Slaughter and May

Corporate/M&A (International Firms) Department

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What the team is known for A stellar bench with an established reputation for public M&A, demonstrating sophisticated capabilities in representing Hong Kong and Chinese corporates from sectors such as TMT and financial institutions. Receives recognition for its especially strong presence in Hong Kong. Acted for Cosco Shipping Ports in its acquisition of 51% of the shares of Noatum Port.

Notable practitioners

Benita Yu is an established figure at the top of the Hong Kong market and is labelled "very smart" and an "excellent lawyer" by interviewees. She is a vastly experienced practitioner with a long-standing reputation for handling M&A, private equity and corporate finance mandates, in addition to a notable track record of handling privatisation mandates.

Hong Kong-based Jason Webber has a track record of handling complex corporate M&A transactions. His broad practice also encompasses corporate finance and regulatory mandates.

Lisa Chung advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including corporate and project finance, M&A and joint ventures. She led the team that advised COSCO Shipping on its approximately EUR203.5 million acquisition of a 51% stake in Noatum Port from TPIH.