Ms LAU, Joelle

Partner-in-Charge (Hong Kong)

Jones Day

Joelle has nearly 20 years of experience including taking a lead advisory role in some of the most significant listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She had advised clients across a range of corporate finance, fund formation, private equity, and M&A (mergers and acquisitions) transactions. Joelle’s extensive experience in Hong Kong Stock Exchange listings includes advising the underwriters on the listings of Luzhou Bank Co., Ltd., YCIH Green High-Performance Concrete Company Limited, China Zheshang Bank, Precision Tsugami (China) Corporation Limited, and Hanhua Financial Holdings Limited as well as advising the issuers on the listings of Evergreen Products Group Limited and Tsaker Chemical Group Limited. Prior to joining Jones Day, she advised the international underwriters on the IPO (initial public offering) of USD 22.1 billion of the Agricultural Bank of China, which remains one of the largest IPOs to date. Furthermore, Joelle advises on ongoing compliance matters for numerous listed issuers based in China. She also assists various private funds, corporate groups, State-owned enterprises, and private companies in their day-to-day legal and compliance matters. Joelle has practiced in New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and her private equity and private M&A experience spans these three jurisdictions. She assists investment funds in their formation and downstream investment work (including private investments in public equity). Joelle also advises AGIC Capital in their fund raisings and their investments in Italy, Germany, and the US. Joelle also acts for offerors and financial advisors in public M&A transactions in Hong Kong.