Mr Thomas Kollar > Mayer Brown > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Mayer Brown
Hong Kong

Work Department

Corporate & Securities.


Thomas Kollar is a corporate partner with over 15 years of experience advising issuers and underwriters on US debt and equity capital markets transactions throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. His practice principally focuses on cross-border capital markets transactions and covers high-yield bonds, medium-term note programs, liability management exercises, hybrid securities, IPOs, equity block trades, equity placements and rights issues. He has considerable experience advising on US securities law and US listing requirements. He also has experience advising multinational corporations and financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and a variety of corporate finance transactions.


Admitted in New York and Hong Kong.


English and French.


Northwestern University School of Law, JD; Associate Editor, Northwestern University Law Review; Indiana University, Bachelor of Arts.

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Capital markets (debt)

(Leading individuals)

Thomas KollarMayer Brown

Acting on its own, as well as frequently alongside New York and London-based practitioners, Mayer Brown has a strong track record advising on cross-border transactions. As well as work emanating out of Greater China, the team has developed a strong reputation for issuers and underwriters in high growth markets throughout central and south Asia. Team head Jason Elder excels at handling global offerings of investment grade and high yield debt offerings and has developed a particular niche practice advising on debt issuances for sovereigns and companies based out of Mongolia and Indonesia. Thomas Kollar is also recommended and handles Rule 144A/Regulation S transactions.

Mongolia > Leading firms

Mayer Brown‘s Mongolian offering is located in Hong Kong and led by Jason Elder. The firm offers comprehensive advice across a wide range of transactional corporate matters to a client list of notable sponsors and issuers in a number of first-in-market transactions. Elder is widely regarded for his debt capital market practice, which focuses on high-yield, hybrid and structured-debt products. Thomas Kollar and Nishrin Hussain are also key individuals within the team, both working closely with Elder mainly in multi-jurisdictional capital market transactions.