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Sidley Austin LLP

Corporate/M&A (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Represents an impressive roster of multinationals on complex, cross-border matters across a range of industry sectors, including life sciences, real estate and healthcare. Noted for its track record handling both public and private M&A and takeovers, corporate restructurings and privatisations. Clients benefit from broad corporate support, such as assistance on antitrust and international trade issues. Involvement in a number of big-ticket acquisitions involving Chinese and US parties. Frequently acts for PRC real estate developers on both inbound and outbound acquisitions.

Strengths

"Their support and guidance is crucial to the successful completion of our deals," reports a client, adding: "I rate their ability in cross-border work as tier 1 standard."

Further sources describe the practice as "responsive, dedicated and experienced," adding: "The firm is able to safeguard our best interest at all times and has great knowledge in dealing with the complicated issues."

Work highlights

Represented Springland International in its HKD4.5 billion privatisation by Octopus Holdings by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Notable practitioners

Constance Choy maintains an active practice advising Hong Kong and PRC-headquartered clients on their private and public M&A transactions. She is the firm's Asia-Pacific managing partner, also acting as its China corporate and finance head.

Tang Zhengyu continues to assist international clients with their inbound investments and acquisitions, in addition to handling joint ventures, often between between Chinese and US entities. His recent work includes acting on behalf of clients from the technology and manufacturing industries.

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Corporate/M&A (International Firms) Department

Sidley Austin LLP

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39/F, Two Int’l Finance Centre

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Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)


Zhengyu Tang
Band 4

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)


Constance Choy
Band 4