COFCO Meat Holdings Ltd’s $254 Million Hong Kong Initial Public Offering


Cleary Gottlieb represented COFCO Meat Holdings Limited and MIY Corporation, KKR, Baring and Boyu Capital (together as selling shareholders) in COFCO Meat’s HK$2 billion (approximately $254 million) initial public offering.

COFCO Meat is a leading Chinese pork company. Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and DBS served as joint global coordinators, joint bookrunners and joint lead managers. The deal priced on October 25, 2016; it closed and the shares began trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on November 1, 2016.

Cleary has advised COFCO Meat Holdings Limited and MIY Corporation, KKR, Baring and Boyu Capital with a team including Freeman Chan (Picture), Shuang Zhao and Robert Williams.

Involved fees earner: Freeman Chan – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Shuang Zhao – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Robert Williams – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Law Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Clients: KKR; Baring Private Equity; COFCO Meat Holdings Limited ; MIY Corporation; boyu capital investment management co ltd;