ABOUT US
Who We Are

Somerley Capital Holdings Limited is one of the most active financial advisory groups based in Hong Kong. Our corporate finance advisory services mainly:

  • acting as financial adviser to Hong Kong public listed companies, major shareholders and investors of these companies and parties seeking to control listed companies (mostly in transactions which involve the Hong Kong Listing Rules and/or Takeovers Code). This includes acting as arranger in connection with the introduction of investors to listed companies and/or their major shareholders in a takeover situation;
  • acting as independent financial adviser to independent board committees and/or independent shareholders of listed companies; and
  • acting as compliance adviser, mostly of newly listed companies.

Apart from these corporate finance advisory services, we also make proposals as regards securities underwriting and placing for listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, or issues listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Financial Advisory League Tables
Ranking No. Of Deals Deal Value (US$m) Ranking in 2014
1
Somerley  38  1,896.2
1
2
*
Kingston  23  1,249.1
2
*
2
*
Gram Capital  23  1,182.3
5
4
Morgan Stanley  17  2,881.6
18
*
5
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China  13  527.3
23
*
6
*
Goldin Financial  12  1,165.7
31
*
6
*
JP Morgan  12  1,640.1
44
*
8
*
UBS  11  1,110.4
35
*
8
*
Octal Capital  11  285.3
7
*
10
China Construction Bank  10  571.0
4

Source: Thomson Reuters

* tie

Ranking No. of deals Deal value (US$m) Ranking in 2014
1
HSBC  10  74,591
10
2
Goldman Sachs  18  68,311
1
3
Somerley  39  48,495
12
4
Anglo Chinese  5  43,191
67
5
Morgan Stanley  17  34,050
8
6
Moelis & Co  3  19,425
78
7
UBS  7  19,152
16
8
JP Morgan  11  15,106
6
9
CITIC Securities  10  12,651
5
10
Huatai Securities  6  10,631

Source: Bloomberg

Our Values

We have worked hard to establish our track record, reputation and expertise. Since the firm’s founding we have followed certain fundamental principles, which have served us well and made Somerley into what it is today – one of the major financial advisory firms in the Greater China region.

  • Belief in hard work and quality of service
  • Maintaining high standards of integrity and ethics
  • Fostering long term relationships with our clients and business partners
  • Pride in our past achievements and long term determination to improve
  • Preference for a co-operative and constructive approach
  • Respect and support for colleagues and fellow professionals
Corporate Finance

We provide corporate finance advisory services and offer independent financial advice to public listed companies in Hong Kong on the following areas:

  • Takeovers of listed companies
  • Whitewash waivers
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Connected transactions
  • Spin-offs and reorganisations
  • Privatisations
  • Initial public offerings
  • Secondary issues
  • Compliance with the Hong Kong Listing Rules
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