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Global Guide 2022
Asia-Pacific Region Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
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Corporate/M&A - Asia-Pacific Region
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What the team is known for

Clifford Chance has an outstanding transactions team acting across the key financial hubs in Asia, with exceptional strength in Singapore and Hong Kong. Particularly impressive corporate capability in South-East Asia and able to handle deals involving jurisdictions across the entire Asia-Pacific region. Represents an enviable list of blue-chip clients, including major corporates and state-owned enterprises, on high-value M&A in a broad range of industries, including TMT, financial services and energy. On the private equity side, the firm maintains strong relationships with regional financial institutions and funds as well as globally renowned houses.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Crook in Hong Kong and Terence Foo in Shanghai co-head the firm's corporate group in Asia-Pacific. Valerie Kong leads the Malaysia corporate M&A team and co-heads the Singapore practice with Melissa Ng. Melissa Ng is also the head of the firm's Indonesia group.

Work Highlights

Provided by Clifford Chance LLP
  • Clifford Chance acted for Haier Smart Home on the proposed privatisation of its subsidiary Haier Electronics Group.

  • Clifford Chance acted for MBK Partners in the privatisation of China Auto Rental.
  • Clifford Chance advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its TWD75 billion co-investment in the 605 MW Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
  • Clifford Chance advised Iberdrola on its acquisition of Acacia Renewables K.K., a Japanese offshore wind firm developer, and a joint venture with Macquarie's Green Investment Group in relation to its development of a 3.3 GW offshore wind portfolio.
  • Clifford Chance acted for Accolade Wines on the acquisition of the Tea Tree vineyard in Tasmania and of the Katnook Estate vineyard in South Australia.