7月31日,理想汽车在美国纳斯达克成功上市。据路透社报道,此次上市募资额约11亿美元。汉坤律师事务所、世达律师事务所担任发行人律师;金杜律师事务所、凯易国际律师事务所则为承销商提供法律意见。

据路透社消息,本次IPO是今年中国企业上市美国最大的交易之一,投资者对理想汽车的估值约为100亿美元。与其两大竞争对手特斯拉和蔚来汽车专注于纯电动汽车不同的是,理想汽车旗下SUV车型“理想ONE” 是一款增程式电动车,用户既可以充电,也可以加油驱动。今年上半年,理想汽车销售额为9666量。

本次纳斯达克上市之前,理想汽车于7月初获5.5亿美元D轮融资。

高盛、摩根士丹利、瑞银证券、中国国际金融香港证券有限公司、老虎证券和雪盈证券(SNB Finance Holdings Limited)是此次IPO的承销商。

汉坤团队牵头律师为合伙人卢在光和王瑾;世达团队牵头律师为香港办公室合伙人高准和上海办公室合伙人李海平。

金杜团队主办合伙人为龚牧龙、马天宁、胡静;凯易团队则由公司业务部合伙人张彤(香港)和资本市场业务部合伙人林邦(北京)牵头领导。

迈普达律师事务所为本次交易提供了离岸服务。

 

Han Kun, Skadden, KWM, K&E act on Li Auto’s Nasdaq IPO

Han Kun Law Offices and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom have represented Chinese electric vehicle maker Li Auto on its $1.1 billion initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq, with King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and Kirkland & Ellis (K&E) advising the underwriters. 

The IPO of the five-year-old Beijing-based automaker, two years after Chinese peer Nio went public in New York, is one of the biggest U.S. listings by a Chinese company this year, with investors value the company at around $10 billion, according to Reuters.

It added that unlike rival Tesla and Nio’s pure battery electric vehicles, Li Auto’s sport-utility vehicle model Li ONE allows drivers to charge their cars with electricity or gasoline, a technology called extended range electric vehicle (EREV).

Prior to the IPO, Li Auto received $550 million in Series D preferred shares financing in early July this year. The company sold 9,666 vehicles in the first six months of this year.

The The KWM team advising them was led by partners Gong Mulong, Ma Tianning and Hu Jing, while the Kirkland team was led by partners Zhang Tong (Hong Kong) and Lin Bang (Beijing).

Representing Li Auto, the Han Kun team was led by partners Lu Zaiguang and Wang Jin, while the Skadden team was led by partners Julie Gao (Hong Kong) and Li Haiping (Shanghai).

Maples and Calder provided offshore advice to the issuer.

 

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