Danette Chan

Danette Chan

Associate, Antitrust/Competition


Danette Chan advises clients on antitrust/competition aspects of cross-border mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Ms. Chan has counseled on transactions across a broad range of industries that require antitrust merger control approvals in the Asia Pacific region, the EU and globally. She also has advised clients on post-closing remedy implementation in China.

Ms. Chan’s notable representations include advising clients in the semiconductor, technology, industrial, aerospace, health care and automotive sectors, including:

  • Ansys, Inc. (U.S.) in its US$35 billion acquisition by Synopsys, Inc.
  • Splunk Inc. (U.S.) in its US$28 billion acquisition by Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • SK hynix Inc. (South Korea) in its US$9 billion acquisition of the NAND memory and storage business of Intel Corporation
  • WABCO Holdings Inc. (Belgium) in its US$7 billion merger with ZF Friedrichshafen AG. The transaction was named Merger Control Matter of the Year — Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa at the GCR Awards
  • Xilinx, Inc. (U.S.) in its US$35 billion acquisition by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (U.S.) in its US$3.8 billion sale of the performance materials division of its materials technologies segment to Evonik Industries AG
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.) in:
    • the US$45.4 billion merger of its Nutrition & Biosciences business with International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    • its US$130 billion merger of equals with The Dow Chemical Company
  • JOYY Inc. (China) in its US$1.5 billion acquisition of Bigo Inc.
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company (U.S.) in the US$100 million sale of its soft tissue core needle biopsy product line and C. R. Bard, Inc.’s Aspira product line to Merit Medical Systems, Inc. in connection with its merger with C. R. Bard
  • NXP Semiconductors N.V. (the Netherlands) in its wholly owned subsidiary’s US$1.76 billion acquisition of Marvell Technology Group Ltd.’s wireless connectivity portfolio
  • Embraer S.A. (Brazil) in the US$4.2 billion sale of an 80% stake in its commercial aircraft and services business to The Boeing Company
  • Versum Materials, Inc. (U.S.) on the antitrust aspects of its US$6.4 billion acquisition by Merck KGaA (Germany)
  • ABB Ltd. (Switzerland) on the antitrust aspects of its US$2.6 billion acquisition of the industrial solutions business of General Electric Company



  • Postgraduate Certificate In Laws, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015
  • LL.B., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014


  • Hong Kong
  • New York



Danette Chan

Associate, Antitrust/Competition