Leader Education Limited’s Mainboard Listing On The Stock Exchange Of Hong Kong


Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Huatai International as the sole sponsor of Leader Education Limited’s mainboard listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Leader Education operates Heilongjiang College of Business and Technology and ranked eighth among all private formal higher education service providers in Heilongjiang Province in terms of full-time student enrollment in the 2018/2019 school year.

Partners Tom Chau (Picture), Isaac Chen and Stanley Xie led the team, assisted by associates Jasper Wang and Weili Zhong, paralegal Diana Wang and Iris Zhu, Huan Meng and Yuanyuan Yin of ALT in Beijing, as well as associate Sean Ji and paralegal Jessica Sun from the joint operation office. Hong Kong senior associates Sherry Lai and Jin Kong, associates Jaime Fong and Afra Li, and trainee Jeffrey Lee also provided support. Joanna Hu led a joint team from Herbert Smith Freehills and Kewei’s Alternative Legal Services businesses (assisted by Selina Wang, Helen Liang, Xiaoli Shi and Ying Song) to provide high-efficiency solutions for document-intensive processes during the offering.

Involved fees earner: Tom Chau – Herbert Smith Freehills; Isaac Chen – Herbert Smith Freehills; Jaime Fong – Herbert Smith Freehills; Jin Kong – Herbert Smith Freehills; Sherry Lai – Herbert Smith Freehills; Afra Li – Herbert Smith Freehills; Jasper Wang – Herbert Smith Freehills; Stanley Xie – Herbert Smith Freehills; Weili Zhong – Herbert Smith Freehills;

Law Firms: Herbert Smith Freehills;

Clients: Huatai Financial Holdings Limited;

Author: Michael Patrini