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Jurisdiction: Cayman Islands

One of the world’s most successful offshore jurisdictions, the Cayman Islands leads the market in a number of financial sectors. It holds a dominant position in investment funds, with around 80% of the world’s offshore hedge funds registered in the jurisdiction, and its efficient and business-friendly reputation makes it an attractive base for cross-border financing structures, M&A and capital markets transactions. Cayman is also a centre of excellence for international insurance and the leading domicile for healthcare captives.

The sixth largest banking centre in the world, over 140 international banks hold assets totalling more than US$950 billion in the Cayman Islands, which is also recognised as a premier centre for trust administration and corporate services.

WHY CAYMAN?

  • Political and economic stability
  • Legal system based on English common law
  • Regulatory regime that provides for efficiency and flexibility
  • Tax-neutral
  • Well-established and experienced financial and legal services sector
  • Compliant with FATCA and an OECD ‘white-listed’ jurisdiction

 

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 CAYMAN ISLANDS

When seeking expert legal advice on Cayman Islands law, you are looking for a solutions-driven approach, responsive service, and an understanding of your market and business sector.  Our lawyers work with clients from around the world, including Asia, Europe, North and South America and MENA, and are recognised for their expertise and commercial acumen.  We are well-placed to provide you with the full suite of legal and corporate services from the jurisdiction, no matter what your needs or where you are based.

CORPORATE

Cayman is the world’s leading domicile for investment funds and is regarded as an efficient and effective jurisdiction for insurance and reinsurance, private equity, banking, finance, capital markets and public company registrations. Conyers acts on behalf of many of the world’s largest banks, insurance companies, asset management groups and high net worth individuals in relation to these and other matters.

  • INVESTMENT FUNDS

Our lawyers have extensive specialist expertise in hedge funds, private equity and venture capital transactions. We advise major investment houses, private equity firms, corporations and financial institutions throughout Europe, the Americas, MENA, Asia and the ASEAN regions. Our responsiveness helps clients navigate this complex and fast evolving arena and manage the specialised issues relating to private equity throughout our network of global offices.

  • CAPITAL MARKETS

Capital markets and structured finance feature prominently in our Cayman corporate practice. We have advised on some of the region’s largest deals and continue to be a frontrunner in the industry.

  • INSURANCE & REINSURANCE

Our team of highly respected insurance practitioners have extensive knowledge of the Cayman regulatory framework and provide clients with a range of services including advising on alternative risk transfer matters, including captives, catastrophe bonds and ILS, as well as insurance derivatives.

  • AVIATION & SHIPPING

Conyers has robust aviation and shipping practices. Cayman entities are often used in cross-border financing structures for the financing of commercial aircraft. Our lawyers are at the forefront of financing work in this space and have advised on various types of asset financing structures, capital markets transactions, securitizations and acquisition finance matters.

LITIGATION & RESTRUCTURING

The litigation & restructuring team in our Cayman office is a recognised leader due to the reputation of our lawyers specialising in commercial litigation, trust litigation, asset tracing, shareholder disputes, insurance and insolvency & restructuring. Our lawyers have also been appointed to act as leading counsel, expert witnesses, arbitrators and mediators in many important cases before the courts.

PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUST

Our private client and trust lawyers receive numerous instructions on trust matters concerning inheritance structuring, private investment arrangements and inter-generational asset transfers, both at the local and international level.

CONYERS CLIENT SERVICES

Conyers Client Services provides corporate administration, specialised company management services and trustee services to a large number of Cayman entities.

FOR MORE ABOUT OUR CAYMAN ISLANDS OFFICE CLICK HERE.

Erik Bodden
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7754


Kevin C. Butler
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7374


Alan Dickson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7790


Craig T. Fulton
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7372


Ben Hobden
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7366


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

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7360


Cora S. Miller
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7786


Jonathon Milne
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7797
Mobile  +1 345 925 2952


Michael O’Connor
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7395


Nicholas Pattman
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7765


Alex Potts QC
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394


Derek Stenson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7392


Matthew Stocker
Partner, Head of Cayman Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382


Alex Davies
Counsel

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7375



Róisín Liddy-Murphy
Counsel

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7371


Maree Martin
Counsel and Head of Knowledge Management - Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7781


Spencer Vickers
Counsel

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7757


Zeppi Barefoot
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7789


Kiah Estwick
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7785


Philippa Gilkes
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7751


Alexandra (Ali) R. Low
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7377


Jordan McErlean
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 945 3901


Sarah McLennan
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7364


Wesley O’Brien
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7350


Sean-Anna Thompson
Attorney

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7752


Paul Smith
Partner and Commercial Litigation Advocate

Bermuda   +1 441 278 8001



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


07 Oct 2021
Conyers advises Bestway Global Holding Inc. in connection with its privatisation by way of a scheme of arrangement and its withdrawal of listing from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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

01 Oct 2021
Conyers advises Guardforce AI Co., Ltd. in connection with its US$15 million IPO on Nasdaq Capital Market

30 Sep 2021
Conyers Advises Sogou Inc. on its US$2.1 billion privatisation by way of two step short-form merger and delisting from NYSE

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

25 Aug 2021
Conyers advises Sky Solar on its privatisation and subsequent de-listing from the NASDAQ exchange

20 Aug 2021
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its offer to purchase for cash its outstanding 13.75% Senior Notes due 2022 and its outstanding 13.75% Senior Notes due 2023

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

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 Faraday Future on its US$1 billion merger with Property Solutions Acquisition Corp.

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 Ronshine Service Holding Co., Ltd in connection with its HK$610 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 ServiceMax Inc. on its US$1.4 billion merger with Nasdaq-listed SPAC, Pathfinder Acquisition Corp

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

13 Jul 2021
Conyers advises lithium-metal battery supplier, SES Holdings Pte. Ltd., on its US$3.6 billion merger with a NYSE listed SPAC

12 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Ling Yue Services Group Limited in connection with its HK$293.3 million IPO

08 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Landsea Green Life Service Company Limited in connection with its HK$318 million IPO

08 Jul 2021
Conyers Advises Med-Tech start-ups Hyperfine and Liminal on their US$580 million merger with NASDAQ-listed SPAC HealthCor Catalio Acquisition Corp.

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

05 Jul 2021
Conyers advises CAR Inc. and Indigo Glamour Company Limited in connection with the privatisation of the Company by way of US$1.1 billion Voluntary General Offer & Compulsory Acquisition

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

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

28 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Leading Holdings Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$150 million 12.0% senior notes due 2022

25 Jun 2021
Conyers advises on US$5.7 billion Take Private Transaction

25 Jun 2021
Conyers Advises Origin Materials in connection with its merger with Artius Acquisition Inc.

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

24 Jun 2021
Conyers advisers Full Truck Alliance Co. Ltd. in connection with its US$1.6 billion IPO on NYSE

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 PCPD Capital Limited in connection with the offer to purchase for cash its outstanding US$700 million 4.75% Guaranteed Notes due 2022

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

18 Jun 2021
Conyers advises PCPD Capital Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate amount of US$800 million 5.125% Guaranteed Notes due 2026

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

07 Jun 2021
Conyers advises on US$710 million Initial Public Offering of dLocal Limited

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

04 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited in connection with the offering of US$150 million 9.625% bonds due 2022 issued by Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

02 Jun 2021
Conyers advises AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million 2.635% notes due 2026 and US$350 million 3.750% notes due 2031

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

26 May 2021
Conyers advises Meten EdtechX Education Group Ltd. in connection with its US$46 million public offering on Nasdaq

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

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

18 May 2021
Conyers advises E-Home Household Service Holdings Limited in connection with its US$25 million IPO on Nasdaq Capital Market

17 May 2021
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of US$300 million 5.5% 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 Redco Properties Group Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$65 million 8.0% senior notes due 2022

04 May 2021
Conyers advises DeepGreen in connection with its proposed US$2.9 Billion merger with Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corporation

03 May 2021
Conyers advises HK Electric Investments Limited in connection with the granting of a HK$2 billion revolving credit facility

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

01 Apr 2021
Conyers advises Chrysaor on its merger with Premier Oil plc creating the largest independent oil and gas company listed on the London Stock Exchange

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

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

25 Mar 2021
Conyers advises Huifu Limited on its privatisation and delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of scheme of arrangement

18 Mar 2021
Conyers advise China Distance Education Holdings Limited in connection with the privatization merger

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

18 Feb 2021
Conyers advises New Horizon Health Limited in connection with its HK$2.02 billion IPO

11 Feb 2021
Conyers advises Global Internet of People Inc. in connection with its US$26.88 million Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ exchange

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

05 Feb 2021
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its offer to purchase for cash its outstanding US$262.5 million 13.75% senior 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

27 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sinic Holdings (Group) Company Limited in connection with its offer to purchase of its outstanding 11.75% senior notes due 2021 for cash

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

19 Jan 2021
Conyers advises DaFa Properties Group Limited in connection with the issue of up to US$180 million 9.95% senior notes due 2022

18 Jan 2021
Conyers advises Sundy Service Group Co. Ltd in connection with its HK$140.4 million IPO

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 Kuke Music Holding Limited in connection with its US$50 million IPO on NYSE

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 Grand Power Logistics Group Limited in connection with its HK55.5 million IPO

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 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

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

08 Jan 2021
Conyers advises TEM Holdings Limited in connection with its privatization by way of a scheme of arrangement and delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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

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

18 Dec 2020
Conyers advises G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding Co., Limited in connection with its listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and its initial public offering of ordinary shares of par value US$0.00001 each of the Company

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

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

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