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Clifford Chance advises on cloud services provider Weimob's IPO, deepening expertise in technology and new economy sectors

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15 January 2019

Clifford Chance advises on cloud services provider Weimob's IPO, deepening expertise in technology and new economy sectors

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Weimob Inc. on its initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Established in 2013, Weimob is the leading provider of cloud-based commerce and marketing solutions and targeted marketing services on Tencent's social networking service platforms for small to medium businesses in China.

Partners Virginia Lee and Jean Thio led on the deal, supported by a team consisting of counsel Corey Zhang, registered foreign lawyer Sheng Chen, and associates Samson Chan, Ryan Wong, Xuemei Wang, Helen Huang and Jiwen Peng.

Virginia said, "We are delighted to advise Weimob on their IPO in Hong Kong and proud of our teams in Shanghai and Hong Kong working together seamlessly.”

Jean added, “This deal is testament to our market-leading expertise and deep relationships as we are entrusted by Chinese companies – especially in the innovative technology and new economy sectors – with their outbound investment and listing."

In the past year, Clifford Chance has acted on listings by innovative Chinese technology companies such as iDreamsky, Xiaomi CorporationHuifu Payment and Ping An Good Doctor.

高伟绅为云服务提供商微盟集团的香港上市提供法律服务

领先国际律师事务所高伟绅为微盟集团在港交所的首次公开发行和上市提供法律服务。微盟成立于2013年,是中国中小企业云端商业及营销解决方案的领先提供商,同时也是腾讯社交网络平台中小企业营销服务的领先提供商。

该交易由合伙人李婉雯律师和张珮真律师牵头,并由资深顾问律师张可畏、高级律师陈盛以及律师陈澍森、黄励行、王雪梅、黄海伦和彭霁雯提供支持。

李婉雯律师表示:“凭借高伟绅上海和香港团队的无缝式协作,我们很高兴成功为微盟集团的香港上市提供法律服务。”

张珮真律师表示:“微盟集团此次成功上市是我们领先的香港资本市场业务实力的又一佐证。近年来,我们持续为中国公司,尤其是创新技术和新经济行业公司的海外投资以及上市提供法律服务。本交易同时也显示了中国客户对高伟绅团队的信任及深厚关系。”

过去一年中,高伟绅曾就多家中国创新技术公司的香港上市提供法律服务,其中包括创梦天地、小米集团、汇付天下以及平安好医生等。