Steven Sha

Partner, Hong Kong

Biography

Overview

Steve Sha is a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Group, based in Hong Kong.

Steve advises private equity funds, private and public companies and financial investors on a wide range of private equity and other M&A matters. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions across Asia and globally, including sponsor-led acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, going-private transactions, PIPEs, joint ventures, strategic M&A, restructurings and venture financings.

Bars and Courts
Hong Kong
California State Bar
US Patent and Trademark Office
Education
JD
Stanford Law School
BS
Stanford University
Languages
English
Mandarin

Experience

Advent International in its acquisition and consolidation of Serta China, a leading mattress business in China. *

CPPIB in the US$4.3 billion consortium take-private of NYSE-listed Nord Anglia Education.*

Bain Capital in its US$2.7 billion sale of Carver Korea, its US$800 million acquisition of a controlling stake in Hugel Inc., and its sale of the Gymboree Play & Music business in China.*

CMC Capital in a Series D investment in Giphy, Inc.*

Temasek in its healthcare joint venture with Columbia Pacific and its investment in Nasdaq-listed 21vianet.*

GSR/GO Scale Capital in its proposed US$3.3 billion acquisition of 80.1% of Philips' Lumileds business.*

CITIC Capital in its US$600 million consortium acquisition of the sexual health division of Australia-listed Ansell, its US$900 million take-private acquisition of AsiaInfo-Linkage and its US$3.7 billion take-private acquisition of Focus Media.*

Uber's strategic partnership with Baidu in China.*

Tencent in its strategic partnerships with and investments in NYSE-listed 58.com and Nasdaq-listed JD.com.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case

Publications

What China's IPO Crisis Means for PE Investors, China Law & Practice, May/June, 2013.