3 finance partners join Ashurst

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Ashurst recently boosted its Asian banking and finance practice with the appointment of three new partners, Eric Tan, Daniel Lau and Damien Whitehead, who join the firm’s Hong Kong office, serving clients in Greater China.

Tan joined from Fangda Partners and has more than 15 years of experience acting for major banks in the region on complex financing deals. He specializes in acquisition finance, cross-border lending and structured finance.

Lau joined from Allen & Overy and has expertise in debt-related transactions such as structured and acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and syndicated loans. He is experienced in working with financial institutions and corporates in financings for China outbound investment and acquisitions by Chinese companies.

Whitehead is a restructuring and insolvency specialist who joined the firm from White and Case to further enhance the firm’s coverage of financial markets.