HWL Ebsworth advises Eagle Health on IPO

Monday, 10 July 2017

HWL Ebsworth has advised Eagle Health Holdings Limited (ASX:EHH) on its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), raising a total of $25 million. Shares in EHH began trading on 3 July 2017 under the ASX code EHH. At listing EHH had a market capitalisation of $125 million based on its offer price of $0.40 per share.

Melbourne-based corporate lawyers Thomas Kim (Partner) and David Woodford (Special Counsel) led the capital markets transaction, supported by an Australian based lead manager, and China based corporate advisor and legal advisor.

EHH is a vertically integrated nutritional products business that aims to help people live healthier lives by developing, manufacturing, marketing and distributing a range of health food products and nutritional and dietary supplements under its own brand in China. EHH distributes its products through a broad range of channels, including pharmacies, health food stores, trading companies, supermarkets and online channels, covering 23 provinces and autonomous regions throughout China.

In Australia, EHH is seeking to add to its product portfolio by sourcing Australian manufactured nutritional products and ingredients to export to China.

EHH's ASX listing further strengthens HWL Ebsworth's capital markets practice, and in particular, its Asian capability by facilitating Asian inbound and outbound investment.

Note to Editors:

HWL Ebsworth is the largest legal partnership in Australia according to the most recent partnership surveys published by The Australian and the Australian Financial Review and is the only commercial law firm with an office in every Australian State and Territory.

The firm comprises 1,083 staff including: 220 Partners, 531 other legal staff and 332 support staff across offices in ten locations – Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Norwest (North West Sydney), Perth and Sydney.

HWL Ebsworth is an independent, nationally integrated, full service commercial law firm, providing tailored and commercially oriented legal services.

HWL Ebsworth operates a different business model to the other leading national law practices, and this allows us to offer unrivalled value for money without compromising quality and service. Our low ratio of solicitors to partners ensures that our clients receive optimal access to partner resources for all matters.

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