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Jurisdiction: British Virgin Islands

With more than 460,000 companies, the British Virgin Islands is the world’s most popular domicile for offshore incorporation and is also an increasingly attractive jurisdiction for investment funds (especially new managers and start-up funds), and banking and finance transactions. Respected and transparent, the BVI blends a modern regulatory framework with innovative corporate legislation and is recognised globally as a cost-effective route for the secure deployment of international capital.

The ability to flexibly structure complex cross-border corporate activities – involving investors from all parts of the world – makes the BVI highly effective for joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and as holding companies for high value assets. Innovative fund vehicles for new managers and start-ups have been highly popular, especially when compliance costs present a barrier to entry elsewhere. BVI trust and wealth management structures are proving attractive for high net worth individuals, especially from Asia, to ensure effective and flexible management of corporate and family affairs.

WHY BVI?

  • Flexible Companies Act based on Delaware statute
  • Legal system based on English common law
  • Tax neutral and cost effective
  • Politically stable
  • Meets international compliance standards and is ‘white-listed’ by OECD

 

Bermuda, BVI and Cayman:
Important contributors to the global economy

Providing neutral and business-friendly platforms for companies worldwide

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CONYERS IN THE BVI

As the leading international law firm in the BVI, Conyers can offer you the expertise of a dedicated group of over 50 BVI qualified lawyers with a breadth of experience across the markets and industry sectors in which you do business. You can also benefit from the strongest litigation team in the jurisdiction and the efficiencies provided by Conyers Client Services, our affiliated corporate and trust services company. Whether you are looking to redomicile existing entities, embark on a new venture, prepare for an IPO, launch a new fund, or would like to talk about the possibilities for growth, we would be delighted to hear from you.

CORPORATE

Conyers BVI corporate practice is the market leader, particularly in offshore mergers and acquisitions and IPOs, having advised on both the largest M&A transaction and the largest IPO in the jurisdiction to date.  We regularly advise on finance matters involving either BVI borrowers or guarantors, providing timely and cost effective assistance to allow parties to close transactions as anticipated. We advise the largest BVI hedge funds as well as start-up managers, delivering the relevant advice for the nature of the fund. We were instrumental in the establishment of the regulations permitting incubator funds and approved friends and family funds.

LITIGATION & RESTRUCTURING

Our litigation team is the most experienced of any firm in the BVI. We are frequently involved in leading international litigation work and have acted on many of the reported cases both before the Commercial Court and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. Conyers’ exemplary reputation in the jurisdiction has led to a distinguished track record of advising on high profile disputes. These have included acting in the largest asset tracing litigation from and by Commonwealth of Independent States, through to the largest and most complex receiverships involving the People’s Republic of China.

PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUST

Our BVI private client and trust practice specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious work, including establishment of trust structures for tax and estate planning purposes, restructuring trusts with or without court assistance, and advising on trustee powers and duties, cross-border succession, and testate and intestate issues for BVI situated assets.

CONYERS CLIENT SERVICES

Conyers Dill & Pearman is affiliated with a global network of licensed trust companies under the umbrella of Conyers Client Services, which provides corporate administration services and specialised company management services, as well as a broad range of trust administration services.

FOR MORE ABOUT OUR BVI OFFICE CLICK HERE.

Robert J.D. Briant
Partner, Head of BVI Corporate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1100


Richard G. Evans
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115


Mark J. Forte
Partner, Head of BVI Litigation & Restructuring and Office

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1113


Anton Goldstein
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119


Jerry D. Samuel
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1116


Tameka Davis
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1120


Nicholas Kuria
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1129


Robert Lindley
Partner, Head of Cayman & BVI Private Client & Trust

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7360


Audrey M. Robertson
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111


Matthew Brown
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1121


Andrew Chen
Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1118


Isabel Dwan
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1107



Marcus Hallan
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1110


Jevgenija (Jane) Fedotova
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1140


Alecia Johns
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1117


Allana-J Joseph
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1125


Rachael Pape
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1114


Christopher W.H. Bickley
Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9556
Mobile  +852 6469 3356







Norman Hau
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9548
Mobile  +852 6469 3363


David Lamb
Consultant

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9511
Mobile  +852 6469 3377


Paul Lim
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9551
Mobile  +852 6469 3368




Flora Wong
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9521
Mobile  +852 6469 3383



Wynne Lau
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9532
Mobile  +852 6113 6070





Emily So
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9519
Mobile  +852 6469 3384


Rowan Wu
Legal Manager

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9554
Mobile  +852 6469 3386


Charissa Ball
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550
Mobile  +852 6469 0270


Angie Chu
Counsel

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9549
Mobile  +852 6469 3385



Joanna Kee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9526
Mobile  +852 6469 3387


Hollia Lam
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9402
Mobile  +852 6469 3376


Felicity Lee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9595
Mobile  +852 6469 3379


Anna Lin
Counsel

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9591
Mobile  +852 6469 3381


Ryan McConvey
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9580
Mobile  +852 6469 3369



Preetha Pillai
Director, Head of Singapore office

Singapore   +65 6603 0707


Janice Oh
Director

Singapore   +65 6603 0703


Vanessa Ng
Associate

Singapore   +65 6603 0705


Stacie Seetho
Lawyer

Singapore   +65 6603 0706


15 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Templewater Bravo Holdings Limited led consortium on HK$3.2 billion (US$410.2 million) acquisition of NWS Transport Services Limited

13 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of US$300 million 6.05% Senior Notes due 2025

08 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$200 million 12.5% senior notes due 2023

02 Oct 2020
Conyers advisers Yalla Group Limited in connection with its US$149 million IPO on NYSE

24 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Concord New Energy Group Limited in connection with the exchange offer by the Company

24 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Concord New Energy Group Limited in connection with the issue of senior notes

24 Sep 2020
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Group Limited in connection with its issue of US$350 million 6.20% senior notes due 2026

17 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Logan Group Company Limited in connection with its issue of up to US$100 million 4.25% Senior Notes due 2024

11 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Macau E&M Holding Limited in connection with its HK$125 million IPO

11 Sep 2020
Conyers advises FPC Resources Limited in connection with its issue of US$350 million 4.375% guaranteed bonds due 2027

10 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Nan Fung Treasury (III) Limited in connection with its issue of US$500 million 5.00% guaranteed senior perpetual capital securities

08 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Modern Land (China) Co., Limited in connection with a tap issue of US$50 million 11.95% Green Senior Notes due 2024 and US$50 million 11.5% Green Senior Notes due 2022

04 Sep 2020
Conyers advises Road King Infrastructure Limited in connection with the exchange and tender offer to the holders of the outstanding US$400 million 7.75% Guaranteed Senior Notes due 2021 and the issuance of US$415 million 6.0% Guaranteed Senior Notes due 2025

03 Sep 2020
Conyers advises CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited in connection with the update of the US$2 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme of Cheung Kong Infrastructure Finance (BVI) Limited

27 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Nan Fung Treasury Limited in connection with its issue of US$500 million 3.625% guaranteed notes due 2030

21 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Despegar on US$200m of preferred share financings and Koin acquisition

20 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million 8.50% senior notes due 2021

17 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of US$500 million 6.65% senior notes due 2024

13 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Central China Real Estate Limited in connection with its issue of 7.25% Senior Notes due 2024 with an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million

10 Aug 2020
Conyers advises KWG Group Holdings Limited in connection with its international offering of US$200 million 5.95% senior notes due 2025

06 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Huijing Holdings Company Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$110 million 12.50% Senior Notes due 2021

06 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$220 million 11.0% senior notes due 2022

05 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Ronshine China Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million 6.75% senior notes due 2024

28 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with the issue of US$350 million 9.25% Senior Notes due 2023

27 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited in connection with its offer to purchase for cash its outstanding US$296 million 7.00% senior notes due 2021

24 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited in connection with its international offering of US$170 million principal amount of 14.25% senior notes due 2023

24 Jul 2020
Conyers advises P&R International Treasury Limited in connection with the establishment of its US$300 million medium term note and perpetual securities programme

23 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Hygieia Group Limited in connection with its HK$125 million IPO

21 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$30 million 11.75% senior notes due 2021

17 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Superland Group Holdings Limited on its HK$126 million listing of shares

15 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Sino-Entertainment Technology Holdings Limited in connection with HK$187 million global offering and IPO on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

15 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Dashan Education Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$250 million IPO

14 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Smoore International Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$7.12 billion IPO

09 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$600 million 6.5% senior notes due 2023

09 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of US$500 million 5.75% Senior Notes due 2025

02 Jul 2020
Conyers advises Ronshine China Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$160 million 7.35% senior notes due 2023

30 Jun 2020
Conyers advises NWD Finance (BVI) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$200 million 5.25% Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Capital Securities

30 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Brilliant Acquisition Corporation Limited in connection with its US$46 million IPO on Nasdaq Capital Market

24 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$120 million 11.75% senior notes due 2021

24 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$3.242 billion term loan facility

22 Jun 2020
Conyers advises NWD Finance (BVI) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$650 million 5.25% Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Capital Securities

18 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Sinic Holdings (Group) Company Limited in connection with its aggregate principal amount of US$210 million 10.5% senior notes due 2022

15 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Ronshine China Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$250 million 7.35% senior notes due 2023

15 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Central China Real Estate Limited in connection with the issue of US$400 million 7.65% senior notes due 2023

01 Jun 2020
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with the issue of US$300 million 11.875% senior notes due 2023

28 May 2020
Privatisation of On-Bright Electronics Incorporated by way of merger

27 May 2020
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its offer to purchase for cash its outstanding US$310.4 million 11.0% senior notes due 2020

27 May 2020
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$150 million 13.0% senior notes due 2023

26 May 2020
Conyers advises NWD (MTN) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$600 million 4.5% guaranteed notes due 2030

22 May 2020
Conyers advises Kintor Pharmaceutical Limited in connection with its HK$1 billion IPO

15 May 2020
Conyers advises J.P. Morgan in relation to US$500 million senior note issuance by Del Monte Foods, Inc.

13 May 2020
Conyers advises Sinopec Group Overseas Development (2018) Limited in connection with Notes Offering

12 May 2020
Conyers advises Huazhu Group Limited in connection with its issue of the aggregate principal amount of US$500 million 3.00% convertible senior notes due 2026

07 May 2020
Conyers advises Raffles Interior Limited in connection with its HK$125 million IPO

07 May 2020
Conyers advises Jiayao Global Investments Limited and guarantors in connection the issue of US$203 million 6.875% guaranteed bonds due 2021

15 Apr 2020
Conyers advises MOG Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$150 million IPO

30 Mar 2020
Conyers advises AquaVenture on its US$1.1 billion acquisition by Culligan

30 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners on US$500 million acquisition of Seven Seas Water

27 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Yida China Holdings Limited in connection with its Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation relating to the outstanding 6.95% senior notes due 2020

18 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Kidztech Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$129 million IPO

17 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Sang Hing Holdings (International) Limited in connection with its HK$157 million IPO

12 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Wei Yuan Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$159.6 million IPO

11 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Sinic Holdings (Group) Company Limited in connection with its aggregate principal amount of US$280 million 11.75% senior notes due 2021

11 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Modern Land (China) Co., Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$150 million 11.95% Senior Notes due 2022

10 Mar 2020
Conyers advises JY Grandmark Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$150 million 7.5% senior notes due 2021

09 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Xingye Wulian Service Group Co. Ltd. in connection with its HK$200 million IPO

05 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Road King Infrastructure Limited in connection with the issuance of US$300 million 5.9% Guaranteed Senior Notes by its BVI SPV, RKPF Overseas 2019 (A) Limited

04 Mar 2020
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Group Limited in connection with its issue of US$460 million 6.35% senior notes due 2024

27 Feb 2020
Conyers advises China Resources Microelectronics Limited on its pioneering red-chip listing on the Sci-Tech Innovation Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, or SSE STAR Market

27 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation in connection with its issuance of US$600 million 2.693% bonds due 2025

27 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited in connection with the issue of US$600 million 5.95% guaranteed bonds due 2023 by its BVI subsidiary

26 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Modern Land (China) Co., Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$200 million 11.8% Senior Notes due 2022

24 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$67.5 million 13.75% senior notes due 2022

21 Feb 2020
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Group Limited in connection with its issue of US$188 million 4.8% senior notes due 2021

20 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Shanghai Gench Education Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$605 million IPO

19 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Hopson Development Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$500 million 6.0% senior guaranteed notes due 2021

12 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Central China Real Estate Limited in connection with its issue of 6.875% Senior Notes due 2021 with an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million

10 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Associated Partners on US$860 million acquisition of AP Wireless by Landscape Acquisition Holdings Limited

06 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$60 million 13.75% senior notes due 2023

27 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited in connection with its international offering of US$200 million principal amount of 12.95% senior notes due 2022

23 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Dexin China Holdings Company Limited in connection with its issue of US$200 million 11.875% senior notes due 2022

22 Jan 2020
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$1 billion and US$95 million term loan facility

21 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$30 million 13.75% senior notes due 2023

17 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Wah Wo Holdings Group Limited in connection with its HK$125 million IPO

17 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Lvji Technology Holdings Inc. in connection with its HK$747 million IPO

16 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Central China Real Estate Limited in connection with its issue of 7.25% Senior Notes due 2024 with an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million

14 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Luckin Coffee Inc. in connection with its US$434.7 million follow-on offering of 10,350,000 American Depositary Shares on the NASDAQ Global Select Market

14 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Luckin Coffee Inc. in connection with its issue of the aggregate principal amount of US$460 million 0.75% convertible senior notes due 2025

14 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Logan Property Holdings Company Limited in connection with its issue of US$300 million 5.75% senior notes due 2025

13 Jan 2020
Conyers advises KWG Group Holdings Limited in connection with its international offering of US$300 million 7.40% senior notes due 2027

13 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Forward Fashion (International) Holdings Company Limited in connection with its HK$200 million IPO

10 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of 6.5% Senior Notes due 2025

09 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with its issue of US$450 million 10.875% Senior Notes due 2023

01 Jan 2020
Conyers advised Values Cultural Investment Limited in connection with its HKD125 million IPO

01 Jan 2020
Conyers advised Huijing Holdings Company Limited in connection with its HK$1.5 billion IPO

24 Dec 2019
Conyers advises AquaVenture on US$1.1 billion acquisition by Culligan

18 Dec 2019
Conyers advises Tailam Tech Construction Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$110 million IPO

13 Dec 2019
Conyers advises Suoxinda Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$150 million IPO

12 Dec 2019
Conyers advises Alphamab Oncology in connection with its US$230 million IPO

10 Dec 2019
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$250 million 11.5% senior notes due 2020

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