Withers

Hong Kong

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Withersworldwide is an international law firm headquartered in London with offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. It has been established in Hong Kong since 2008 offering tax and wealth planning, trust, family law, charity and corporate advice.  

The firm’s transactional practice offers corporate services in real estate, M&A, joint ventures, reserve takeovers, IPOs and entity reorganisation.

Key clients of the firm include Cornes Safe Navigation Holdings, Giorgio Armani, Sky Shuttle Management Services, New Provenance Everlasting Holdings, Aux International Holdings and China Greenfresh Group.

The firm kept busy during the research period with acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, investments and share sales in the fashion, real estate, fintech, and food and beverage industries. 

Deal highlights

-Aux International Holdings HK$6.5 million acquisition of Mini Club

-Cornes Safe Navigation Holdings $8 million acquisition of Safe Navigation (HK, SG, US)

-Giorgio Armani MUP145 million Rainbow Fashion Management 

Client feedback: 30th edition (2019/2020)

Capital markets: Equity

“Putting their urgent clients at top priority with concise and quick responses to questions. They are able to cut through the noise and present us with the basic information required to make a decision.”

“Lead partner Mabel Lui is very commercially-minded. Comes up with solutions instead of just saying what can't be done.”

“Very professional, friendly and quick to respond.”

M&A

“Responsible, views with different perspectives and detailed-oriented.”

Restructuring and insolvency

“Withers provides professional services with high integrity and efficiency.”