Shearman And Sterling

News April 16, 2018

Shearman & Sterling Boosts Asia Finance Practice With the Addition of Kenneth Ching

Shearman & Sterling is delighted to announce that Kenneth Ching has joined its Finance practice as a counsel in Hong Kong to further strengthen its market-leading team in Asia.  

Kenneth has significant experience advising banks, credit funds, sponsors and corporate borrowers on a wide variety of debt financings transactions, including acquisition and leveraged financings, real estate financings, structured financings and restructurings. He has particular expertise in outbound acquisition and leveraged financings into Europe and the U.S.

“We are pleased that Kenneth has joined us, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise that will enhance our capabilities in the Asia region,” said Lorna Chen, Head of Greater China. “He will be very complementary to our strong finance, capital markets, corporate and private equity coverage and will be of great value to our clients.” 

“I am thrilled to be here,” said Kenneth. “Shearman & Sterling has a fantastic reputation for its quality of work and is a global leader in the finance space, with a long-established presence in Asia.  I look forward to building out an integrated finance platform in Asia with the team.”

Kenneth’s appointment comes on the back of Shearman & Sterling’s recent success in Asia, having been crowned High Yield Team of the Year at the IFLR Asia Awards for the last two consecutive years and also winning 12 accolades at the IJ Global Awards.