Wilson and Davis Polk led on Chinese pub franchisee’s $320 mln IPO in Hong Kong
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Jingtian & Gongcheng and the latter’s Hong Kong office have advised Helens International Holdings, a Chinese pub franchisee, on its $320 million IPO in Hong Kong, with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Commerce & Finance Law Offices advising the sponsor.
Established in 2009, the Shenzhen-headquartered Helens is the largest pub franchisee in China, with over 100 pubs opened in Shenzhen, Shanghai, Changsha and Wuhan.
The Davis Polk team was led by Chu Yang and He Li. The Wilson team was led by partner Ouyang Dan.
Walkers was the issuer’s offshore lawyer, with CICC acting as the sponsor.
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