Mr Stephen Chan > Dechert > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Dechert
31/F Jardine House
One Connaught Place, Central
CENTRAL HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Work Department

Corporate; Corporate Finance and Capital Markets; Energy and Natural Resources; Financial Services and Investment Management; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity

Position

Partner

Career

Stephen Chan advises clients on corporate finance transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, REIT listings, restructuring, takeovers, initial public offerings, H share listing and general compliance matters. Mr. Chan has advised on multiple high-profile public takeovers and global offerings in Hong Kong. He has more than 13 years of experience advising clients in a broad spectrum of industry sectors, including healthcare, real estates, energy, media, retail, mining and financial services.Mr. Chan is recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017, where he is noted for leading the corporate team that advised CMBC International Holdings on its US$1.68 billion acquisition of Quam.Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Chan was resident in Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft’s Hong Kong office where he served as a partner in the corporate practice. His previous experience also includes being a partner-designate at Latham & Watkins and working as an associate at Allen & Overy.

Languages

Cantonese; Mandarin; English

Education

Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 2000
College of Law, London, Post-Graduate Diploma in Law, 2001
College of Law, London, Legal Practice Course, 2002
City University of Hong Kong, P.C.LL., 2003

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Corporate (including M&A)

The corporate team at Dechert handles complex complex cross-border M&A transactions across Asia, Europe, North America and South America. Head of practice Stephen Chan is noted for his expertise in corporate finance transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, takeovers, REIT listings, restructuring, IPOs and general compliance matters. David Cho jointly heads the team. Maria Tan Pedersen joined as partner from Jones Day.