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Paul, Weiss Adds Leading Corporate Partner in Hong Kong
October 7, 2022 Read the press release
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Bosco Yiu has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in Hong Kong. Mr. Yiu’s practice focuses on private equity investments, M&A transactions, Hong Kong IPOs and general regulatory and compliance advice.
Mr. Yiu joins several other Paul, Weiss partners in Asia, including Managing Partner of the China Practice, Judie Ng Shortell, who relocated back to Hong Kong from Beijing in June, and Corporate partner Greg Liu, who is Beijing-based and active in both Hong Kong and China.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bosco to our partnership,” said Paul, Weiss Chairman Brad S. Karp. “For nearly 40 years, our Hong Kong office has handled the largest and most complex transactions for major private equity firms and corporations in the region. Bosco will expand our capabilities and reach.”
Mr. Yiu represents private equity firms, investment banks and public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, Hong Kong IPOs and general Hong Kong corporate regulatory and compliance advice. He has particular experience with Hong Kong takeovers, privatization, private and public mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and equity capital markets transactions.
“Bosco is a leading corporate lawyer with experience in a variety of corporate transactions and industries, and deep connections across the legal and business communities in Hong Kong and Mainland China,” said Paul, Weiss Deputy Chair Valerie E. Radwaner. “Hong Kong and Mainland China are important hubs of deal activity in Asia, and Bosco will be invaluable to our firm and our clients pursuing cross-border deals in the region.”
“Bosco brings a wealth of sophisticated dealmaking and capital markets expertise to our clients across Asia, and we couldn’t be more excited to have him on the team,” said Judie Ng Shortell, managing partner of the China Practice at Paul, Weiss.
Mr. Yiu has advised numerous market-leading private equity and venture capital firms on their investments, including Hillhouse Investment, Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia, DST Global, Morningside, FountainVest Partners and Balderton Capital. He has also represented corporate clients such as McDonald’s and Delivery Hero on various M&A matters, as well as companies and sponsors in their Hong Kong IPOs.
Mr. Yiu earned an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and a PCLL from the University of Hong Kong.
The Paul, Weiss Mergers & Acquisitions Practice works with leading private equity firms and many of the world’s largest, most prominent publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors, on the full range of business-critical transactions. The firm’s Private Equity group, in particular, represents private equity firms across a wide spectrum of investment strategies.