Veronica Chow

Partner


Direct +852 2803 3772
Mobile +852 6979 2832
Fax +852 2803 3618
Email [email protected]


Jurisdictions 2004 Hong Kong
Languages English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Profile

Veronica is one of the partners of HW. She focuses her practice on initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and general corporate and commercial matters. She has extensive experience in advising issuers, sponsors and underwriters on listings on the Main Board and GEM in Hong Kong and regularly advises listed issuers and investors on general offers, fund raising activities, compliance matters and a broad range of other corporate transactions. 

 

Over the years, Veronica has advised enterprises based in Asia Pacific and investment banks on projects relating to a wide range of businesses such as engineering; construction; property development; property agency; property management; sale of hardware and light machinery; human resources services; digital marketing; software development and sale; operation of elderly care homes; mining; TV series production; book publication and retail; pharmaceuticals; apparel design, production and retail; rubber production and export; and production and sale of children healthcare products, automotive safety products, water-saving irrigation systems, electrical appliances, polyester filament yarns and flooring materials.
 

Experience

2021 Howse Williams
2015 ONC Lawyers, Hong Kong
2013 Pang & Co. in association with Loeb & Loeb LLP, Hong Kong
2010 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Hong Kong
2005 Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Hong Kong

Education

PCLL University of Hong Kong
LLM The University of Sheffield, UK
LLB (Hons) The University of Sheffield, UK

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

2019 Civil Celebrant of Marriages, Hong Kong
2004 Solicitor, Hong Kong

Member, Law Society of Hong Kong

IPOs successfully completed by Veronica include the following:

 

  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the Main Board listing of Xingye Wulian Service Group Co. Ltd. (Stock code: 9916). Xingye Wulian is a reputable property management service provider in Henan Province, PRC with a particular focus on offering property management and value-added services for non-residential properties
  • Representing the issuer in the Main Board listing of CTR Holdings Limited (Stock code: 1416). CTR is a Singapore-based contractor specialising in structural engineering works and wet architectural works 
  • Representing the issuer in the GEM listing of Novacon Technology Group Limited (Stock code: 8635). Novacon Technology is a Hong Kong-based financial trading solution provider principally engaged in the development and provision of financial trading solutions 
  • Representing the issuer in the GEM listing of Hing Ming Holdings Limited (Stock code: 8425). Hing Ming is principally engaged in the provision of rental services of temporary suspended working platforms and other equipment, and trading of equipment and spare parts in Hong Kong
  • Representing the issuer in the Main Board listing of Pine Care Group Limited (Stock code: 1989). Pine Care is an operator of care and attention homes for the elderly in Hong Kong
  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the Main Board listing of Wang On Properties Limited (Stock code: 1243). Wang On is a property developer and owner in Hong Kong
  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the GEM listing of Ahsay Backup Software Development Company Limited (Stock code: 8290). Ahsay is based in Hong Kong and is principally engaged in the development of online backup software
  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the GEM listing of Guru Online (Holdings) Limited (Stock code: 8121). Guru Online is based in Hong Kong and is principally engaged in the provision of digital marketing services 
  • Representing the issuer in the Main Board listing of Prince Frog International Holdings Limited (Stock code: 1259). Prince Frog is principally engaged in the design and provision of children care products 
  • Representing the issuer in the Main Board listing of Billion Industrial Holdings Limited (Stock code: 2299). Billion is principally engaged in the development and manufacturing of polyester filament yarns
  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the Main Board listing of CVM Minerals Limited (Stock code: 705). CVM is based in Malaysia and is principally engaged in the production of magnesium 
  • Representing the issuer in the Main Board H-share listing of Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd. (Stock code: 811). Sichuan Winshare is based in Sichuan Province, PRC and is principally engaged in the operation of retail outlets for books and audio-visual products; distribution of textbooks and supplementary materials; and provision of ancillary support and services to publishers of books 
  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the Main Board listing of AUPU Group Holding Company Limited (Stock code: 477). AUPU is based in Zhejiang Province, PRC and is principally engaged in the manufacturing of bathroom masters
  • Representing the sponsor and underwriters in the GEM H-share listing of Xinjiang Tianye Water Saving Irrigation System Company Limited (Stock code: 8280). Xinjiang Tianye is based in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, PRC and is principally engaged in the provision of water-saving irrigation systems
  • Representing the issuer in the Main Board listing of Lijun International Pharmaceutical (Holding) Co., Ltd. (Stock code: 2005). Lijun is based in Shaanxi Province, PRC and is a manufacturer of pharmaceutical
  • Representing the issuer in the GEM listing of JinHeng Automotive Safety Technology Holdings Limited (Stock code: 8293). JinHeng is based in Lioaning Province, PRC and is principally engaged in the design, research and development, manufacturing and sale of automotive safety systems

 

Veronica was also involved in the following mergers and acquisitions recently:

 

  • Acting as the Hong Kong legal advisers to the offeror in the mandatory unconditional cash offer to acquire all of the issued shares of Global Mastermind Capital Limited (Stock Code: 905) in 2021
  • Acting as the Hong Kong legal advisers to the offeror in the mandatory unconditional cash offer to acquire all of the issued shares of Pak Wing Group (Holdings) Limited (currently known as Quantong Holdings Limited) (Stock Code: 8316)
  • Acting as the Hong Kong legal advisers to the offeror in the mandatory unconditional cash offer to acquire all of the issued shares of and to cancel all outstanding options of Global Mastermind Capital Limited (Stock Code: 905) in 2020
  • Acting as the Hong Kong legal advisers to The Grande Holdings Limited (currently known as Nimble Holdings Company Limited) (Stock Code: 186) in the mandatory unconditional cash offer to acquire all of the issued shares of The Grande Holdings Limited