Hogan Lovells hires corporate team

Cheng Xu, Don Williams and Tony Mou

Don Williams, Tony Mou and Cheng Xu have joined Hogan Lovells’ Shanghai office as partners to strengthen the firm’s corporate and finance practice.

Williams focuses on M&A, private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) and capital markets, while Mou advises on general corporate and transactional matters with an emphasis on capital raising transactions, joint ventures and foreign direct investment. Xu focuses on PE/VC transactions and cross-border M&A.

All three partners join from Sheppard Mullin’s Shanghai office. They have advised on TMT and a wide range of other industry sectors, representing clients such as Alibaba on strategic investments and M&A transactions.

Hogan Lovells’ corporate and finance team now has 52 lawyers across its Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai offices.