Ryan Tou joins White & Case as a partner in Hong Kong

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Capital Markets Practice with the addition of Ryan Tou as a partner in Hong Kong.

"The lawyers in our market leading global practice advise clients on their most important, complex, cross-border capital markets deals in all major financial centres across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific," said White & Case partner John Vetterli, head of the Firm's Global Capital Markets Practice. "Ryan's addition demonstrates our ongoing commitment in Asia-Pacific to supporting our clients on their key Hong Kong-related equity capital markets matters."

Ryan's practice focuses on corporate finance, including advising issuers, underwriters and investors on complex capital markets transactions, securities, corporate and governance matters in Hong Kong. He joins White & Case from Allen & Overy, where he was of counsel, and brings more than ten years of experience.

"Ryan is a highly knowledgeable and experienced Hong Kong equity capital markets lawyer whose issuer and investment bank clients value his technically sophisticated and commercial approach to their key deals," said White & Case partner Eugene Man, Regional Section Head, Asia-Pacific Banking & Capital Markets. "His arrival represents an exciting expansion of our existing capabilities advising international and regional clients on Hong Kong IPOs and public company issues."

White & Case partner and Vice Chair Oliver Brettle said: "White & Case has a long history advising clients in Asia-Pacific, with an on-the-ground presence in the region for more than 45 years since our Hong Kong office opened in 1978. Ryan's addition continues our enduring commitment to Asia-Pacific and maintains our recent momentum following the arrival of lateral partners in key practices in our offices in Australia, Indonesia and Japan, as well as Hong Kong."

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