O’Melveny Represents Underwriters in US$66 Million Follow-On Public Offering of Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

3月 02, 2010

Erika Tucker
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Lena Li
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
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BEIJING, MARCH 3, 2010O’Melveny & Myers LLP represented UBS Securities LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co., as joint book-running managers in the US$66 million follow-on public offering of Sinovac Biotech Ltd., a China-based manufacturer of vaccines that protect against infectious diseases, including hepatitis A, hepatitis B and influenza. Sinovac offered 11.5 million common shares at US$5.75 per share, including 1.5 million common shares sold when the underwriters exercised their over-allotment option in full.


The O'Melveny team was led by Beijing partner David Roberts, and included associates Hannah Cao (BJ) and Joan Tong (BJ), and legal consultants Jerry Wei (BJ) and Jade Sun (BJ). Counsel Weishi Li (SH) advised on healthcare and intellectual property related matters.  Partner Nate Bush (BJ) and associate Fay Zhou (BJ) advised on regulatory matters. Partner Barbara Stettner (DC) and associate Bjorn Hall (DC) advised on FINRA matters. Partner Larry Sussman (BJ) and associate Cindy Huang (BJ) provided tax advice. Partner Kurt Berney (SH) and counsel Scott Graziano (NB) also helped on certain issues relating to this offering.


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