Our Professionals

Wilson Ko

Wilson Ko

Partner: Commercial Department
Tel : +852 28252639
Fax : +852 28459294
Email : wilsonko@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • LL.B. (Hons.) Leeds University
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies (BEDS), Dalhousie University
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (1997)
Experience

Initial Public Offering

  • Acting for the Sponsor in relation to the spinoff of Man Sang Jewellery Holding Limited (Stock Code: 1466) from Man Sang International Limited
  • Acting for LC Group Holdings Limited in its IPO on the main board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1683)
  • Acting for Season Pacific Holdings Limited in its IPO on the GEM (Stock Code: 8127)
  • Acting for Classified Group (Holdings) Limited in its IPO on the GEM (Stock Code: 8232)
  • Acting for the Co-Sponsor in the reverse takeover of Shun Cheong Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 650) – This transaction was named deal of the year by Asia Business Law Journal in 2016
  • Acting for Food Wise Holdings Limited in its IPO on the main board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1632)
  • Acting for PF Group Holdings Limited on its IPO on the GEM (Stock Code: 8221)
  • Acting for IAG Holdings Limited on its IPO on the GEM (Stock Code: 8513)
  • Acting for DCB Holdings Limited on its IPO on the GEM (Stock code: 8040)
  • Acting as sponsor for Travel Expert (Asia) Enterprises Limited - an investment holding company, provides travel agency services in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China. It operates through Travel and Travel/Wedding Related Business, Rental Income from Investment Property, and Treasury Activities segments.

Other capital markets related projects:

  • Acting for Dukang Distillers Holdings Limited (Henan Baijiu Group) - an investment holding company that manufactures, markets, and sells baijiu products in the People’s Republic of China. It is also involved in trademarks management. It sells its products through distributors to supermarkets, flagship stores, specialty stores, and restaurants under the Dukang brand.
  • Acting for Synear Food Holdings Limited an investment holding company, engages in the development, production, and sale of quick freeze food products under the Synear brand name in China.
  • Acting for Pine Agritech Limited - produces and sells soybean-based products. Its products include soy protein isolates, derived from defatted soy flakes and used as an ingredient in food products. – Linyi City, Shandong Province
  • Acting for Sino-Hua-An International Sdn Bhd – metallurgical coke manufacturer in Linyi City, Shandong Province in its reverse takeover on the Bursa, Malaysia
  • Acting for Centraland Limited – a property developer in Zhengzhou City, Henan Province
  • Acting for Changtian Plastic & Chemical Limited – manufactures and sells adhesive tapes, release papers, BOPA film, and 2-A2MPS in Xiamen City, Fujian Province.
  • Acting for Li Heng Chemical Fibre Technologies Limited - is a manufacturer and supplier of nylon yarn products. The company offers products such as nylon highly oriented yarn, nylon fully drawn yarn and nylon drawn textured yarn. It markets its products under the brands of Liyuan and Liheng.
  • Acting for China Paper Holdings Limited – an investment holding company, engages in the manufacture and distribution of paper and paper chemical products in Linyi City, Shandong Province.
  • Acting as sponsor for Cacola Furniture International Limited – is an investment holding company. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacturing and sale of panel furniture, sofa and mattress. It operates in China, and Hong Kong and Macau.
  • Acting as financial adviser for Shenzhen Dongjiang Environmental Company Limited - focus on waste treatment and resource recycling utilization in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province
  • Acting as financial adviser for Greenfield Chemical Holdings Limited Listing - engaged in manufacturing and trading of liquid coatings, powder coatings and solvents.
  • Acting as sponsor for Aptus Holdings Limited Listing on GEM – a total solutions provider to international and PRC pharmaceutical and healthcare companies
  • Acting as sponsor for Vitop Bioenergy Holdings Limited - as an investment holding company, which engages in the manufacturing and trading of Bio-energy products, healthcare food products, multi-functional water generators and other healthcare products.

Commercial

  • Advising on Listing Rules and Securities and Futures Ordinance compliance and preparing compliance documentation
  • Advising on and preparing legal documentation in relation to mergers and acquisitions
  • Preparing and negotiating on shareholders and joint venture agreements
  • Advising on corporate re-structuring and pre-IPO re-organization
  • Preparing distributorship agreements, franchising agreements, licensing agreements and other general commercial and trading agreements
  • Advising on startup incubation joint ventures, shareholding structures and financing strategies involving listed companies and private equities

Regulatory

  • Providing legal services to SFC regulated corporations in Hong Kong in relation to Type 1, 4 and 9 regulated activities.
  • Advising on a wide range of regulatory and compliance relating to
  • Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong
  • Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) and the relevant subsidiary legislation
  • codes, rules and guidance notes issued by SFC including but not limited to the SFC Code of Conduct for persons licensed by or registered with SFC
  • F&B licensing and Liquor licensing
  • Money Lending License
Languages
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English