Skadden Advises Meituan On Its US$ 2 Billion Combined Senior Notes Offerings.
Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Hong Kong - Capital Markets
27 October, 2020
Skadden advised Meituan, China's leading e-commerce platform for services, on its offering of US$ 750 million in aggregate principal amount of 2.125% senior notes due 2025 and its offering of US$ 1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of 3.05% senior notes due 2030. This is Meituan's first ever US$ denominated notes offering. The notes will be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Skadden also advised Meituan on its US$ 4.2 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong in September 2018.
The Skadden team was led by corporate partners Julie Gao, Edward Lam, Christopher Betts and Shu Du (all in Hong Kong) and Sydney partner Adrian Deitz, with counsels Kenneth Chase (Hong Kong) and Anthony Pang (Hong Kong), Asia-Pacific counsel Vincent Sze (Hong Kong), associates Peter Pang (Shanghai),Yangtian Li (Hong Kong), and legal manager Abril Kang (Hong Kong); tax partners Sally Thurston and Victor Hollender, with associate Lisa Okragly (all New York); and investment management partner Michael Hoffman (New York) and associate George Ching (Hong Kong).