John Baptist Chan

Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Hong Kong)

John Baptist specialises in corporate finance, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions law. He has practised law in the jurisdiction of Hong Kong for over a decade. His clients include Hong Kong, Chinese and multinational companies as well as leading investment banks and financial institutions.

Baptist is an expert legal advisor in equity capital markets transactions and has successfully closed over 30 IPOs and secondary offerings, with a total value of an excess of US$25 billion, including landmark IPOs such as HTSC, Bank of Communications, Haitong Securities and China Huishan Dairy. Many of these transactions were awarded “Deal of the Year” in various awards.

Prior to joining KWM Hong Kong office, John Baptist worked in other leading international law firms and investment banks. He has had the opportunity to work in Beijing, Shanghai, and London for over five years.

Since the implementation of the inside information regime in January 2013, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has conducted regular reviews of corporate announcements including inside...
17 December 2018
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