Partners Li Chen (Beijing/Hong Kong- Mergers & Acquisitions) and Stephanie Tang (Beijing/Hong Kong- Mergers & Acquisitions) participated at the IFLR Asia M&A Forum in Hong Kong.
Li led a panel discussion on “Investment Trends in Asia-outbound M&A into Europe” that discussed general trend investing in Europe, including top active sectors, experiences in China's tightening in foreign exchange control and impacts and trend of the Belt and Road initiative. Together with speakers from ADM Capital, Commerzbank Corporate Finance, ZZ Capital, China-Eurasian Economic Cooperation Fund and GF Securities, the discussion also addressed how to deal with regulatory issues, the main concerns behind European targets and how can cultural issues between buyers and sellers be tackled.
Stephanie participated at a panel discussion titled “Lessons Learned from Post-closing Claims”. Stephanie, along with the other panelists, focused on the most common post-closing indemnity claims and market for critical escrow-based indemnity. Speakers shared practical drafting tips to maximize buyer’s post-closing remedies and minimize seller’s post-closing liabilities.