Ada Luk

Senior Associate

My practice focuses on debt financing and corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets transactions and other corporate and commercial matters. My experience includes advising on various debt financing transactions, secondary debt trading and debt restructuring transactions, mergers and acquisitions, advising Hong Kong listed companies on regulatory compliance matters, advising on initial public offerings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and other corporate and commercial transactions.

My practice focuses on:

  • Equity capital markets transactions such as listing of securities on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, placing of securities and other regulatory compliance matters, for both sponsors and listing applicants/ listed companies.
  • Debt financing transactions, including bilateral loan transactions, syndicated facilities, and placement of private and listed bonds for both lenders/investors and borrowers/issuers.
  • Secondary debt trading such as loan participation and bond transfer, and debt restructuring

I am fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Career Highlights

The majority of the work undertaken by me is confidential, but some publicly reported transactions are:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Acted for China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining Company Limited (HKEx stock code: 893) in relation to the acquisition of 81% equity interest in Mancala Holdings Limited, which holds a group of subsidiaries that operate specialist mining services in Australia and Vietnam, for the aggregate consideration of HK$63.2 million involving the issue of listed consideration shares;

Equity Capital Markets


  • Acted for CCB International Capital Limited, as sponsor’s Hong Kong legal advisor, in relation to the HK$1.28 billion initial public offering of Jiayuan International Holdings Limited (HKEx stock code: 2768) on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Jiayuan International Holdings Limited is a property developer of large-scale residential and commercial complex projects in Jiangsu Province and other parts of China;

Debt Financing

Private Placement of Bonds

  • Acted for Heroic Day Limited, a subsidiary of a State-owned bank, in relation to its subscription of senior secured guaranteed notes in the aggregate principal amount of up to US$410 million and corresponding warrants issued by Zhuguang Holdings Group Company Limited (HKEx stock code: 1176);
  • Acted for Huarong Investment Stock Corporation Limited (HKEx stock code: 2277) in relation to its subscription, via its wholly-owned subsidiary, of extendable senior secured bonds in the aggregate principal amount of up to HK$450 million issued by Intrend Ventures Limited;

Debt Restructuring

  • Acted for Munsun Capital Group Limited (now known as Bay Area Gold Group Limited) (HKEx stock code: 1194) in relation to its consent solicitation for the proposed amendment of the terms and conditions of its issued convertible bonds in the aggregate principal amount of up to approximately HK$1.03 billion.