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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


Tameka Davis
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1120


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


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

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7360


Audrey M. Robertson
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111


Jerry D. Samuel
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1116


Andrew Chen
Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1118


Matthew Brown
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1121


Nicholas Kuria
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1129


Rachael Pape
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1114


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


Christopher Smith
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1160



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

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9556
Mobile  +852 6469 3356




Angie Chu
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9549
Mobile  +852 6469 3385




Norman Hau
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9548
Mobile  +852 6469 3363


Wynne Lau
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9532
Mobile  +852 6113 6070


Paul Lim
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9551
Mobile  +852 6469 3368




Flora Wong
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9521
Mobile  +852 6469 3383



Anna Lin
Counsel

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9591
Mobile  +852 6469 3381




David Lamb
Consultant

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9511
Mobile  +852 6469 3377


Charissa Ball
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550
Mobile  +852 6469 0270




Joanna Kee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9526
Mobile  +852 6469 3387


Felicity Lee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9595
Mobile  +852 6469 3379


Ryan McConvey
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9580
Mobile  +852 6469 3369


Emily So
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9519
Mobile  +852 6469 3384


Michael Yu
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9522
Mobile  +852 6469 3903


Rowan Wu
Legal Manager

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9554
Mobile  +852 6469 3386




Janice Oh
Director

Singapore   +65 6603 0703


Preetha Pillai
Director, Head of Singapore office

Singapore   +65 6603 0707


Stacie Seetho
Counsel

Singapore   +65 6603 0706


06 Oct 2021
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$100 million 11.0% senior notes due 2024

06 Oct 2021
Conyers advises Harbour Energy plc in connection with its offering of $500 million five-year U.S. Dollar-denominated senior notes

04 Oct 2021
Conyers advises KWG Group Holdings Limited in connection with its international offering of US$158 million 7.40% senior notes due 2024

17 Sep 2021
Conyers advises GF Financial Holdings BVI Ltd. in connection with the issue of US$300 million 1.125% credit enhanced bonds due 2024

10 Sep 2021
Conyers advises KWG Group Holdings Limited in connection with its international offering of US$100 million 5.95% senior notes due 2025

09 Sep 2021
Conyers advises NWD Finance (BVI) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$150 million 5.25% Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Capital Securities

03 Sep 2021
Conyers advises Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited in connection with the acquisition of a controlling interest in Camelot Employee Scheme Inc

01 Sep 2021
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of US$400 million 4.85% Senior Notes due 2022

29 Jul 2021
Conyers advises CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited in connection with the issuance of US$300 million 4% Guaranteed Perpetual Capital Securities by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Finance (BVI) Limited

28 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Hopson Development Holdings Limited in connection with the tap offering of US$37.5 million 6.8% senior guaranteed notes due 2023 issued by Hopson Development Holdings Limited

27 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$100 million 7.0% Green Convertible Bonds due 2025

27 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$100.8 million 11.0% senior notes due 2022

26 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Road King Infrastructure Limited in connection with the issuance of US$500 million 5.125% Guaranteed Senior Notes due 2026

22 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Minmetals Land Limited in connection with the issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million 4.95% guaranteed bonds due 2026

22 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Huijing Holdings Company Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$138 million 12.50% senior notes due 2022

21 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of US$314 million 5.5% Sustainable Notes due 2025

20 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with its US$400 million 6.8% senior notes due 2024

19 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Sanxun Holdings Group Limited in connection with its HK$783.75 million IPO

16 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Global New Material International Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$955 million IPO

15 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Dexin Services Group Limited in connection with its HK$697.4 million IPO

06 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of RMB600 million 10.5% senior notes due 2023

06 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Logan Group Company Limited in connection with its issue of up to US$300 million 4.7% Senior Notes due 2026

02 Jul 2021
Conyers advises SCE Intelligent Commercial Management Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$1.85 billion IPO

30 Jun 2021
Conyers advises HUTCHMED (China) Limited in connection with its HK$4.553 billion IPO

30 Jun 2021
Conyers advises New Momentum International Limited in connection with the offering of US$880 million 8.50% guaranteed bonds due 2023

29 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Beijing Energy International Holding Co., Ltd. in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$50 million 3.8% convertible bonds due 2024

25 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with the issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million 14.50% Senior Notes due 2024

21 Jun 2021
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Group Limited in connection with its issue of US$200 million 7.95% senior notes due 2024

18 Jun 2021
Conyers advises LS Finance (2017) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$350 million 4.80% guaranteed bonds due 2026

18 Jun 2021
Conyers advises LS Finance (2022) Limited in connection with the offer to purchase for cash its US$300 million 4.25% guaranteed bonds due 2022

16 Jun 2021
Conyers advises GCL New Energy Holdings Limited on its scheme of arrangement to effect a debt restructuring

16 Jun 2021
Conyers advises on US$2 billion business combination between Perimeter Solutions and EverArc

11 Jun 2021
Conyers advises UP Fintech Holding Limited in connection with its US$159.25 million follow-on offering on Nasdaq

11 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited in connection with its offer to exchange its outstanding US$200 million 12.95% senior notes due 2022 and its US$255 million 14.25% senior notes due 2023 for new 16.0% senior notes due 2023

10 Jun 2021
Conyers advises NWD Finance (BVI) Limited in connection with the offer to purchase for cash its outstanding US$1.2 billion 5.75% Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Capital Securities

10 Jun 2021
Conyers advises DaFa Properties Group Limited in connection with the issue by the Company of up to US$100 million 9.95% senior notes due 2022

10 Jun 2021
Conyers advises NWD Finance (BVI) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$1.2 billion 4.125% Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Capital Securities

07 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Skyfame Realty (Holdings) Limited and Skyfame International Holdings Limited in connection with its US$100 million 13 % Senior Notes due 2023

07 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its tap issue of US$150 million 5.5% Senior Notes due 2026

02 Jun 2021
Conyers advises CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited in connection with the issuance of US$300 million 4.20% Guaranteed Perpetual Capital Securities by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Finance (BVI) Limited

31 May 2021
Conyers advises Central China Management Company Limited in connection with its HK$1.05 billion IPO

24 May 2021
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$5.253 billion and US$28.5 million term loan facility

24 May 2021
Conyers advises Skyfame Realty (Holdings) Limited and Skyfame International Holdings Limited in connection with its US$112 million 13 % Senior Notes due 2023

19 May 2021
Conyers advises Newegg Commerce, Inc. in connection with their merger and disposition

18 May 2021
Conyers advises China Water Affairs Group Limited in connection with its issue of USD200 million 4.85% Senior Notes due 2026

17 May 2021
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$130 million 11.0% senior notes due 2024

14 May 2021
Conyers advises KWG Group Holdings Limited in connection with its international offering of US$378 million 6% senior notes due 2026

14 May 2021
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$65 million 8.0% senior notes due 2022

07 May 2021
Conyers advises Talent Yield International Limited on its issue of US$300 million 2.000% guaranteed bonds due 2026 and US$400 million 3.125% guaranteed bonds due 2031

14 Apr 2021
Conyers advises Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$220 million 8.0% senior notes due 2022

12 Apr 2021
Conyers advises Logan Group Company Limited in connection with its issue of up to US$300 million 4.25% Senior Notes due 2025

09 Apr 2021
Conyers advises JMH Company Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$1.2 billion guaranteed bonds guaranteed by Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited

31 Mar 2021
Conyers advises MEGAIN Holding (Cayman) Co., Ltd. in connection with its HK$157.5 million IPO

30 Mar 2021
Conyers advises JBM (Healthcare) Limited in connection with its HK$53.6 million IPO

30 Mar 2021
Conyers advises New Momentum International Limited in connection with the offering of US$100 million 4.50% credit enhanced bonds due 2024

26 Mar 2021
Conyers advises Zhixin Group Holding Limited in connection with its HK$280.5 million IPO

22 Mar 2021
Conyers advises Telegram Group Inc. in relation to US$1 billion bond issuance

08 Mar 2021
Conyers Advises Fix Price On Largest Ever BVI IPO

08 Mar 2021
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$1.598 billion and US$20 million dual currency term loan facility

02 Mar 2021
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with the issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$250 million 10.875% Senior Notes due 2024

02 Mar 2021
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the tap issue of 6.5% Senior Notes due 2025 with an aggregate principal amount of US$210 million

01 Mar 2021
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Group Limited in connection with its issue of US$350 million 5.88% senior notes due 2027

19 Feb 2021
Conyers advises Pangaea Connectivity Technology Limited in connection with its HK$145 million IPO

10 Feb 2021
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with the tap issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$150 million 11.875% Senior Notes due 2023

08 Feb 2021
Conyers advises JY Grandmark Holdings Limited in connection with its exchange offer to the holders of its outstanding 7.5% senior notes due 2021 and issue of an aggregate amount of US$155 million 7.5% senior notes due 2022

04 Feb 2021
Conyers advises Hopson Development Holdings Limited in connection with the offering of US$100 million 5.8% senior guaranteed notes due 2022

03 Feb 2021
Conyers advises Sunshine 100 China Holdings Ltd in connection with the issue of aggregate principal amount of US$120 million 12.0% senior notes due 2023

26 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of US$600 million 5.95% senior notes due 2024 and US$500 million 6.5% senior notes due 2026

25 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sinic Holdings (Group) Company Limited in connection with an aggregate principal amount of US$250 million 8.50% senior notes due 2022

25 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Ronshine China Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million 7.1% senior notes due 2025

21 Jan 2021
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Group Limited in connection with its concurrent exchange offer and new issue of US$188 million 4.8% senior notes due 2021

21 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$300 million 12.5% senior notes due 2023

20 Jan 2021
Conyers advises China Huaneng Group (Hong Kong) Treasury Management Holding Limited in connection with its issue of US$500 million 1.60% guaranteed bonds due 2026 and US$500 million 2.70% guaranteed bonds due 2031

15 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million 5.95% senior notes due 2021

14 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Central China Real Estate Limited in connection with US$260 million 7.5% Senior Notes due 2025

14 Jan 2021
Conyers advises NWD (MTN) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million 3.75% guaranteed sustainability-linked notes due 2031

13 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million 6.0% senior notes due 2021

13 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Hopson Development Holdings Limited in connection with the offering of US$400 million 5.8% senior guaranteed notes due 2022 by its subsidiary Hopson Capital International Group Co Ltd.

13 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Dexin China Holdings Company Limited in connection with its tap issue of up to US$150 million 9.95% additional Senior Notes due 2022

13 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Logan Group Company Limited in connection with its issue of up to US$300 million 4.5% Senior Notes due 2028

12 Jan 2021
Conyers advises CAS Capital No. 1 Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$750 million Perpetual Subordinated Guaranteed Securities

12 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited in connection with its international offering of US$85 million principal amount of 14.25% senior notes due 2023

12 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Road King Infrastructure Limited in connection with the issuance of US$500 million 5.2% Guaranteed Senior Notes due 2026

11 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Ascend Bright Holdings Limited and guarantors in connection with the issue of US$66 million 5.80% guaranteed bonds due 2022

04 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of 6.0% Senior Notes due 2021 with an aggregate principal amount of US$120 million

31 Dec 2020
Conyers advises the Turks and Caicos Government on US$80 million loan facility

29 Dec 2020
Conyers advises China Gas Industry Investment Holdings Co. Ltd. in connection with its HK$411 million IPO

17 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Sino-Ocean Service Holding Limited in connection with its HK$1.74 billion IPO

16 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Skyfame International Holdings Limited in connection with its international offering of US$80 million aggregate principal amount of its 13% Senior Notes due 2023 guranteed by Skyfame Realty (Holdings) Limited

14 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Logan Group Company Limited in connection with its issue of up to US$300 million 4.85% Senior Notes due 2026

10 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Leading Holdings Group Limited in connection with its HK$1.42 billion IPO

09 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Jiayuan Services Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$624 million IPO

09 Dec 2020
Conyers advises NWD Finance (BVI) Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$700 million 4.80% Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Capital Securities

09 Dec 2020
Conyers advises China Huaneng Group (Hong Kong) Treasury Management Holding Limited in connection with its issue of US$500 million 2.85% guaranteed Perpetual Securities and US$500 million 3.08% guaranteed Perpetual Securities

04 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Ronshine China Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$150 million 5.25% senior notes due 2021

04 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Marwyn on the simultaneous initial public offerings of three acquisition companies on the London Stock Exchange.

03 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Dexin China Holdings Company Limited in connection with its issue of up to US$200 million 9.95% Senior Notes due 2022

02 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Evergrande Property Services Group Limited in connection with its HK$1.427 billion IPO

01 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited in connection with the issue of 7.0% Senior Notes due 2025

19 Nov 2020
Conyers advises Sunac Services Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$8 billion IPO

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