Sidley Austin announced that Meng Ding has joined the firm in Hong Kong as a partner in its China corporate and finance group.
Meng was earlier a partner with Kirkland & Ellis’ capital markets practice group in Hong Kong. He started his career as a high-tech researcher and technologist in Silicon Valley, and has extensive experience in handling capital markets and M&A transactions, especially in the technology media and telecoms, healthcare, financial institutions, hard-tech and other emerging technology fields.
Meng has advised on numerous Hong Kong and US IPOs and follow-on offerings, pre-IPO investments, take-private transactions in the US, and Rule 144A and Regulation S bond offerings (investment grade and high-yield). He has also experience advising US-listed companies on SEC compliance, exchange reporting and other general corporate matters.