Cecilia Li

Partner 合伙人 Hong Kong
Cecilia Li

Overview

Cecilia Li is a partner based in Ogier's Hong Kong office. She has a broad corporate finance practice with particular expertise in using BVI and Cayman companies in capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, corporate reorganisations and joint ventures. She also has extensive experience in banking and syndicated loan transactions, mortgage backed securities transactions and debt restructurings.
  • Background & experience

    Cecilia Li is a corporate partner in Ogier's Hong Kong office. She advises on a broad range of corporate and corporate finance transactional matters, including equity and debt offerings, initial public offerings on stock exchanges globally (including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the United States of America), mergers and acquisitions, take-private transactions, banking and syndicated loan transactions, mortgage backed securities transactions and complex corporate and debt restructuring. She is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team and has extensive experience in advising downstream corporate transactions – acquisitions, investments and exits.

    As a native Mandarin speaker (also fluent in English and Cantonese), Cecilia regularly advises both international and Chinese clients across a broad range of corporate, fundraising and financing transactions. She is highly valued for her combination of legal expertise and superior language proficiency. Cecilia's clients include major Chinese state-owned enterprises, listed and private companies, major investment banks, financial institutions and private equity houses.

    Cecilia started her career with Norton Rose Fulbright in London before moving back to Hong Kong.

    Representative transactions:

    • Hangzhou Tigermed as Cayman counsel in connection with its US$1.38 billion H shares listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
    • Huali Group as Cayman and BVI counsel in connection with its CN¥360 million IPO on the Growth Enterprise Market of Shenzhen Stock Exchange
    • Baofeng Energy as Cayman and BVI counsel in connection with its CN¥815 million IPO on the Shanghai Stock Exchange
    • CSMall Group as Cayman counsel in connection with its HK$462 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
    • China Communications Construction Company Limited as BVI counsel on its US$1.5 billion perpetual securities offering
    • China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation as BVI counsel on its US$800 million keepwell structure notes offering and subsequent US$700 million tap issue of notes
    • China Travel Service as BVI counsel on its US$900 million guaranteed notes offering
    • Wharf Real Estate Investment as Cayman and BVI counsel in connection with its US$3billion medium term note programme and subsequent notes issues
    • Sichuan Transportation Investment Group as BVI counsel on its USD350 million guaranteed notes offering and consent solicitation following its merger with Sichuan Railway Investment Group
    • Shuifa Group as BVI counsel on its guaranteed notes offerings since 2019 and its first green bond issue
    • Newater Technology as BVI counsel to its independent committee in connection with its pending privatization  
    • Ossen Innovation as BVI counsel to its independent committee in connections with its pending privatization
    • Ping An Capital on a number of private equity investments
    • Ping An Trust on a number of private equity investments and exits
    • A PRC state-owned fund investing in BYTON
    • Sumscope as Cayman counsel on its series financings

    Admitted in:
    2013 – England and Wales (non-practising)

    Cecilia is a Registered Foreign Lawyer regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

    Education:

    • LLB, University of Warwick
    • MSc in Sociology, University of Oxford
    • LPC, BPP University

    Languages:

    • Mandarin (native)
    • English
    • Cantonese

     

    执业领域

    • BVI和开曼公司法
    • 银行及金融
    • 公司法事务
    • 债券资本市场
    • 企业上市
    • 股权融资
    • 兼并收购
    • 私募股权基金及风险投资
    • 企业及债务重组
    • 重组安排计划
    • 资产证券化及结构性融资
    • 绿色金融

    背景及执业经验

    李嵚盈(Cecilia Li )是奥杰香港办公室的合伙人,专注于企业融资业务。李律师的执业领域涵盖企业融资及公司法的各个方面,尤其专注于债券资本市场、在全球各地区的证券交易所的首次公开发行(包括中国内地、香港、台湾地区及美国等)、企业并购、私有化、银行及银团贷款、抵押担保证券交易、以及企业及债务重组等。李律师也是奥杰私募股权团队的成员,为私募基金的并购、投资及退出等项目提供法律服务。

    李律师的多语言优势(母语为普通话、精通英语和粤语),结合其扎实的法律专业知识及丰富的执业经验,使得她能够在复杂的跨境交易上为客户提供精准且及时的法律服务。李律师的客户包括国际及中国内地公司企业(大型国有企业、上市公司及私人公司)、投资银行、金融机构、私募基金等。

    李律师于诺顿罗氏的伦敦总部开启执业,其后加入年利达香港办公室的资本市场团队执业多年。

    代表性执业经验

    • 就杭州泰格医药科技股份有限公司在香港交易所的13.8亿美金H股上市项目提供开曼法律意
    • 就中山华利实业集团股份有限公司在深圳交易所创业板的3.6亿人民币上市项目提供开曼和BVI法律意见
    • 就宁夏宝丰能源集团股份有限公司在上海交易所的8.15亿人民币上市项目提供开曼和BVI法律意见
    • 就金猫银猫集团在香港交易所的4.62亿港币上市项目提供开曼法律意见
    • 就中国交通建设股份有限公司的15亿美元永续债券发行项目提供BVI法律意见
    • 就中国再保险(集团)股份有限公司的8亿美元维好协议结构的债券发行及之后的7亿美元的债券增发提供BVI法律意见
    • 就香港中旅(集团)有限公司的9亿美元有担保债券发行项目提供BVI法律意见
    • 就九龙仓置业地产投资有限公司的30亿美元中期票据计划及后续的票据发行提供BVI及开曼法律意见
    • 就四川交通投资集团与四川铁路投资集团合并后的3.5亿美元有担保债券发行和同意征询事宜提供BVI法律服务
    • 就水发集团自2019年以来的有担保债券发行以及首次绿色债券发行提供BVI法律服务
    • 作为BVI法律顾问为Newater Technology即将进行的私有化向其独立委员会提供法律服务
    • 作为BVI法律顾问为Ossen Innovation即将进行的私有化向其独立委员会提供法律服务
    • 就平安资本参与的多项私募股权投资项目提供BVI及开曼法律服务
    • 就平安信托在多项私募股权项目的投资和退出提供BVI及开曼法律服务
    • 就投资拜腾为一家国资背景的基金提供开曼法律服务
    • 作为森浦科技的开曼法律顾问就其进行的一系列股权融资提供开曼法律服务

    专业资格

    2013 – 英格兰及威尔士,事务律师(非执业中)

    李嵚盈(Cecilia Li)是受香港律师协会规管的注册外国律师。

    教育背景

    • 华威大学,法学学士,2008
    • 牛津大学,社会学硕士,2009
    • 伦敦BPP大学,法律专业证书(LPC),2010

    语言

    • 普通话(母语)
    • 英语
    • 粤语
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