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Alexander Que

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Work +852 2825 9770
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www.deacons.com.hk/people/alex-que.html
Deacons

Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate M&A

Position

Partner

Career

Alex is a partner in our corporate finance practice group. He advises on public and private M&A transactions, which include takeovers, privatisations, cross-border and strategic investment transactions. He also advises investment banks and issuers on various equity capital market transactions including initial public offerings, spin-off listings, open offers, rights issues and placings. His clients include Hong Kong listed / blue-chip companies, PRC state-owned enterprises, international and local corporations and conglomerates and private equity funds. 

Alex also advises on securities law matters particularly with extensive experience in advising Hong Kong and international corporations, hedge funds and private equity funds on disclosure of interests in securities of Hong Kong listed companies.

Alex regularly provides training to board of directors of Hong Kong listed companies on listing rules, securities laws and compliance matters.

Languages

English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Fujianese

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Hong Kong

PCLL (Distinction), University of Hong Kong 


Hong Kong

Corporate (including M&A)

Within: Corporate (including M&A)

Pre-eminent independent law firm Deacons has a well-established reputation in Hong Kong for being a leading adviser on landmark and high-profile transactions for prestige clients based locally, in the PRC and elsewhere. The groups handles a comprehensive range of matters, including public takeovers, private M&A, private equity investments, and local and cross-border joint ventures. In addition to winning and leading on its own share of high-end matters, its team is trusted adviser to independent firms worldwide on complex mandates. The firm covers the Greater China market extensively, with the Hong Kong team working alongside practitioners in a network of offices in mainland China. Ronny Chow and Eugina Chan are joint heads of the corporate finance team; Cynthia Chung leads the corporate commercial team; and Machiuanna Chu heads the private M&A team. Complementing the firm's transactional capabilities is its ability to provide full-service support on related issues, such as banking and finance, capital markets and competition, among others. Illustrative of the firm's high-quality work, in 2017 Alexander Que and senior associates Veronica Hui and Canny Lau acted for Silver Starlight Limited as the offeror on its HK$11.9bn privatisation of Hong Kong Main Board listed company Goldin Properties Holdings. Also in the real estate sector, Chan and Hui were part of a cross-practice team that acted for Wheelock and Company on the HK$6.4bn acquisition by its wholly owned subsidiary of a residential development project at Kai Tak in Hong Kong. In the logistics arena, Que was the lead adviser to the shareholders of On Time Logistics Holdings on the sale of their shares for circa $1.04bn. Another highlight, connected with the gaming industry, saw Que and others act for New York Stock Exchange listed company 500.com on its acquisition of a controlling stake in GEM Board-listed company MelcoLot. Other sectors of activity include technology, food and beverages, financial services and technology. Myles Seto is another partner to note. So Yin Hui joined as a consultant from in-house at a luxury international hotel group and Icarus Yuen has been made partner.

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