Strecker, Paul

Paul Strecker

Paul Strecker, a partner in the M&A Group and the global Co-Head of the Private Capital Industry Group, has extensive experience in cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. Paul advises on all aspects of M&A, including public and private company acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, minority investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures and asset sales.  He has advised buyers, special committees and financial advisors on over 30 'going private' transactions involving U.S. listed companies.

Paul also heads the Asia private equity practice and regularly advises private equity and sovereign wealth funds on Asian inbound and outbound investments. His representative clients include Bain Capital, TPG Capital, CVC, CITIC Capital, Ashmore, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, OTPP, Temasek and Qatar Holding.
Paul was named as a leading lawyer for M&A and Private Equity by IFLR’s Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms 2016, as well as a leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A and Private Equity by Chambers Asia 2016.

Selected Experience

  • Golden Meditech Holdings Limited on the sale of its equity stake in China Cord Blood to Nanjing Ying Peng Hui Kang Medical Industry Investment Partnership
  • Morgan Stanley as the financial advisor of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, China’s biggest online shopping company, in relation to its approximately US$4.2 billion acquisition of Youku Tudou Inc
  • The special committee of the board of directors of iDreamSky Technology Limited in connection with its US$592 million going-private transaction
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its US$496 million investment in Postal Savings Bank of China
  • The special committee of the board of directors of Mindray Medical International in its US$3.3 billion going private transaction

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, “A Private Move,” International Financial Law Review, July, 2011
  • Co-Author, “Taking China Private,” International Financial Law Review, December, 2010


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • Oxford University, B.A., 1994


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