Squire Patton Boggs has announced the appointment of corporate partner Anthony Chan, who has joined the firm from the Hong Kong office of Stephenson Harwood.
Mr. Chan is a lawyer and a China-Appointed Attesting Officer in Hong Kong. His practice focuses on mid-cap corporate finance (IPO) work, representing both issuers and sponsors. He also has experience in debt financing and cross-border corporate and commercial transactions. Mr. Chan is also an attorney-at-law qualified in California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Recent transactions led by Mr. Chan include advising BOCOM International (Asia) Limited on HPC Holdings’ HK$180 million Hong Kong Stock Exchange listing and advising Zioncom Holdings Limited on its listing on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with the technology company being one of the few Korean-owned businesses listed in Hong Kong.
“We are pleased to welcome Anthony to the firm,” commented Hong Kong office managing partner James Tsang. “We have a strong and growing corporate and capital markets practice, led by Francis Li, which combines expertise in US securities and Hong Kong corporate finance to advise clients on all types of transactions. Anthony will play a key role in the continued development of our practice. He will be a tremendous asset to the firm and our clients.”
Corporate practice group leader for Asia Pacific, Stephen Chelberg, added: “Anthony’s skills and expertise fit well with our existing clients and practice. His appointment, alongside the recent arrival of corporate partner Mörk Murdock, who joined our Tokyo office from Davis Polk at the end of last year, is part of our ongoing investment in developing our services across Asia.”
The Squire Patton Boggs global Corporate Practice Group has more than 370 corporate lawyers across its 47 offices.
It is one of the world’s leading practices for both domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, particularly mid-market transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, equity investments and public takeover offers. The global Corporate Practice Group is also well known for advising clients in industry sectors such as chemicals, diversified industrials, energy and natural resources, financial services and fintech, technology, healthcare and life sciences, media and communications, retail, and sports and entertainment.
The firm celebrates its 25th anniversary in China this year and has an established track record
in advising on cross-border transactions and public policy matters for a broad range of clients, both international and local, across a wide range of industries.