Deacons hires capital markets lawyer from Davis Polk

August 31, 2018 Deacons has made the hire of capital markets specialist Peter Cheng from Davis Polk & Wardwell in Hong Kong. A counsel at Davis Polk, Cheng joins Deacons as a partner.

Cheng’s practice focuses on Hong Kong IPOs, as well as ECM transactions, M&A, and private equity. Before he joined Davis Polk in 2014, he held a position at Clifford Chance.

He was also in 2009 seconded to Morgan Stanley’s Hong Kong office legal department. After joining Davis Polk, he was a again in 2016 seconded to the listing and regulatory affairs division of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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