Davis Polk & Wardwell and Zhong Lun Law Firm advised Chinese biopharmaceutical company Antengene Corporation on its $335 million IPO in Hong Kong, with Herbert Smith Freehills and Commerce & Finance Law Offices advising the joint sponsors and the underwriters.

Antengene is a clinical-stage Asia-Pacific biopharmaceutical company offering R&D capabilities and oncology therapies.

The listing is the latest by a Chinese biopharmaceutical company in Hong Kong, which has seen a flurry of such IPOs. Recent other issuers include Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, JHBP (CY) Holdings and Everest Medicines.

The Herbert Smith Freehills team was led by Matt Emsley and Stanley Xie.


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