Overview

Calton Chu is an associate in the Corporate & Securities practice in Mayer Brown's Hong Kong office. Calton has represented multinational corporations and private equity funds on cross-border transactions across a wide range of industries including technology, financial institutions and real estate. He has also advised companies on intra-group restructuring and corporate governance issues

Calton joins Mayer Brown from a leading law firm in Hong Kong.

Calton speaks English and Cantonese.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese

Experience

  • Advised Permira and its portfolio company, Tricor Group, on bolt-on acquisitions by Tricor Group of Madison Pacific Group and Richful Deyong Group.
  • Advised CITIC Capital on its investment in LanzaTech New Zealand Limited.
  • Advised Amazon Web Services on its acquisition of a Hong Kong internet data center operator. 
  • Advised UBS on its investment in NIO Inc. (formerly NextEV Inc.) via a subscription for new Series C Preferred Shares. 
  • Advised Catalyst CEL Management Ltd. on its investment in SatixFy Limited, a semiconductor company that develops SoCs for satellite communications via a subscription for new Series B Preferred Shares.
  • Advised U.S.-based Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) on an international restructuring involving entities located in the United States, Singapore, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines.
  • Advised one of the world's largest industrial conglomerates on its global corporate reorganization. 
  • Advised LimeTree Capital on its Indonesian joint venture to acquire and develop real estate in Bali, Indonesia.
  • Advised LimeTree Capital on the offshore shareholders' agreement relating to its acquisition of real estate assets in Niseko, Japan.
  • Advised Sojitz Corporation on its acquisition of a controlling stakes in Phenix Jet Hong Kong Limited.
  • Advised Village Roadshow Entertainment Group on its Chinese film and TV production joint venture with Perfect World Pictures and WME-IMG. 

Education

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, PCLL

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, JD

Admissions

  • Hong Kong

Memberships

  • Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong