Luzhou City Commercial Bank’s $221 Million Initial Public Offering

Paul Hastings has advised Luzhou City Commercial Bank on its US$221 million global offering and IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Luzhou City Commercial Bank is the only and largest city commercial bank in Luzhou, Sichuan Province. The Firm, in 2017 recorded $491 Million revenues.

CLSA Capital Markets Limited acted as the sole sponsor and CLSA, CCB International and China Galaxy International acted as the joint global coordinators for the listing.

Paul Hastings is a market leader in advising on key Chinese city commercial banks’ H-share listings in Hong Kong. In addition to Luzhou City Commercial Bank, the firm has advised on the Hong Kong IPOs of four Chinese city commercial banks, namely Jiangxi Bank, Bank of Gansu, Zhongyuan Bank and Bank of Tianjin since 2016.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Raymond Li (Picture), partner and Chair of Greater China, and capital markets partners Zhaoyu Ren and Bonnie Yung, with support from of counsel Vincent Wang, and associates Erika Zhao, Isabelle Wu and Jacob Chun.

Involved fees earner: Raymond Li – Paul Hastings; Zhaoyu Ren – Paul Hastings; Vincent Wang – Paul Hastings; Isabelle Wu – Paul Hastings; Bonnie Yung – Paul Hastings; Erika Zhao – Paul Hastings;

Law Firms: Paul Hastings;

Clients: Luzhou Commercial Bank Co. Ltd.;