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Haiwen has been widely recognized as a pioneer PRC law firm in the area of securities offerings, and has led in first-of-a-kind innovative transactions involving Chinese issuers. As a leading Chinese capital markets law firm, we work for top-tier international and domestic issuers and/or investment banking firms in numerous overseas and domestic securities offering transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs), follow-on equity offerings, and the offerings of all types of debt securities. Haiwen acted as Chinese legal counsel for:
•the 1st few A share offerings and listings;
•the 1st B share offering and listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE);
•the 1st H share offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) by a Chinese issuer;
•the 1st N share offering and listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by a Chinese issuer;
•the 1st L share offering and listing on the London Stock Exchange by a Chinese issuer;
•the 1st American depository receipt (ADR) offering by a Chinese issuer;
•the 1st dual listing of a Chinese issuer on both the HKSE and the SSE;
•the 1st dual listing of a Chinese issuer on both the HKSE and the NYSE;
•the 1st triple listing of a Chinese issuer on the SSE, the HKSE and the NYSE;
•the 1st simultaneous dual listing of a Chinese issuer on both the SSE and the HKSE;
•the 1st 100-year USD bond (Yankee Bond) offering by foreign sovereignty issuer (the Central Government of China);
•the 1st RMB treasury bond offering in Hong Kong by the Central Government of China;
•the 1st RMB bond (Panda Bond) offering in China by an international financial development institution;
•the 1st RMB bond offering in Hong Kong by a Chinese financial institution;
•the 1st RMB corporate bond (Dim-sum Bond) offering in Hong Kong by an offshore issuer;
•the 1st RMB REITs offering in China.