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Dechert LLP

Corporate/M&A (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Notable corporate team able to advise on both inbound and outbound investments involving China. Recognised for its handling of M&A deals, privatisations, joint ventures and corporate financings. Acts for an impressive clientele, including notable names in the energy, life sciences and real estate sectors, with an increasing presence on Latin American oil and gas mandates.

Strengths

A client singles out the group as a "responsive and practical" team which provides "commercially sound advice."

Work highlights

Acted for CLSA Capital Markets Limited as the financial advisor of CITIC Pacific on its privatisation of Dah Chong Hong by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Notable practitioners

David Cho and Stephen Chan are key contacts for clients.

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Overview

Market sources regularly endorse the commercial outlook of Dechert’s Greater China M&A team. We apply a pragmatic, results-based approach that is sensitive to local economic, political and cultural factors, in addition to complying with legal and regulatory requirements. Above all, we know how to get deals done.

Dechert represents buyers, sellers and advisers in sophisticated, complex mergers and acquisitions around the globe. Our deal portfolio includes public and private, negotiated and hostile and multi-million and multi-billion dollar transactions across scores of industries, including financial services, life sciences, healthcare, technology, industrial, consumer, retail, agribusiness, food and beverage, and travel and hospitality.

The M&A practice represents leading private equity firms, public and private companies, global investment advisers and major investment banks. Our imperatives are to structure financeable deals, carry out speed-to-market execution and protect clients’ interests in every transaction phase.

We plan, negotiate and execute the full range of public and private transactions:

  • Acquisitions
  • Divestitures/auctions
  • Joint ventures and collaborations
  • Leveraged buyouts/management buyouts
  • Tender and exchange offers
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Going private-transactions
  • Strategic alliances
  • Proxy contests
  • Special committee assignments
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions (e.g. bankruptcy)

Corporate/M&A (International Firms) Department

Dechert LLP

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31/F Jardine House

One Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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