Deacons boosts HK practice with KWM hire

November 8, 2013 Deacons has bolstered its Hong Kong capital markets practice with the hire of partner Kevin Tong from King & Wood Mallesons. Tong advises issuers and financial institutions on debt capital markets transactions, with a focus on offshore yuan capital raising instruments, derivatives and other structured financial products.
 
Tong has been with the former Mallesons Stephen Jaques since 2011, when he shifted from a consultant role at Simmons & Simmons. Before that, he was a managing associate in Linklaters’ Hong Kong capital markets group.

After making the move to Deacons, Tong will work with five other partners and more than 35 fee earners in the firm’s capital markets practice,

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