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Deacons advises on record-breaking Hypebeast IPO

Deacons recently advised Hypebeast Limited, on its HK$65 million listing on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Hypebeast debuted on 11 April 2016 and had the best first-day performance in 2016 of any Asian initial public offering this year. According to Bloomberg data, the shares soared as high as HK$2.80 and closed at HK$1.05, a 708-percent jump.

Hypebeast is a digital media company and e-commerce platform headquartered in Hong Kong. It produces and distributes award-winning digital content that reports on the latest trends in fashion, lifestyle, culture and music through its platforms including, and websites, and related apps. Its e-commerce platform, comprising HBX store website at; and HBX store app, primarily sells third-party branded clothing, shoes, accessories to end-users

Hypebeast was also advised by DLA Piper Hong Kong, Conyers Dill & Pearman and Husch Blackwell and Eversheds.

Deacons’ team is led by corporate finance partner Sabrina Fung.

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Sabrina Fung

Partner | Corporate Finance

Email or call +852 2825 9478

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