Lorna Chen is a partner in our Global Asset Management Group and leads our asset management and investment funds practice in Asia. She advises clients in the structuring, restructuring, formation and operation of alternative investment products, including private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and funds of funds. Lorna is also an expert on regulatory and compliance matters related to investment funds and their managers. She has extensive experience in representing investors in making investments in private funds around the globe.
Her clients include institutions, funds of funds, sovereign wealth funds, affluent individuals and family offices. Ms. Chen also represents clients in acquisition and joint venture transactions in the asset management area, as well as co-investments.
Lorna advises clients on a variety of other topics, including advising both issuers and underwriters in capital markets, project finance and securitization transactions from the perspective of the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940.
Lorna has also worked in the areas of general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, and has advised major international corporations in their cross border business transactions with China.
Lorna joined the firm’s New York office in 2001 and has worked in the Asset Management Group in New York until she transferred to our Hong Kong office in late 2008. From Asia she continues to serve the firm’s global clients in the asset management area, with a focus on enhancing the firm’s ability to provide asset management services to Asia-based clients or clients with an Asia focus.