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Maples Group
26th Floor, Central Plaza
18 Harbour Road
Wanchai
Hong Kong

Work Department

Funds & Investment Management

Position

Terence is partner of Maples and Calder’s Funds & Investment Management team at the Maples Group.  He specialises in investment fund formation and maintenance and has been working in this practice area for over 15 years.  His practice covers all types of investment funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and hybrid funds.  His clients include asset management companies, banks, insurance companies, brokers, distributors, professional trustees and fund administrators in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Australia. He is particularly active in advising Chinese fund sponsors on both China inbound and outbound funds given his fluency in Chinese.

Terence is recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. The publication says: “The professional and very diligent Terence Ho is picking up a significant amount of work from PRC fund sponsors, which are appreciative of not only his excellent quality of work but also his ability to speak and write in Cantonese and Mandarin.”

Career

Terence joined the Maples Group in 2007 and was elected as a partner in 2014.  Previously, he worked in Australia at Freehills, Credit Suisse (secondment), and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Terence is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Languages

Cantonese

English

Mandarin

Education

University of New South Wales, Australia

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Offshore law firms

(Leading individuals)

Terence HoMaples Group

Leading Cayman law firmMaples Group provides ‘access to the latest information and deep knowledge in the challenging regulatory environment’. The practice has a solid track record assisting international clients with inbound investment into Asia and outbound investment from Asian clients internationally. Ann Ng heads the funds and investment management practice and focus on the international investment fund market. Matt Roberts, who is based in Singapore and Hong Kong, heads the corporate team and focuses on M&A, private equity, joint ventures, reorganisations, corporate governance and capital markets. Terence Ho is recommended for private equity, venture capital and hedge funds work and has acted for sponsors across Asia. John Trehey heads the dispute resolution and insolvency practice, handling both contentious and non-contentious cross-border matters. Aisling Dwyer is another name to note for disputes and has considerable experience in high value, international litigation. Singapore-based Michael Gagie was recently appointed as regional managing partner for Asia. Juno Huang and Karen Zhang Pallaras were promoted to partner in February 2021 and Nick Stern joined the dispute resolution and insolvency team from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in November 2020. Jonathan Silver departed in November 2021, and Anthony Webster has also left the firm now. Greg Knowles, Mark Western and Stacey Overholt retired.