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Yvonne Y F Chan

Yvonne Y F Chan

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP1285 Avenue of the AmericasNew YorkNew YorkUSA10019-6064

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Private Funds - Formation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Yvonne Chan is a distinguished funds formation specialist in the North American market. She can deploy over a decade of experience with private equity fund formation in China, India and Japan, among other jurisdictions.


Of counsel in the corporate department, Yvonne Y F Chan is a nationally recognised investment fund formation and private equity lawyer.

Yvonne practices in the mergers and acquisitions group of Paul, Weiss’ corporate department. She has extensive experience in the formation of cross-border joint ventures, and on foreign direct investment and private equity investments in the United States and China. In addition, she has over 10 years' experience on private equity fund formation, with a focus on funds targeting markets in Asia, specifically China, India and Japan. She is recognised as a leading investment fund formation and private equity lawyer by The Legal 500.

A New Zealand-trained lawyer, Yvonne has worked in the firm's Beijing, Hong Kong and New York offices, and formerly served as general counsel-North Asia of Glaxo China Limited in Hong Kong.

Yvonne is fluent in English and Mandarin. She is qualified as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand.

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