Fangda advises on WuXi AppTec’s H-share placement

Fangda advised WuXi AppTec on its placement of 68.2 million H-shares at a price of HK$108 each. The placement, which concluded on July 29, 2020, raised HK$7.4 billion. The agents included Morgan Stanley, Huatai Securities, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan.

WuXi AppTec is a global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical devices company, providing comprehensive laboratory research and R&D services from drug discovery through development to market delivery.

Fangda’s mainland China and Hong Kong teams worked together to advise WuXi AppTec, a longstanding client. The mainland China team was led by Xueyan Jiang, and team members included Yvonne Gan, Yanhui Hu, Janice Jia, and Ellyn Ai. The Hong Kong team was led by Colin Law and Arman Lie, and team members included Brian Kwok, Ting Him Chan, Karen Chan, and George Chen.