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Global leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China’s Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (HK: 1171, SSE: 600188, NYSE: YZC) on a series of asset acquisitions from its parent company, Yankuang Group.

The company has acquired 49.315%, 100%, 100%, 100%, 100% and 99% equity interests in Shaanxi Future Energy, Fine Chemical, Lunan Chemical, Chemical Equipment, Trading Company and Jisan Electricity, respectively, as well as assets of the Information Center held by Yankuang Group, for a total of approximately US$2.8 billion (RMB18.355 billion).

Founded in 1997, Yanzhou Coal is the only coal mining stock listed on the Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York stock exchanges.

“We are pleased to have advised Yanzhou Coal on the completion of this complex deal,” said Tom Chau, Head of the firm’s Beijing office. “We congratulate the client on this transaction, and look forward to its continued success.”

“Our longstanding relationship and better understanding of clients have enabled a bespoke and timely service delivery, especially in the current market where uncertainties abound,” added Tom. “We treasure the trust clients built in us, and look forward to navigating them through future challenges.”

Tom led the team, supported by Hong Kong senior associate Sherry Lai, associate Jasper Wang and paralegal Iris Zhu in Beijing.

全球领先的律师事务所史密夫斐尔为中国煤矿企业兖州煤业股份有限公司 (HK: 1171, SSE: 600188, NYSE: YZC)从母公司兖矿集团收购资产提供法律服务。





合伙人邹兆麟领导此次团队,香港办公室黎翠芬(Senior Associate)、北京办公室王建平(Associate)以及朱梓萱(Paralegal)提供协助。

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