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Freshfields advises on China Everbright Bank’s US$3.97bn share placement in Hong Kong

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (“Freshfields”) has advised China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, the lead financial advisor and lead placing agent in the strategic placement of US$3.97 billion of H-shares by China Everbright Bank Company Limited (‘China Everbright Bank’) to Overseas Chinese Town Enterprises Company and China Everbright Group Limited.

The deal closed on 22 December 2017. The shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The Freshfields team advising on the deal was led by Global Transactions partner Richard Wang.

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The Freshfields team was led by: