Freshfields advises Frontage Holdings Corporation on Hong Kong IPOFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has advised Frontage Holdings Corporation (‘Frontage’) on its US$200m global offering and listing of its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Trading of the shares commenced on 30 May 2019.
Frontage is a fast-growing contract research organisation (‘CRO’) providing integrated,
scientifically-driven research, analytical and development services throughout the drug discovery and development process to enable pharmaceutical companies to achieve their drug development goals. It has operations in both China and the United States – the world’s two largest markets for CRO services.
Frontage is a subsidiary of Hangzhou Tigermed Consulting Co. Ltd., a global CRO headquartered in Hangzhou, China and is principally engaged in the provision of clinical trial services to meet the needs of pharmaceutical companies.
The Freshfields team advising on the deal was led by partners Grace Huang, Stephen Revell and David Ludwick.
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