K&L Gates Advises BPEA EQT on Klook's US$210 Million Fundraising
Global law firm K&L Gates LLP advised BPEA EQT on its recent investment in Klook, a Hong Kong-based online booking platform for travel and leisure experiences in Asia. BPEA EQT along with other investment funds participated in the fundraising round which raised US$210 million.
Klook was founded in 2014 and allows users to choose from diverse experiences ranging from attractions and tours to local transport and experiential stays in over a thousand destinations globally.
BPEA EQT is one of Asia’s largest private alternative investment firms and part of global investment organization EQT.
The K&L Gates cross-jurisdictional team that advised BPEA EQT was led by Hong Kong-based corporate partner William Ho, with support from associates Eva Ying, Dorothy Hung, Amy Lau and others across the platform, including Taipei corporate partner Joseph Tseng.
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