Eugina Chan

Consultant | Corporate Finance

eugina.chan@deacons.com
+852 2825 9786
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"Eugina Chan is a seasoned corporate practitioner, with over three decades' experience handling transactional work. Interviewees recognise her longstanding and strong foothold in the Hong Kong corporate and finance market."

Eugina has over 34 years’ experience in the corporate finance field and her practice involves both corporate finance and securities work as well as private and public mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.

Eugina is particularly well-known for advising on M&A transactions, takeovers and privatisations.  She advised corporate clients like Wheelock, Li & Fung, Cheung Kong/Hutchison, China Resources, China State Construction, China Oceanwide in their M&A transactions.

Highlights

Eugina’s involvement in takeover of Hong Kong listed companies includes:

  • acting for Rivera (Holdings) Limited in the voluntary conditional general cash offer by its existing shareholder
  • acting for the Independent Board Committee of AAG Energy Holdings Limited in the partial offer by Liming Holding Limited
  • acting for the Independent Board Committee of Chong Hing Bank in the partial offer by Yue Xiu Enterprises (Holdings) Limited
  • acting for Fraser and Neave, Limited in its disposal of a controlling interest in Frasers Property (China)
  • acting for the controlling shareholders of Hong Kong Parkview in their disposal of a controlling interest in the company
  • acting for Wing Lung Bank in its takeover by China Merchants Bank (awarded ALB Deal of the Year 2009)
  • acting for China Life Insurance in its proposed acquisition of interest in Wing Hang Bank
  • acting for Sunday Communications in its takeover by PCCW
  • acting for Hutchison Whampoa in its takeover of ICG Asia (now known as Hutchison Harbour Ring)
  • acting for Mercurius Partners in its takeover of The Hong Kong Building and Loan Agency
  • acting for ThinSoft (Holdings) in its takeover by Inno Smart Group

Eugina’s involvement in Hong Kong listed company privatisation transactions includes:

  • acting for Glorious Property Holdings Limited in its proposed privatisation by way of a scheme of arrangement
  • acting for the controlling shareholders of Frasers Property (China) in the proposed privatisation of the company by way of a scheme of arrangement
  • acting for Li & Fung (Retailing) in its takeover and privatisation by way of compulsory acquisition of Hang Ten Group
  • advising Integrated Distribution Services Group Limited on its privatisation by Li & Fung
  • advising Hutchison Global Communications on its privatisation by Hutchison International Telecommunications
  • advising on the privatisation of Top Glory International Holdings

Eugina’s equity capital market transactions include acting for listed issuers or sponsors/underwriters in the listing on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited of the following companies:

  • the Main Board listing and global offering of Chinney Kin Wing Holdings, Top Spring International, Chiho-Tiande Group, HSBC China Dragon Fund, Xingda International Holdings and Vedan International (Holdings)
  • the GEM Board listing of Asia Pioneer Entertainment, Yusei Holdings, Shenzhen Neptunus and ThinSoft (Holdings)
  • the migration from GEM Board listing to Main Board listing of Essex Bio-Technology

Eugina has also advised on a number of secondary offers including the rights issue of Gold Peak Industries Holdings and Top Glory International Holdings, as well as on the Hong Kong legal aspects of the yuan bond.

More about Eugina Chan

  • Recognised as leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A (China) in Chambers Asia-Pacific (2020 – 2021 editions)
  • Recognised as leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A (China) in Chambers Global (2019 – 2021)
  • Recommended Lawyer for Corporate including M&A in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2001 – 2005, 2012 – 2016, 2021)
  • Recommended Lawyer for Capital Markets: Equity in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2021)
  • Recognised as Leading Lawyer  (2011 edition), Notable Practitioner (2019 edition) and Highly Regarded Lawyer (2021 – 2022 edition)in the area of M&A in the IFLR1000
  • Recognised as Expert in Mergers & Acquisitions and Women in Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking, Finance and Transactional in Euromoney’s Expert Guides (2020 edition)
  • Recognised as World’s leading practitioner (Corporate: Merger & Acquisition) in Who’s Who Legal Guide (2017 edition)
  • Recognised as Expert in Mergers & Acquisitions and Women in Business Law in Euromoney’s Expert Guides (2016 edition)
  • Recognised as one of the Asia’s Leading Lawyers/notable practitioner in the area of Mergers & Acquisition in the AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers Survey (2004 and 2005 editions)

  • LL.B. Hons, The University of Hong Kong, 1984
  • P.C.LL., The University of Hong Kong, 1985
  • Chinese Law Diploma, University of East Asia, Macau, 1991

"Eugina Chan is a seasoned corporate practitioner, with over three decades' experience handling transactional work. Interviewees recognise her longstanding and strong foothold in the Hong Kong corporate and finance market."

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Jurisdictions

  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales (non-practising)
  • Singapore (non-practising)

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