Archosaur Games’ US$280 Million Hong Kong IPO


Dentons Hong Kong has advised Archosaur Games Inc., while Clifford Chance has advised the underwriters led by China International Capital Corporation on Archosaur Games’ US$280 million initial public offering and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Harneys acted as British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal adviser.

Archosaur Games is one of the leading mobile game developers in China. It is also a frontrunner in publishing in-house developed games in markets outside of China.

Dentons Hong Kong has advised Archosaur Games was led by capital markets partners Gordon Ng (Picture) and Man Chiu Lee, along with associate Ningxin Sun.

The Clifford Chance team advising the underwriters was co-led by partners Amy Lo, Tim Wang, Fang Liu and Christine Xu. Support was provided by senior associates Claire Cao and Erxin Lu, associates Alex Feng and Dichun Duan, as well as trainees Jeffrey Lee and Ada Zheng.

The Harneys team was led by Partners Raymond Ng and Yin Xu, with support from Senior Associate Jessie Xu, Associate Annie Liu and Legal Manager Denise Chan. Harneys’ associated corporate and fiduciary services arm, Harneys Fiduciary, provides registered office and principal share registrar services to all the issuers.

Involved fees earner: Claire Cao – Clifford Chance; Dichun Duan – Clifford Chance; Alex Feng – Clifford Chance; Fang Liu – Clifford Chance; Amy Lo – Clifford Chance; Erxin Lu – Clifford Chance; Tim Wang – Clifford Chance; Christine Xu – Clifford Chance; Man Chiu Lee – Dentons; Gordon Ng – Dentons; Ningxin Sun – Dentons; Annie Liu – Harneys; Raymond Ng – Harneys; Jessie Xu – Harneys; Yin Xu – Harneys;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance; Dentons; Harneys;

Clients: Archosaur Games; China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC);

Author: Michael Patrini