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Conyers advises YY Inc. in connection with its US$462 million follow on ADS offering on the NASDAQ Global Select Market

August 2017 Paul LimTeresa Tsai

Conyers Dill & Pearman provided BVI and Cayman Islands legal advice to YY Inc. in connection with its US$462 million simultaneous issue of convertible notes and follow-on offering of American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

The convertible notes offer was aborted mid-way and YY Inc. proceeded to complete the follow-on ADS offering.

On abortion of the convertible note issue, YY Inc. proceeded to issue 115,000,000 Class A common shares with a Greenshoe Option of 17,250,000 Class A common shares in the form of ADSs (each ADS representing 20 Class common shares) at US$70.00 per ADS.

YY Inc. is a leading live streaming social media platform in China. The company’s highly engaged users contribute to a vibrant social community by creating, sharing and enjoying a vast range of entertainment content and activities. YY Inc. enables users to interact with each other in real-time through online live media and offers users a uniquely engaging and immersive entertainment experience.

Partners Paul Lim and Teresa Tsai of Conyers’ Hong Kong office advised on the matter working alongside Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.


Paul Lim

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Teresa Tsai

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