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Amy Ho

Amy Ho

Partner

Partner
Amy Ho

Amy Ho has substantial experience advising on private and public M&A, private equity, joint venture and strategic transactions in the UK, Hong Kong and the PRC. Her practice includes advising multinational companies on mergers and acquisitions in Hong Kong, China and other parts of Asia as well as Chinese investors on their outbound investments in Asia Pacific and Europe.

Amy heads up our insurance sector in Asia Pacific and she also specialises in China real estate work, having advised real estate funds/investors and developers on numerous real estate investments and divestments in China.

Global M&A Toolkit

Bringing clarity to complex cross-border M&A, providing in-depth analysis of the M&A trends across the globe

  • Advising Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, a leading global hygiene and forest products company, on the sale of its businesses in Taiwan, South Korea and South East Asia to Vinda International Holdings Limited, one of China's largest hygiene companies which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, for an initial consideration of HK$2.8 billion
  • Advising The Coca-Cola Company, on the acquisition of the beverage business of China Culiangwang Beverages Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for US$400.5 million
  • Advising ACE Insurance on the integration of its general insurance in Hong Kong with that of Chubb following their US$29.2 billion global merger
  • Advising HSBC and Hang Seng Bank on the sale of their general insurance business in Hong Kong, Singapore, Argentina and Mexico to AXA and QBE, respectively  

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Career and qualifications

  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1992
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong 1997
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1999
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2004
  • Partner since 2006

Awards and citations

  • Ranked Band 3 for China, Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong- based International Firms
    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016
  • Ranked Band 3 for China, Real Estate: Hong Kong-based International Firms
    Chamers Asia-Pacific 2016
  • Amy Ho is "persuasive in tough negotiations," say impressed clients
    Chambers Asia-Pacific
  • Amy Ho impresses sources for her ability to “absorb the complexity of issues extremely rapidly.” In addition, her strong drafting skills are noted: “We feel her contracts really give us protection. Years down the line if something pops up unexpectedly, we know her contracts will be water-tight.
    Chambers Asia-Pacific
  • Clients appreciate that she is "very calm and responsive" when advising on transactions
    Chambers Asia-Pacific