLP     

+86.10.6563.4282 (Beijing)

leli@omm.com

 

HONG KONG ─ JANUARY 9, 2012 ─ O'Melveny & Myers represented China Polymetallic Mining Limited (HKSE:2133) in its HK$1.46 billion (US$187 million) initial public offering on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. 

 

Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited is the sole global coordinator and a bookrunner of the global offering.  Other bookrunners include Bank of Communications International Securities Limited and Renaissance Capital (Hong Kong) Limited.

 

The O'Melveny team was led by partners Gordon Ng and Geng Ke, and associates Ning Zhang, Jianqing Zhang, Cecil Kwong, and Timothy Ma. 

 

Before the initial public offering of China Polymetallic, the O'Melveny team acted for the client in its pre-IPO fundraising.  Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, and other investors subscribed in an aggregate of US$90 million exchangeable bonds issued by the controlling shareholder of China Polymetallic.  The O'Melveny team consisted of Hong Kong partner Gordon Ng, counsel Joanne Low, and associates Cecil Kwong, Philip Man, and Timothy Ma.

 

China Polymetallic is the largest lead and zinc pure mining company in Yunnan, China, with abundant and high-grade silver reserves. It is the first non-ferrous metal pure mining company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.  China Polymetallic owns a large, high-grade lead-zinc-silver polymetallic mine in Yunnan.  In addition, it owns permission to explore or source supply from other lead-zinc-silver polymetallic mines as well.

 

If you’d like to speak with Gordon Ng or Geng Ke, please contact Julie Fei, Sonja Steptoe, or Lena Li at the numbers listed above.

 

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP's Asia Capital Markets Practice

O’Melveny began its practice in Asia nearly 25 years ago, and has established itself as one of the most respected and full service legal service providers in the region.  It maintains offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo. The Firm boasts one of the strongest capital markets practices in Asia, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and Indonesia. Our capabilities span US offerings, Hong Kong listings, and an array of debt offerings handled by lawyers with vast experience advising on the complex US regulatory environment, and handling both SEC registered offerings and Hong Kong listings. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2011, the leading guide to the legal profession, cites O’Melveny as a leader in numerous categories including equity and debt transactions in China, Hong Kong, India, and Indonesia. 

 

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP

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