MoFo hires corporate partner in Hong Kong

Morrison & Foerster has boosted its Hong Kong corporate practice with the hire of partner Jeremy Hunt, who is qualified in the UK and Hong Kong, and joins the firm from Allen & Overy. Hunt specialises in M&A and private equity transactions, working with private equity firms and other investors and advisers.   Hunt said in a statement: “It’s an exciting time to join the team in Hong Kong and more broadly in Asia. MoFo’s practice in the region is of the highest quality, and I look forward to contributing to the continued success of the firm.”   “Jeremy joins our leading private equity partner Thomas Chou in Hong Kong to support the increasing volume, range, and sophistication of transactions being executed by our Asia-based private equity clients,” said Ven Tan, the managing partner of MoFo’s Hong Kong office. “His pan-Asia buyout experience, including his specialised expertise in Hong Kong PIPE investments, leveraged buyouts and public takeovers, will broaden and deepen what is already considered one of the top tier private equity practices in the Asia-Pacific region.”

MoFo hires corporate partner in Hong Kong Wed, Oct 10, 2012