Denise Wong is a Partner in the Global Corporate and Investment Funds Groups of Walkers’ Hong Kong office. She specialises in hedge funds and private equity funds, as well as all areas of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and capital markets transactions.
Denise regularly advises investment managers on investment fund formation and ongoing matters. She has advised on numerous private equity fund formations as well as private equity investments. She also has an active corporate practice where she represents investors and corporates in connection with pre-IPO investments, joint ventures and listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Taiwan Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and NYSE.
Prior Employment Experience
Prior to joining Walkers in 2004, Denise was a corporate lawyer at Herbert Smith in Hong Kong where she specialised in corporate finance and general corporate matters. She has acted for investment banks and multi-national corporates on listings of companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as well as mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 – “Denise Wong attracts strong market recognition for her broad corporate and investment funds practice acting for significant Chinese clients on major transactions.”
Best in Offshore – Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2016
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 – “Denise Wong is well known in the market for her hedge fund and private equity fund work. ‘She’s very practical, very commercial and responsive and she anticipates what our needs are’.”
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 – “Denise Wong is ‘a go-to lawyer’.”
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 – “Denise Wong is singled out by clients for her ‘good Chinese language capabilities’ and experience in dealing with China-facing funds.”
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 – “Denise Wong ‘can be trusted to deliver the desired result while working to the client’s budget and delivering on a deadline’.”
International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2011 – 2015