KWM hires cap markets expert from Davis Polk
King & Wood Mallesons has hired capital markets specialist Sam Huang as a partner in its Beijing and Hong Kong offices from Davis Polk & Wardwell.
Huang, who was based in Davis Polk’s New York and Hong Kong offices, specialises in public and private corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings, debt offerings and private equity investments, and mergers and acquisitions. He has represented clients in a number of capital market deals in Asia, in industries such as financial services, insurance, energy, biopharmaceuticals and telecommunications.
This is KWM’s first lateral hire domestically since it added 11 partners in April. KWM also added M&A partner Jake Robson in its Singapore office from Morrison & Foerster in March.
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