Jonathan Lee is a partner with extensive experience in corporate finance, private and public takeovers, cross border acquisitions and divestments of equity interests and assets, establishment of joint ventures, private equity investments and foreign direct investments, with particular focus in China-related transactions and in the energy and natural resources sector.
Jonathan’s practice focuses on advising clients on structuring and implementing cross borders acquisitions and divestments, acting for both private and public companies in a broad range of industries including oil and gas, after-life services, insurance, property development, financial services, hotels, media and technologies. Jonathan regularly advises clients in relation to in-bound investments into and acquisitions in China and out-bound investments and acquisitions from China to the rest of the world.
Jonathan regularly advises publicly traded companies to help them grow through acquisitions, formation of joint ventures and raising capital through placements of equity and debt securities, and in relation to compliance with securities laws, the Listing Rules of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Repurchases.
Apart from advising investors in public takeovers and compliance with securities laws, Jonathan regularly advises corporations on general commercial issues including employment, franchise and other transactional work.
Hong Kong will continue to be a preferred platform for investors from Mainland China to invest, to raise funds and as platform for outbound investments.
Queen's University, Canada, B.Sc., Electrical Engineering
University of London, LL.B.
University of Hong Kong, PCLL
The Law Society of Hong Kong
The Law Society of England and Wales (non-practising)
Member of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance) of Hong Kong
Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee of Huangpu in the Guangdong Province
Member of the Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member of the Consents Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong
Committee member of the working group of the Hong Kong Federation of Isurers