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7 December 2011, Hong Kong – Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that it advised on a HK$3.3 billion loan facility to Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Company Ltd ("CTF HK").

The firm advised HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan on the loan facility provided to CTF HK for the purpose of financing the pre-IPO dividend payment to its controlling shareholder, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited.

The parent company of CTF HK, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Company Limited, is expected to float on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in mid-December 2011 and aims to raise around HK$22 billion (US$2.8 billion), making it the biggest share listing in Hong Kong this year.

The Mayer Brown team was led by finance partner Francis Chen.