Joy Spreader Interactive Technology Ltd’s IPO


Sidley Austin LLP advised Joy Spreader Interactive Technology. Ltd on the deal.

Joy Spreader Interactive Technology. Ltd (HKEX:6988) (Joy Spreader) acted as Hong Kong counsel in its initial public offering (IPO) on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. The offering raised net proceeds of HK$1.56 billion (approximately US$200 million). China Securities (International) Corporate Finance Company Limited, China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited, and BOCOM International (Asia) Limited acted as joint sponsors for the transaction.

Joy Spreader received strategic investments from cornerstone investors and their subscription of shares, including Acuitas Group Holdings LLC, Capital Investment LLC, Harvest Alternative Investment Opportunities SPC, and Yeahka Limited (HKEX:9923).

Founded in 2008, Joy Spreader is one of a leading performance-based we-media marketing service providers in China, leveraging business intelligence technologies to serve marketers and we-media publishers.

The Sidley team was led by partners Mengyu Lu (Picture) and Meng Ding. Other team members included senior associate Samantha Peng, legal manager Sierra Tao, China advisors Pianpian Chen and Chris Wang, associates Bill Feng and Jenny Han, and legal assistants Kaiwen Xu and Ashley Guo.

Involved fees earner: Pianpian Chen – Sidley Austin LLP; Meng Ding – Sidley Austin LLP; Bill Feng – Sidley Austin LLP; Ashley Guo – Sidley Austin LLP; Jenny Han – Sidley Austin LLP; Mengyu Lu – Sidley Austin LLP; Samantha Peng – Sidley Austin LLP; Sierra Tao – Sidley Austin LLP; Chris Wang – Sidley Austin LLP; Kaiwen Xu – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: Joy Spreader Interactive Technology Ltd;

Author: Michael Patrini