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Anthony Hunt

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Anthony is a partner in the corporate department and heads the M&A team. He is one of the lead corporate partner contacts for corporate real estate and the firm’s international practice and its two referral networks.

Anthony plays a lead role in the operation and development of the firm’s services in domestic and cross border corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate private equity and venture capital, corporate finance, including AIM, private and corporate tax, domestic and international wealth protection and private and corporate banking.

Anthony acts for private and listed companies, financial institutions and intermediaries and entrepreneurs. His experience includes corporate finance, domestic and offshore listings, takeovers, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, MBOs and MBIs, turnaround and pre-pack advisory, public and private fund raising, secured lending, acquisition finance, tax-related products and collective investments schemes.


Articled Lovell White & King; qualified 1989; assistant solicitor Lovell White Durrant 1989-97 (Hong Kong 1992-95); partner Howard Kennedy 1997.


French, German, Russian.


Law Society of Hong Kong


The King’s School, Ely; Berkhamsted School; Birmingham University (1986 LLB Hons); College of Law, Guildford.


Golf, travel, archaeology, cricket, ethnic cuisine, Fulham FC.

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals, up to Β£50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals, up to Β£50m

Howard Kennedy LLP’s β€˜efficient’, β€˜responsive, commercially focused’ and β€˜cost-effective’ department counts real estate, especially in retail, hotels and leisure, as its core strength in M&A; it also has strong experience in the media sector, and handles public as well as private M&A. Clients commend it for handling β€˜a wide range of high-value, highly complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions’. Ashley Reeback and the β€˜diligent, commercial, pragmatic and extremely responsive’ Anthony Hunt, who is β€˜a pleasure to deal with’, head the practice; Hunt advised Pandora Jewellery UK on its purchase of the business and assets of nine concept stores in North West England. Michael Harris, who is singled out for the β€˜speed and quality of his advice’, advised Impresario Festivals on its sale of the Rewind, Boardmasters, Field Day and South West Four festivals to Global. Gillian White, Jonathan Metliss, Paul Glassberg and Keith Lassman are also recommended.

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