Alexander Que
Alexander Que

Alexander Que

Partner

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9770

Alexander Que

Partner

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9770


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Alex is a partner in our corporate finance practice group. He advises on public and private M&A transactions, which include takeovers, privatisations, cross-border and strategic investment transactions. He also advises investment banks and issuers on various equity capital market transactions including initial public offerings, spin-off listings, open offers, rights issues and placings. His clients include Hong Kong listed / blue-chip companies, PRC state-owned enterprises, international and local corporations and conglomerates and private equity funds. 

Alex also advises on securities law matters particularly with extensive experience in advising Hong Kong and international corporations, hedge funds and private equity funds on disclosure of interests in securities of Hong Kong listed companies.

Alex regularly provides training to board of directors of Hong Kong listed companies on listing rules, securities laws and compliance matters.

Alex is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Advising Mitsubishi Corporation in relation to its JPY300 million cornerstone investment in the Main Board IPO of Nissin Foods Company Limited

Advising LVGEM (China) Real Estate Investment Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) in relation to the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary from a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited of the entire interest of a company which owns a property under development as a single office tower in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong at a consideration of HK$9 billion (subject to adjustment)

Advising 500.com Limited (NYSE stock code: WBAI) on its acquisition of a controlling stake in MelcoLot Limited (a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) at a consideration of approximately HK$322 million, and the conditional mandatory cash offer to acquire the remaining shares and to cancel the outstanding share options of MelcoLot Limited at a maximum value of approximately HK$500 million 

Advising Min Xin Holdings Limited on its rights issue of shares to raise approximately HK$827 million

Advising (a) the selling shareholders in relation to the disposal of their shares in On Time Logistics Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) at a total consideration of approximately HK$1.041 billion, and (b) On Time Logistics Holdings Limited in relation to the possible unconditional mandatory cash offers to acquire the remaining shares and to cancel the outstanding share options of On Time Logistics Holdings Limited at a maximum aggregate value of approximately HK$482 million

Advisinga company wholly-owned by Mr. Pan Sutong (being the controlling shareholder, chairman and chief executive officer of Goldin Properties Holdings Limited) in relation to its proposed privatisation of Goldin Properties Holdings Limited by way of voluntary conditional general offers to acquire all issued shares and to cancel all outstanding options of Goldin Properties Holdings Limited.  The aggregate value of the offers amounted to approximately HK$11,866.5 million

Advising Right Select International Limited (being an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., which is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) on its subscription of new shares of Huarong Investment Stock Corporation Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) for a total consideration of HK$232 million and the possible unconditional mandatory cash offer to acquire all the issued shares of Huarong Investment Stock Corporation Limited  at a total consideration of approximately HK$903.8 million

Advising Tianjin Cali Industrial Company Limited on its disposal to Lisi Group (Holdings) Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) of all issued shares in the share capital of Mega Convention Group Limited at a consideration of RMB916 million

Advising Zhongzhi Capital Group on its conditional subscription of new shares and acquisition of existing shares of Asian Capital Holdings Limited (a company listed on the GEM) through its wholly-owned subsidiaries for a total consideration of approximately HK$737 million, and the subsequent possible unconditional mandatory cash offer for all the remaining shares of Asian Capital Holdings Limited at a maximum value of approximately HK$190 million

Advising Pegasus International Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board) and its controlling shareholder on the possible disposal by the controlling shareholder of a majority stake in Pegasus International Holdings Limited, the completion of which would trigger a mandatory offer by the potential purchaser for the shares of Pegasus International Holdings Limited

Advising Beijing Jianguang Asset Management Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of JIC Capital Management Ltd. (a Chinese state-owned investment company), on its acquisition of power amplifier business from NXP Semiconductors N.V.(NASDAQ: NXPI) at a consideration of US$1.8 billion (awarded China Business Law Journal Deals of the Year 2015)

Advising China LVGEM Property Holdings Limited in its takeover of New Heritage Holdings Ltd., a company listed on the HKSE, at a maximum total consideration of approximately HK$1.5 billion

Advising SkyOcean Investment Holdings Limited on its takeover of SkyOcean International Holdings Limited (formerly known as Allied Overseas Limited), a company listed on the HKSE, at a maximum total consideration of approximately HK$2 billion 

Advising Parko (Hong Kong) Limited (indirectly controlled by Hebei Supply and Marketing Cooperative, an administrative body of the People’s Government of Hebei Province of the PRC), on its takeover and subscription of convertible bonds of National Agricultural Holdings Limited (formerly known as Qianlong Technology International Holdings Limited), a company listed on the HKSE, at a maximum total consideration of approximately HK$547 million

Advising Cosway Corporation Limited, a company previously listed on the HKSE, on the general offer and privatisation by Berjaya Corporation Berhad at a maximum consideration of approximately HK$3.5 billion

Advising Heineken-APB on the divestment of its shareholding in Kingway Brewery

Advising Harmony China Real Estate Fund, L.P. on its disposal to China Overseas (Zhong Guo) Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd., a company listed on the HKSE) of certain property interests in companies owning property projects in Xi’an, Qingdao and Shenyang, PRC at a consideration of US$362.7 million 

Advising TTM Technologies, Inc. (listed on NASDAQ)in its acquisition of the PCB business of and merger with Meadville Holdings Limited 

Advising Wing Lung Bank in its takeover by China Merchants Bank

Membership/Appointments

Member, Company Law Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong (From 31 October 2018)

Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong

Member, The Law Society of England and Wales

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Hong Kong

PCLL (Distinction), University of Hong Kong 

Accolades

Chambers & Partners - sources praise Alexander Que  “has almost two decades of experience in corporate work. He has in-depth knowledge of the rules and regulations in relation to M&A practices, and besides advising on the legal perspectives, he is able to resolve complicated issues with a practical approach." His work includes advising Tianjin Cali on its CNY916 million disposal to Lisi Group of all issued shares in Mega Convention Group. (2018 edition)

Asialaw Profiles – Corporate / M&A - Leading Lawyer (2013 - 2019 editions)

Asialaw Profiles – Capital Markets - Leading Lawyer (2016, 2017 and 2018 editions)

Asialaw Profiles – Deacons Corporate / M&A ranked as Outstanding (2016 edition)

Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Corporate (including M&A) - Highly Recommended Individual/Recommended Individual (2012, 2013 and 2014 editions)  

IFLR1000-  Mergers and Acquisitions - Leading Lawyer (2011 edition)

Chambers Asia-Pacific- Corporate/M&A – Band 1 Lawyer (2018 and 2019 editions), Leading Lawyer (2014 - 2019 editions)

Publications

co-author, the Practitioner’s Guide to the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers & Share Repurchases, ISI Publications (2009)

author, M&A Squeeze-out Guide for Hong Kong, International Bar Association (2010 and 2014) 

co-author, Negotiated M&A Guide for Hong Kong, International Bar Association  (2010 and 2014)

co-author, the Practitioner’s Guide to the Listing Rules of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, ISI Publications (2011)

co-author, Shareholders' Rights: Jurisdictional Comparisons, The European Lawyer (2011)

author, Treasury Shares Guide for Hong Kong, International Bar Association (2012 and 2014)

co-author, IPOs in Hong Kong, Business Law Today, American Bar Association (2013)

co-author, Asia Pacific Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions, Coventus Law (2013)

contributor,  New York Stock Exchange: Corporate Governance Guide (2014)

co-author, Public Mergers and Acquisitions Global Guide: Hong Kong Q&A, Practical Law Global (2016 edition)

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