Overview

Billy Au is a partner of Mayer Brown. Billy has extensive experience in global offerings, inbound and outbound M&As and other corporate finance exercises of Chinese state-owned and privately-owned enterprises. In the course of his legal practice, he has demonstrated his ability to communicate and interact with the senior management teams of state-owned enterprises and private-owned enterprises of China to serve their commercial goals by way of legal means. Billy is a China Appointed Attesting Officer (appointed by the Ministry of Justice of PRC) and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Experience

  • Advised IVD Medical Holding Limited on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Jiayuan International Group Limited on its US$350 million 8.125 percent Senior Notes due 2019.
  • Advised AK Medical Holdings Limited on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Jiayuan International Group Limited on two private placements of 8.50 percent senior secured bonds.
  • Advised Jiayuan International Group Limited on its HK$1.18 billion placement of existing shares and subscription for new shares.
  • Advised Risecomm Group Holdings Limited on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Jiayuan International Group Limited on the issuance of US dollar denominated senior secured notes.
  • Advised Jiayuan International Group Limited on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Ten Pao Group Holdings Limited on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised China Overseas Land & Investment Limited and China Overseas Property Holdings Limited ("COPL") on the spin-off and separate listing of COPL by way of introduction on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Sky Light Holdings Limited, a leading digital imaging device and solution provider for the action camera industry, on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Cinda International Capital Limited on the global offering and listing of Time2U International Holding Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised BOCI Asia Limited on the global offering and listing of Asiaray Media Group Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised China Everbright Capital Limited on the listing of C Cheng Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Goldpac Group Limited, a leading supplier of payment cards in China, on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised China Hongqiao Group Limited, a leading aluminium products manufacturer in China, on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank, the first overseas listing of a rural commercial bank of China, on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised UBS AG, Everbright Capital, Cinda Capital, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and Macquarie on the global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of China Datang Renewable Power, the second largest windpower generation corporation in China.
  • Advised UBS AG and BOCI on the global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of China National Materials, the largest cement equipment and engineering services provider in China.
  • Advised China Construction Bank, one of the four largest state-owned banks in China, on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised China Ping An Insurance, the second largest insurance company in China, on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised China Merchants Bank on its A and H Rights Issue on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised TCL Multimedia Technology, a global television manufacturer and distributor based in China, on its placement of new shares.
  • Advised Pramerica Real Estate Investors (Asia), the real estate investment management business in Asia of Prudential Financial Inc. of the United States, on its formation of a joint venture with Minmetals Land in relation to a real estate project in Nanjing, China.
  • Advised Youngor Group Company Limited, a leading textiles and clothing enterprise based in China and whose shares are listed and traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, on its acquisition of Smart Shirt business from Kellwood Company, a New York listed company.

Education

King's College London, LLM

The University of Hong Kong, PCLL

The University of Hong Kong, LLB

Admissions

  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong

Memberships

  • China Appointed Attesting Officer (appointed by the Ministry of Justice of PRC)