IFLR Asia M&A Forum 2018

February 28 - March 1, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong



On February 28 and March 1 2018, the 13th annual IFLR Asia M&A Forum returned to the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong to discuss key trends in the market.

As companies across the region increase their efforts to adapt to changing geopolitical and technological developments, coupled with tighter regulatory controls on Chinese outbound M&A, dealmakers in Asia are taking a cautious approach towards cross-border acquisitions.

Against this backdrop, this forum provided attendees with key developments, best practices and tips for navigating unique deal-making environments in the region. This comprehensive two-day forum brought together leading industry experts and top counsel to debate top trends and the future of M&A in Asia

Attendees were able to:

  • Understand the new considerations affecting Chinese outbound deals
  • Gain valuable insights on technology M&A, shareholder activism and regulatory changes in the region
  • Learn what to do in the event of a purchase price dispute
  • Explore the effects of representation and warranty insurance on the M&A process
  • Recognise valuable insights into how to address corruption risks in your company
  • Discover more about the key trends in Asia-outbound M&A into Europe


Gurveer Vasir
+44 (0) 207 779 8579

Jessica Shum
+852 2842 6992

Andrew Yuen
+852 2842 6936


Sponsored by








Shearman Sterling


In association with

Supporting organisations







The magazine

December/January 2019

Knowing when to fold

IFLR magazine's December/January 2019 cover story looks at why deals fall apart even if M&A parties are initially dealt a good hand

International briefings

Quick Poll

Is consolidation a good thing for the EU financial sector?

Women in Business Law Group

IFLR's Wibl networking group provides a platform for inclusive debate around fostering female talent in the profession.

Visit its LinkedIn page to find out more, and IFLR's awards page for details on the annual ceremonies.

close Register today to read IFLR's global coverage

Get unlimited access to IFLR.com for 7 days*, including the latest regulatory developments in the global financial sector, updated daily.

  • Deal Analysis
  • Expert Opinion
  • Best Practice


*all IFLR's global coverage published in the last 3 months.

Read IFLR's global coverage whenever and wherever you want for 7 days with IFLR mobile app for iPad and iPhone

"The format of the Review has changed over the years; the high quality of its substantive content has not."
Lee C Buchheit, Cleary Gottlieb