Hogan Lovells enhances China M&A capability with new Hong Kong partner hire

HONG KONG, 25 January 2019 – Hogan Lovells announced today that Stephanie Tang will be joining the firm as a partner in the Corporate practice, and will be based in the Hong Kong office. Stephanie will be joining the firm from Shearman & Sterling LLP. Earlier in her career, she was an associate in the Shanghai office of Hogan & Hartson, a legacy firm of Hogan Lovells.

Stephanie Tang is an established and well regarded M&A (both public and private), private equity, and capital markets partner with a strong track record of successfully advising Chinese companies on their outbound investments and international companies on their investments in the Asia Pacific region. She has a strong TMT sector focus.

Commenting on Stephanie's arrival, Global Head of the Hogan Lovells Corporate practice David Gibbons, said: "It is a pleasure to welcome Stephanie back to Hogan Lovells. Over the years, she has become a formidable lawyer and she shares our core values of providing excellent legal advice and outstanding client service. This is another step in our focussed effort to improve our M&A capabilities in the most important markets in the world."

Stephanie Tang added: "I am thrilled to be back at Hogan Lovells. The firm's truly global footprint and strong corporate and regulatory practices will benefit the clients I serve."

While at Shearman & Sterling, Stephanie represented private equity clients as well as various public companies listed in the U.S. and China. She has managed 23 take-private transactions of U.S.-listed Chinese companies, and various cross-border acquisitions led by Chinese private equity funds and/or Chinese A-share listed companies.

The Hogan Lovells Greater China corporate practice covers the full spectrum of corporate transactions, including regulatory, M&A, private equity, and capital markets, which is critical to business in today’s global marketplace. The Hogan Lovells Greater China corporate practice is one of the largest among international firms with over 70+ fee-earners, including 16 partners, based in our Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai offices.

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