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