Lillian Lian
  1. Associate

Ms. Lian is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, resident in Hong Kong. Her practice areas include capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and financing. She is dual-qualified in Hong Kong and the PRC.

Work Highlights

Capital Markets
  • Haitong UniTrust International Leasing's $297.7 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering 
  • Meituan Dianping's $4.22 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Ping An Healthcare and Technology's $1.12 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering

  • CSC Financial’s $915 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering

  • Orient Securities Company’s $876 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering

  • China Development Bank Financial Leasing's $776 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering 

  • CAR Inc.'s $468 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering

  • BAIOO Family Interactive's $196 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering

  • China Galaxy Securities' $1.1 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • China Pacific Insurance's $3.1 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering*

  • The underwriters on the $1.7 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering of Fosun International*

  • Chinalco Mining Corporation International's $438 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering*

  • China Investment Corporation's HK$3.12 billion block trade of shares

  • China Oilfield Services' $759 million placement of H shares

  • China National Building Material Company's HK$3.8 billion secondary placing of shares*

  • China Power New Energy Development Company's HK$2.1 billion placement of new shares to China Three Gorges Corporation*
M&A
  • CNOOC’s $17.1 billion acquisition of Nexen Inc.
  • CAR Inc. on the $125 million subscription of Series A preferred shares in UCAR Technology Inc.
  • Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV‘s sale of its color TV business in China to TPV Technology under a share sale and purchase agreement*
  • China Power International Development’s $650 million acquisition of Wu Ling Power*
  • One of the largest gypsum board producers in the PRC on its proposed RMB1.2 billion acquisition of 40% of the equity interest in a cement company in China*
Financing
  • CAR Inc.'s $300 million and $500 million notes offerings
  • COFCO Land's $800 million senior notes offering and listing on the HKEx
  • China Power New Energy Development Company's RMB800 million private placement of RMB-denominated guaranteed bonds to the trustees of China Life Insurance (Overseas) Company*
  • China Power New Energy Development Company's RMB 500 million RMB-denominated guaranteed bonds offering*
  • The financial adviser on the HK$800 million syndicated term loan facility to China Resources Gas Group*
compliance
  • Several companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on the post-listing compliance and corporate matters

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* Selected representations before joining Davis Polk

 

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2012
  • Slaughter and May, 2008-2012
  • Lord Chancellor’s Training Scheme for Young Chinese Lawyers, 2004-2005
  • Fujian Howsen, PRC Law Firm, 2001-2003

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • Hong Kong

Education

  • B.A., International Economic Law, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, 1999
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong, 2008

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • English