Hong Kong partner honored for her work as a leading capital markets practitioner.
Cathy Yeung is the Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Greater China Practice and former Global Vice Chair of the firm‘s Capital Markets and Public Company Representation Practices.
Ms. Yeung has an excellent reputation advising on PRC-related corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and public company representation. Her practice focuses on:
- Capital markets, including initial public offerings
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Private equity
- Regulatory and compliance
- Corporate governance
Ms. Yeung has represented a number of leading investment banks and Chinese companies in various PRC-related corporate finance transactions in China and Hong Kong, and has extensive experience in foreign direct investment, corporate restructuring, and property development in the PRC.
Ms. Yeung regularly speaks at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries regarding the rules governing the securities listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and corporate governance. She was the Bank of China's company secretary for nearly eight years, until October 2015.
Ms. Yeung is recognized in the Top 300 Global Women Leaders by IFLR1000 2018, Securities Lawyer of the Year in the Asia Legal Awards by The Asian Lawyer 2016, and the leading capital markets lawyer in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s 2014 Asia Women in Business Law Awards
Ms. Yeung is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.