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Clinton Morrow

Clinton Morrow

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E: clintonmorrow@charltonslaw.com

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Practice Areas

Company Commercial, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets

Education

Bachelor of International Business (B.Int.Bus) (Griffith University)
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (Hons) (Griffith University)

Admissions

Admitted as a Solicitor in Queensland Australia since 2007
Admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong since 2013

Other professional qualifications and awards

Justice of Peace in Queensland Australia since 2005
Named in Asialaw Leading Lawyers as a “Rising Star Lawyer” in Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions for 2016 and 2017

Languages

English

Details

Clinton’s practice focuses on corporate finance and commercial transactions, including public offerings and placings, structuring, mergers & acquisitions, takeovers, cross-border corporate transactions, financing and security transactions, licensing matters and regulatory compliance.

Selected recent experience include the following:

  • Advised the Dermot Group, a VPN market leader in the Greater China region with total network connectivity reaching over 700 cities in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam and Singapore, in respect of the sale of its VPN business to Nasdaq listed 21Vianet Group, Inc., the largest carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in China
  • Advised a P.R.C based hospital and pharmaceutical group in respect of a US$175m pre-IPO equity investment by a North American based pension fund
  • Advised a South-East Asia based media group regarding the sale of its Hong Kong and P.R.C print and digital operations to a Hong Kong Stock Exchange main board listed media group
  • Advised an Australian Stock Exchange listed and leading Australian miner in relation to the formation of a joint venture with a Taiwanese conglomerate with steel interests constituting a US$1.15bn investment
  • Advised a Hong Kong Stock Exchange main board listed mining group in respect of its US$505m disposal of mining assets and interests in Peru to a Peruvian-based listed mining group
  • Advised joint sponsors in respect of a potential listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited of an education group;
  • Advised on the successful voluntary conditional cash offer by Zijing Mining Group, a leading gold, copper and non-ferrous metals producer and refiner based in the P.R.C and listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges, of Norton Gold Fields, an Australian Stock Exchange listed mining group with gold interests Australia;
  • Advised a Hong Kong GEM Board listed group on the successful defence of a hostile takeover bid;
  • Advised a U.S based energy focused fund of funds group in respect of the Chapter 21 Hong Kong Stock Exchange main board listing and placing of an energy focused fund;
  • Advised an Australian Stock Exchange listed and leading Australian miner in relation to the disposal and acquisition of certain Australian mining assets from a Chinese State Owned Enterprise;
  • Advised from a Hong Kong perspective the major shareholder of an international vertically integrated diamond group seeking listing on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • Advised a U.S based energy focused investment advisor with over US$10bn under management in respect of the merger of one of their energy based funds with a PRC State Owned Enterprise listed fund company on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Advised in respect of the sale of a Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission licensed entity to a U.K based financial services group
  • Advised a Hong Kong based joint venture partner in respect of its divestment of its joint venture interest in a P.R.C lamps and lighting manufacturer to one of the world’s largest lamps and lighting manufacturers and distributors
  • Advised a Hong Kong Stock Exchange Main Board listed group in respect of the US$334m sale by its associate company of its interest in car dealerships in the U.S to an Oregon based and New York Stock Exchange listed dealership group
  • Advised a U.S and P.R.C based car dealership group in respect of the formation of a joint venture with a Tokyo listed Japanese conglomerate to focus on expanding and developing car dealership businesses in the P.R.C.
 

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