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Michael K. Chan

Partner
+852.2230.3581
Fax +852.2511.9515
Michael Chan is a partner with the firm’s Hong Kong office. He focuses his practice in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, banking and finance and other general corporate and commercial work.

Professional Background

Mr. Chan has been practicing law in Hong Kong since 1986. He had practiced at local and international firms before joining K&L Gates. He is also a notary public of Hong Kong.

Mr. Chan acted as an independent non-executive director and member of the audit committee of a home mortgage finance company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 2002 to 2005.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Hong Kong Society of Notaries
  • Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Law Society of England & Wales

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker at U.S. Financial Mission to Hong Kong "Private Equity Investment Opportunities in Hong Kong, Chinese mainland and Asia Region" Roundtable Meeting organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council in 2004
  • Speaker at Clean Technology Investment World Asia 2010 post conference masterclass on “Foreign Investment in RMB Funds – The Current State and Way Forward”
  • Acted for a London listed international media group in its formation of joint ventures and acquisitions in PRC, Hong Kong and other countries in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Acted for a US based international communications agency in its acquisition of another communications agency based in PRC.
  • Acted for a UK based international water treatment company in selling its Hong Kong subsidiary to a Hong Kong based construction company
  • Acted for a Hong Kong based flexible packaging company in the sale of its Hong Kong and PRC operation to a US listed international packaging company
  • Acted for an international travel and leisure company in its acquisition of a Hong Kong travel agency
  • Acted for a US based recruitment agency in its acquisition of a Hong Kong recruitment agency and in the establishment of a recruitment agency in PRC
  • Acted for a Hong Kong listed group in forming a joint venture in Canada for supplying plastic fittings in North America
  • Acted for a US listed international software supplier in the restructuring of its investment in PRC and Hong Kong
  • Acted for various PRC based investors in their investments in a mining company listed in Australia
  • Acted for a Hong Kong based private client in his investment in a PRC art museum operator
  • Acted for a Japanese private equity fund in its investments in a PRC based software outsourcing company
  • Acted for the same Japanese private equity fund in the sale of its investment portfolios in PRC in the secondary market
  • Acted for a Hong Kong based investor in selling its pre-IPO investment in a PRC company to a private equity fund
  • Acted for an international private equity fund in its investment in a Hong Kong based international distributor of chemical products
  • Acted for a Hong Kong based private equity fund in its investment in a PRC based online auction platform operator
  • Acted for a Hong Kong based private client in his acquisition of a real estate project in Japan
  • Acted for various Hong Kong based private clients on bank margin loan facilities
  • Acted for ICBC on its Pre-IPO financing to a PRC based property developer
  • Acted for Hong Kong listed Nan Hai Group on its Shariah financings from an Islamic bank in the Middle East for real estate projects in PRC
  • Acted for Hong Kong listed China Lesso Group on its various financings from syndicated lenders
  • Acted for US listed Xin Hua Finance on its financing from syndicated lenders