Skadden, STB leading on Weibo’s planned $1bln listing in HK

TransAsia Lawyers and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom are advising Weibo Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed Chinese social media, on its planned $1 billion listing in Hong Kong, with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Haiwen & Partners advising the joint sponsors.

Launched by Sina Corporation in August 2009, Weibo is a leading social media platform and application in China. In April 2014, Weibo completed its IPO in Nasdaq, raising $286 million.

Maples and Calder serves the issuer as their offshore lawyer.


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