Grace Kung
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Grace Kung

Associate (Hong Kong Qualified Lawyer) | ONTIER UK · London

Grace is a Corporate Associate, qualified in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Ontier, Grace completed her training contract at MinterEllison LLP, where she acted for private and listed companies as well as individual clients on a wide range of corporate, commercial and finance matters, including M&A transactions, private equity, venture capital, capital markets, debt financing and regulatory compliance.
Representative Experience

Corporate

  • Acted for a high net-worth individual in the sale of his minority interest in a PRC property developer via two back-to-back transactions
  • Acted for a Hong Kong-listed precision equipment manufacturer in its acquisition of a PRC manufacturer of office components at RMB60 million
  • Advised a US private equity firm on its strategic investment in an Australian activewear and swimwear supplier

Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Acted for a Hong Kong-listed property developer in a US$600 million equity investment in a PRC online education and smart city services provider
  • Acted for a Hong Kong technology start-up in various stages of funding
  • Acted for a PRC EdTech start-up in obtaining funding from a group of Japanese investors

Capital Markets

  • Advised a PRC state-owned rail transit equipment manufacturer on its RMB7.55 billion listing of shares on the Science and Technology Innovation Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Advised the sole sponsor in relation to the IPO and Hong Kong Stock Exchange Main Board listing of a Macau engineering services works contractor

Banking and Finance

  • Acted for a Hong Kong-listed property developer in its issue of US$200 million senior notes listed on the Singapore Exchange
  • Acted for a PRC investment company in its provision of privatisation loan in the amount of US$50 million to a then Hong Kong-listed company
  • Acted for a PRC bank in its provision of project finance in the amount of US$100 million
Qualifications
  • University of Hong Kong, BBA (Law) (1st Hons) – 2018
  • University of Hong Kong, LLB (2:1 Hons) – 2018
  • University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws – 2019
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, LLM (Corporate & Securities Law) (Distinction) – 2022
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong – 2022
Languages
  • Cantonese – native
  • English – professional proficiency
  • Mandarin – professional proficiency
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