UK: Clyde & Co Adds Leading Corporate Lawyer
Last Updated: 17 November 2016

Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed John Chrisman as a Partner in its Hong Kong office.

John is a corporate lawyer with 28 years' experience spanning more than 30 countries across six continents. He represents companies, financial institutions and investment banks on international capital markets deals and cross-border M&A transactions. John is recognised as a leading international lawyer in India.

John's recent transactions include the IPO of RBL Bank, tender offer of New World Development, the QIP private placement of IndusInd Bank, the IPO of Thyrocare Technologies, the QIP private placement of Dewan Housing Finance, the IPO of Genscript Biotech and the offer for sale of NTPC.

Commenting on his move to Clyde & Co, John says: "I am pleased to join Clyde & Co to further develop the firm's international capital markets and outbound M&A practice focused on the Indian subcontinent, Asia Pacific and Middle East & North Africa regions. I look forward to working with a truly international team to further service our many clients across the globe."

Managing Partner Hong Kong, Simon McConnell, says of the appointment: "We are fortunate to have a firm with strong ties to India and see John's appointment as an opportunity to further strengthen our capability across the entire Asia Pacific and Middle East region."

Prior to Clyde & Co John was a Partner at Dorsey & Whitney, Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer, Jones Day, Coudert Brothers and was an associate with Sullivan & Cromwell.

John is admitted to the State Bar of California and is a registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong and England and Wales.

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