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Deacons regularly advises buyers, sellers, and financial advisers on public and private M&A transactions in the region, and private equity investors on private equity transactions.
Our lawyers serve an extensive client base of local and international clients including banks, private equity funds, investment funds, government bodies, partnerships and private individuals. We handle all aspects of Corporate and M&A, including public takeovers and privatisations, mergers, acquisitions, business dispositions, private equity and venture capital investments and exits, and local and cross-border joint ventures. We work across a broad range of industry sectors.
As a full service firm, our Corporate and M&A lawyers can draw as required on the expertise of our other service areas, such as real estate, tax, intellectual property, competition, employment, investment funds, regulatory, banking and litigation. We also have an outstanding capital markets team.
Our Corporate and M&A team is recognised as a market leader and we are consistently ranked Band 1 in Chambers Asia-Pacific, which describes our Corporate and M&A practice as “widely identified as a leading practice in Hong Kong, particularly sought after for real estate-centred work and transactions with a significant regulatory component”.
For clients looking at opportunities in Mainland China, our representative offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou have teams of dedicated lawyers with extensive experience and contacts in the Mainland China market. With our longstanding presence on the Mainland, we have a clear understanding of the local culture, regulatory and business practices, allowing us to assist clients in making the right moves when acquiring assets in Mainland China.