Nio’s $2 Billion At-The Market Shares Offering

Latham & Watkins advised the sales agents in the transaction.

Nio Inc (Nio), a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market in China, has announced it has filed a prospectus supplement to sell up to an aggregate of US$2 billion of its American depositary shares (ADSs), each representing one Class A ordinary share of the company, through an at-the-market (ATM) equity offering program. Nio plans to use the net proceeds to further strengthen its balance sheet and for general corporate purposes.

The sales agents comprised Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Nomura Securities International, Inc. and Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong) Limited.

NIO designs, develops, jointly manufactures and sells premium smart electric vehicles, driving innovations in next-generation technologies in autonomous driving, digital technologies, electric powertrains and batteries.

The Latham & Watkins team was led by Hong Kong partners Allen Wang (Picture) and Dominik Sklenar with counsel Wei Wei.

Involved fees earner: Dominik Sklenar – Latham & Watkins; Allen Wang – Latham & Watkins; Wei Wei – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C.; Guotai Junan Securities Co., Ltd.; Morgan Stanley; Nomura Securities International Inc.;

Sonia Carcano

Author: Sonia Carcano