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O’Melveny Adds Gordon Ng to Corporate Practice in Hong Kong

May 03, 2010

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Piper Hall
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
202.220.5022
phall@omm.com

Sonja Steptoe
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
213.430.6384
steptoe@omm.com

HONG KONG – May 3, 2010 – O’Melveny & Myers LLP announced today that Gordon Ng will join the Firm as a partner in the Corporate Finance/Capital Markets Practice. He will be resident in O’Melveny’s Hong Kong office.

“Hong Kong remains one of the most important financial centers in the dynamic Asia market, and Gordon brings skills that are critical to the suite of strategic transactions services O’Melveny offers to clients in Hong Kong,” said Howard Chao, Chair of O’Melveny’s Asia Practice. “His excellent reputation is founded on more than 17 years of guiding clients through sophisticated corporate and financing transactions in Hong Kong and China.”

Formerly the managing partner of the Hong Kong office of a large international law firm, Ng represents both companies and banks in Hong Kong listings and other financing matters, regulatory and compliance matters, and M&A transactions.

“With its well-established platform in China and Asia, O’Melveny is an ideal fit for me,” said Ng. “I look forward to leveraging the synergies between my Hong Kong law capabilities and practice, and O’Melveny’s strong relationships with leading banks and private equity firms.”

Ng is a native of Hong Kong and received B.S.C. and M.S.C. degrees from University of London in 1987 and 1988, respectively. He speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin, and is admitted as a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong, as well as in England and Wales and the District of Columbia.

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