Anson Chan

Managing Associate

Hong Kong

Anson Chan, a managing associate in Orrick’s Hong Kong office, is a member of the M&A and Private Equity Group.

Anson focuses her practice on representing private fund sponsors and investors in the formation and structuring of alternative investment vehicles, including pan-Asian private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds and hybrid funds, as well as in their investments, acquisitions, divestments and restructurings across the Greater China region. She regularly handles matters covering funds establishment and license applications.

She is also experienced in handling mergers and acquisitions involving Hong Kong listed companies, initial public offerings, as well as other compliance and general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Orrick, Anson worked at Clifford Chance and Sidley Austin in Hong Kong.

    • Chinese stated-owned Fund in its investment in a KKR-led consortium to purchase Unilever’s spreads business for US$8.1 billion; and proposed investment in one of the leading US private equity funds focusing on late-stage US software companies with a consortium of investors for US$3-5 billion.
    • Pacific Hawk (HK) Limited – Establishment of the first open-ended fund company in Hong Kong.
    • Asian institutional investor in its investments in various investment funds such as CVC Capital Partners Strategic Opportunities II L.P., Hahn & Company III L.P., Lexington Capital Partners IX, L.P., TPG Real Estate Partners III, and Warburg Pincus Global Growth, L.P.
    • A limited partner in investing into a family-owned hybrid fund, including advising on the structural issues of the fund.
    • A sovereign wealth fund (through an investment fund co-invested with other investors) in its successful bid for and acquisition of a 49% stake in four target companies, which are wholly owned subsidiary of the Mainland commercial developer.
    • Co-general partners of a private equity fund in their acquisition of certain properties held by a REIT in Hong Kong, through purchasing the shares in a special purpose vehicle and acquiring the property assets simultaneously.
    • A wholly-owned subsidiary of FDG Electric Vehicles Limited (stock code: 729) in its voluntary conditional offer for all issued shares and options of CIAM Group Limited (stock code: 378) in exchange for new convertible bonds issued by FDG.
    • KGI Limited in an amalgamation of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries by way of a statutory procedure for horizontal amalgamation under section 681 of the Companies Ordinance.
    • CGN Power Co., Ltd (stock code: 1816) in its major and connected transaction in relation to the acquisition of equity interest in four target companies.
    • Beijing Enterprises Medical And Health Industry Group Limited (stock code: 2389) in its acquisitions of two groups of PRC companies following the reorganization of such groups.