Shearman And Sterling

Event March 01 - 02, 2017

IFLR Asia M&A Forum 2017

  • Hong Kong

Partners Paul Strecker (London-Mergers & Acquisitions) and Lee Edwards (Beijing-Mergers & Acquisitions) spoke at a panel titled “Finding Opportunities in Asia Outbound M&A Into Europe” at the IFLR’s 12th Asia M&A forum in Hong Kong. Moderated by Strecker, Edwards along with other panelists addressed the following issues:

  • What are some of the key drivers behind the growth of Chinese outbound M&A into Europe?
  • How to deal with regulatory issues such as merger control
  • Minimizing major concerns behind European targets
  • Looking forward: Will Chinese banks become a larger influence?
  • Best practices in tax-efficient structures

This comprehensive two-day forum brought together more than 30 speakers and panelists that included industry experts and top counsel from leading investment banks, private equity funds and other professional services firms to discuss top trends and the future of M&A in Asia.

View key takeaways from the M&A forum.