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Katherine Chuang
Katherine Chuang
Partner
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+852 2803 3642
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+852 2803 3618

Katherine specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, direct investment, corporate restructurings and reorganisations and general corporate commercial matters.  Katherine previously worked for an international law firm, held an in-house position at an international investment bank and spent a period on secondment at a Hong Kong telecommunications listed company. 

Katherine has represented major clients on many significant matters including:

  • Acted on behalf of PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk group of companies in a Rp 2.2 trillion equity deal in which CVC Capital Partners agreed to acquire a 15% stake in PT Siloam International Hospitals Tbk, the largest private national healthcare group in Indonesia and a listed subsidiary of PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk 
  • Acted for PT Multipolar Tbk and its wholly owned subsidiary in relation to the issuance to and subscription by Anderson Investment Pte Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, of a USD300 million equity linked instrument which is exchangeable into a 26.1% stake in PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk
  • Acted for Sixty Group, an international fashion company based in Italy, in a multimillion dollar transaction with respect to its divestment of its interest in its business in greater China under a joint venture with the Trendiano group, an investor based in the PRC, by way of business transfer to a newly set up joint venture. Acted for Sixty Group in Asia for several years on general corporate/commercial matter
  • Acted for PT Matahari Pura Prima Tbk (retail business), a top retailer in Indonesia, and part of the Lippo Group conglomerate, in its divestment of a substantial part of its interest in PT Matahari Department Stores Tbk, its listed subsidiary to a newly established joint venture with funds managed by CVC Asia Pacific Limited
  • Acted for PT First Media Tbk on the divestment of part of PT First Media’s interest in PT Link Net and PT First Media Television to a newly established joint venture with funds managed by CVC Capital Partners Asia III Limited
  • Acted for Lippo China Resources, a Hong Kong listed company, in its disposal of interest in its PRC retail department store business carried out under the name “Robbinz”. The deal value was approximately HKD345 million
  • Acted for Lei Shing Hong Limited, a company whose shares were then listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in relation to its privatization by way of scheme of arrangements
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Experience
2011
Reed Smith Richards Butler
2008
Richards Butler in Association with Reed Smith LLP
2007
Richards Butler Hong Kong
2007
International Investment Bank
2000
Richard Butler, Hong Kong
Education
Post Graduate Certificate in Laws, University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Common Professional Examination in Laws, University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Science in Biology, McGill University, Canada
Professional Admissions / Qualifications
2002 Hong Kong
Professional Affiliations
Member, Law Society of Hong Kong
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