The Hong Kong* office focuses on a full range of corporate, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, energy, infrastructure and project finance, real estate and investment finance, restructuring and insolvency, and structured finance transactions. The office also is the headquarters of the firm’s Asia-Pacific international arbitration and litigation practice. With combined U.S., Hong Kong and English law capabilities, we provide integrated, comprehensive services on a wide variety of matters.
We were one of the first Wall Street law firms to establish a Hong Kong law corporate practice and have many years of experience working as an integrated Hong Kong-U.S. team completing some of Hong Kong’s most complex initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
Hong Kong-based attorneys often work in tandem with our attorneys in Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, the United States and Europe to serve our clients in Asia, handling matters in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, among others.
Our clients in Hong Kong include major multinational corporations, leading investment banks and commercial banks, private equity firms, investors and developers in a broad spectrum of industries. We have represented our clients on many of the highest profile deals in Asia.
We ranked as a Tier 1 firm for Corporate/M&A, Equity Capital Markets and High-Yield Products in China, including Hong Kong, by Chambers Asia 2018. We ranked in the top tier for M&A in Hong Kong according to The Legal 500 2018 and Asian Legal Business 2017. We were named Best Corporate Practice for International Firms in China at the 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards and M&A Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 China Business Law Awards. Skadden won the award for Innovation in Corporate & Commercial Law for International Firms at the 2016 Financial Times’ Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards. The firm also was named the Employer of Choice for Hong Kong in 2015 and 2016 by Asian Legal Business.___