Han Kun and Zhong Lun advise Jiumaojiu’s Hong Kong IPO

Han Kun's Hong Kong associated law firm Miao & Co and Zhong Lun Law Firm have advised Chinese fast food brand Jiumaojiu on its $283 million initial public offering in Hong Kong, with Mayer Brown and JunHe advising the sole sponsor CMB International Capital.

According to Han Kun, Jiumaojiu is a leading Chinese cuisine restaurant brand manager and operator in China which currently manages and operates five self-developed distinctive brands, namely, Jiu Mao Jiu, Tai Er, Double Eggs, Cooking Spicy Kebab and Uncle Chef. Jiumaojiu ranked second among all northwestern Chinese cuisine restaurants in China, and Tai Er ranked first among all Chinese sauerkraut fish restaurants in China, both in terms of revenue in 2018.

The Zhong Lun team was led by non-equity partner Conghui Meng and partner Qixiang Zhang, and the JunHe team was led by partners Xiaoli Huang and Huanyan Zhang.