Benjamin P. Su

  • Partner
  • Ebenjamin.su@lw.com
  • 18th Floor, One Exchange Square
  • 8 Connaught Place, Central
  • Hong Kong
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Profile

Benjamin Su is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Mr. Su represents clients on corporate and securities law matters, including US equity and debt registered offerings, Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings, and private placements. He also has experience with PIPEs, convertible bonds, tender offers, and going private transactions. He has worked extensively across the Greater China region, particularly in the technology, financial services, renewable energy, and education sectors. He has experience advising Chinese issuers and international underwriters in capital markets transactions.

Experience

Mr. Su's representative experience includes advising:

  • The underwriters in the secondary listing and US$1.07 billion initial public offering of Trip.com, a leading one-stop travel platform globally, on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
  • Kuaishou Technology, a leading content community and social platform globally, on its US$5.4 billion initial public offering and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • The underwriters on the US$140 million initial public offering of American depositary shares on the NASDAQ for Adagene Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company in China
  • The underwriters on the US$2.5 billion follow-on offering of American depositary shares by XPeng Inc., a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company
  • The underwriters on the US$620 million initial public offering of American Depositary Shares on the New York Stock Exchange for Yatsen Holding Limited, the parent company of Chinese cosmetics brand Perfect Diary
  • The underwriters on the US$1.7 billion initial public offering of American depository shares on the New York Stock Exchange of XPeng Inc., a leading smart electric vehicle company in China
  • The underwriters on the offering of 9,500,000 American depositary shares by Futu Holdings Limited
  • The underwriters on the US$33 million initial public offering of American depository shares on the NASDAQ of Quhuo Limited, the largest workforce operational solution platform in China
  • The underwriters on the US$40 million initial public offering of American depositary shares on the NASDAQ of EHang Holdings Limited, a world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company
  • The underwriters on the issuance of US$175 million 1.75% convertible senior notes due 2024 by Best Inc., a leading integrated smart supply chain solutions and logistics services provider in China
  • The underwriters on the initial public offering on the NASDAQ Global Market of Aesthetic Medical International Holdings Group Limited, a leading provider of aesthetic medical services in China
  • The underwriters on the issuance of US$345 million 1% convertible senior notes due 2026 by Qudian Inc., a leading provider of online small consumer credit in China. The transaction included a capped call transaction
  • ESR Cayman Ltd on the US$1.5 billion HK IPO and international offering, the third largest IPO in HK in 2019 and the largest RE IPO in ten years
  • The underwriters on the US$100 million initial public offering of American depositary shares on the NASDAQ of Futu Holdings, an online brokerage platform
  • Sea Limited, a leading internet company in Southeast Asia, on its US$900 million initial public offering and listing on the New York Stock Exchange*
  • The underwriters on the US$1.4 billion initial public offering of American depositary shares and listing on the New York Stock Exchange of ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc., a leading express delivery company in China*
  • The underwriters on the US$100 million initial public offering of American depositary shares and listing on NASDAQ of Yintech Investment Holdings Limited, a leading online provider of spot commodity trading services in China*
  • The underwriters on the US$248 million initial public offering of American depositary shares and the listing on NASDAQ of Momo Inc., a leading Chinese mobile social network company*
  • Hailiang Education Group Inc., a leading private elementary education group in China, on its initial public offering of American depositary shares and listing on NASDAQ*
  • iDreamSky Technology Limited, a leading mobile game publishing platform in China, on its US$133 million public offering of American depositary shares and listing on NASDAQ*
  • Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a leading Internet company in China, on the offering of US$1 billion convertible senior notes due 2020 and 2021*
  • Canadian Solar Inc., a leading solar energy company, on its offering of up to US$100 million common shares through a registered at-the-market equity offering program*
  • Trina Solar Limited, a NYSE-listed solar energy company based in China, on its concurrent US$150 million Rule 144/Regulation S offering of convertible senior notes due 2019 and US$96.8 million follow-on offering of American depositary shares*
  • Credit Suisse on the US$100 million follow-on offering of American depositary shares and concurrent private placement for JinkoSolar Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading solar energy company*
  • Datang Environment Industry Group Co., Ltd., the platform for the development of environmental protection and energy conservation business under China Datang Corporation, on its US$263 million initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange*
  • Hydoo International Holding Limited, a Hong Kong-listed commercial property development company in China, in connection with its issuance of US$100 million 13.75% Senior Notes due 2018*
  • The underwriters on the US$2.5 billion initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., the largest financial asset management company in China*
  • China Railway Signal & Communications Corp., a leading provider of train traffic-control systems based in China, on its US$1.45 billion initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange*
  • The placing agents in connection with the US$3.1 billion placing of H shares of China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd., a leading integrated financial services provider in the PRC securities industry*
  • The underwriters on the issuance of US$160 million 6.75% Senior Notes and US$260 million 7.95% Senior Notes by China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong-listed renewable energy solutions provider in China*
  • China Grand Automotive Services Co., Ltd., a leading passenger vehicle dealership, automobile services, and passenger vehicle finance leasing provider in China, on its issuance of US$400 million senior perpetual securities*
  • Shenzhen Expressway Company Limited, a Hong Kong-listed company, on its issuance of US$300 million 2.875% investment grade bonds due 2021 listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

“Excellent expert on capital markets compliance.”

“He really understands the concerns of a company.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020
Bar Qualification
  • New York
Education
  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 1999
  • BA, Swarthmore College, 1996
Industries
  • Fintech
  • Technology
Languages
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
Practices
  • Capital Markets
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services
  • Public Company Representation
  • Technology Transactions
  • Private Equity