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Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporations involved in M&A activity are looking for offshore legal advisers who understand their business and markets and have substantial experience in complex cross-border transactions.

Mergers and acquisitions are a speciality for Conyers. From early structuring to successful closing, our lawyers can advise you on all aspects of your M&A transaction. We have experience in handling multi-billion dollar deals, with particular expertise in the insurance, finance, technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and oil & gas sectors.

Global team – local expertise

Our global team offers expertise on the laws of Bermuda, the BVI and the Cayman Islands, from those jurisdictions and from our offices in Hong Kong, London and Singapore. We know that timing can be critical with cross-border transactions. With an international approach, we stand ready to assist you, where and when required. The scope of our offering includes:

  • Amalgamations/mergers
  • Acquisitions (public and private)
  • Joint ventures
  • Takeovers
  • Continuations
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Tender offers
  • Squeeze-outs
  • Anti-takeover measures, such as shareholder rights plans
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Reorganisations & restructurings

Market leadership

  • For over 10 years, Conyers has acted in more than 75% of major offshore mergers, acquisitions and takeovers in Asia.
  • Our lawyers have been at the forefront of high-profile M&A activity within Bermuda’s insurance sector for decades.
  • We are the market leader for M&A work in BVI, advising on the largest M&A transactions in the region.

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can assist you. Please call or email any of the contacts listed below.





Charissa Ball
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550
Mobile  +852 6469 0270


Christopher W.H. Bickley
Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9556
Mobile  +852 6469 3356


Robert J.D. Briant
Partner, Head of BVI Corporate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1100



Kevin C. Butler
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7374



Andrew Chen
Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1118



Angie Chu
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9549
Mobile  +852 6469 3385


Charles G.R. Collis
Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4918


Guy Cooper
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4938



Alex Davies
Counsel

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7375



Alan Dickson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7790





Craig T. Fulton
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7372



Chris Garrod
Director, Insurance and Technology

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4923


Anton Goldstein
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119



Dawn C. Griffiths
Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4970






Joanna Kee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9526
Mobile  +852 6469 3387



David Lamb
Consultant

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9511
Mobile  +852 6469 3377


Wynne Lau
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9532
Mobile  +852 6113 6070


Felicity Lee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9595
Mobile  +852 6469 3379


Paul Lim
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9551
Mobile  +852 6469 3368


Sarah Lusher
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7889


Maree Martin
Counsel and Head of Knowledge Management - Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7781


Ryan McConvey
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9580
Mobile  +852 6469 3369



Cora S. Miller
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7786




Alexis Haynes
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 278 7951



Michael O’Connor
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7395


Janice Oh
Director

Singapore   +65 6603 0703




Rachael Pape
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1114


Preetha Pillai
Director, Head of Singapore office

Singapore   +65 6603 0707


Jason Piney
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4993


Nicholas Pattman
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7765


Alex Potts QC
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394


Edward Rance
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 278 7904



Audrey M. Robertson
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111


Derek Stenson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7392


Matthew Stocker
Partner, Head of Cayman Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382


David Stubbs
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4915





Amber Wilson
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 278 7961


Flora Wong
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9521
Mobile  +852 6469 3383




Rowan Wu
Legal Manager

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9554
Mobile  +852 6469 3386


21 Jul 2021
Conyers advises Faraday Future on its US$1 billion merger with Property Solutions Acquisition Corp.

13 Jul 2021
Conyers advises lithium-metal battery supplier, SES Holdings Pte. Ltd., on its US$3.6 billion merger with a NYSE listed SPAC

08 Jul 2021
Conyers Advises Med-Tech start-ups Hyperfine and Liminal on their US$580 million merger with NASDAQ-listed SPAC HealthCor Catalio Acquisition Corp.

05 Jul 2021
Conyers advises CAR Inc. and Indigo Glamour Company Limited in connection with the privatisation of the Company by way of US$1.1 billion Voluntary General Offer & Compulsory Acquisition

25 Jun 2021
Conyers advises on US$5.7 billion Take Private Transaction

25 Jun 2021
Conyers Advises Origin Materials in connection with its merger with Artius Acquisition Inc.

02 Jun 2021
Conyers advises Guoco Group Limited and GL Limited on its privatisation by way of compulsory acquisition

19 May 2021
Conyers advises Newegg Commerce, Inc. in connection with their merger and disposition

05 May 2021
Conyers advises Roivant Sciences Ltd., on its business combination by merger of a subsidiary with Montes Archimedes Acquisition Corp.

04 May 2021
Conyers advises DeepGreen in connection with its proposed US$2.9 Billion merger with Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corporation

04 May 2021
Conyers advises Leif Höegh & Co. Ltd. on its acquisition of outstanding shares of Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd.

28 Apr 2021
Conyers advises I.T Limited on its privatisation and delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of scheme of arrangement

15 Apr 2021
Conyers Advises New Fortress Energy on its Acquisition of Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. and Golar LNG Partners LP in a Combined US$5 Billion Transaction

01 Apr 2021
Conyers advises Chrysaor on its merger with Premier Oil plc creating the largest independent oil and gas company listed on the London Stock Exchange

25 Mar 2021
Conyers advises Huifu Limited on its privatisation and delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of scheme of arrangement

24 Mar 2021
Conyers advises on TP ICAP’s US$700 million acquisition of Liquidnet

18 Mar 2021
Conyers advises International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. on the completion of its business combination with special purpose acquisition company Tiberius Acquisition Corporation and IGI’s subsequent listing on NASDAQ.

18 Mar 2021
Conyers advise China Distance Education Holdings Limited in connection with the privatization merger

26 Feb 2021
Conyers advised Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. on its strategic merger with Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.

08 Jan 2021
Conyers advises TEM Holdings Limited in connection with its privatization by way of a scheme of arrangement and delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

23 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. in connection with its privatisation by way of a scheme of arrangement

03 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Changshouhua Food Company Limited in connection with its privatisation by way of scheme of arrangement

01 Dec 2020
Conyers advises Dufry AG on its acquisition of the remaining share of Hudson Ltd

20 Nov 2020
Conyers advises Fuling Global Inc. in connection with its privatisation by way of merger

18 Nov 2020
Conyers advises Coreworth Investments Limited, Harmony Creek Investments Limited and Rich Horizon Investments Limited on the privatisation of Yintech Investment Holdings Ltd.

04 Nov 2020
Conyers advises Bitauto Holdings Limited in connection with the privatization merger

02 Nov 2020
Conyers is advising Watford Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: WTRE) on its pending acquisition by Arch Capital Group Ltd.

30 Oct 2020
Conyers advises AquaVenture Capital Limited (affiliate of Seven Seas Water) on its US$48 million acquisition of water business in Panama

27 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Easy One Financial Group Limited in connection with its HK$514 million privatisation by way of a scheme of arrangement and its subsequent delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

23 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Golden Meditech Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$425 million privatisation by way of a scheme of arrangement and its subsequent delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

23 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Capxon International Electronic Company Limited in connection with its HK$150 million privatisation by Value Management Holding Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement

22 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Vantage International (Holdings) Limited in connection with its privatisation by Fame Yield International Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement and its subsequent delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

15 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Templewater Bravo Holdings Limited led consortium on HK$3.2 billion (US$410.2 million) acquisition of NWS Transport Services Limited

15 Oct 2020
Conyers advises O-Net Technologies (Group) Limited in connection with its HK$2,828.78 million privatization by way of a scheme of arrangement and its delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

09 Oct 2020
Conyers advises Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. In connection with its short form merger with Square Acquisition Co.

06 Oct 2020
Conyers advised Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME), on its acquisition and take private by affiliates of PPF Group N.V.

05 Oct 2020
Conyers advises on the privatisation of Jinmao (China) Hotel Investments and Management Limited and Jinmao Hotel by way of a scheme of arrangement

01 Oct 2020
Conyers advises White Mountains on its acquisition of Ark Insurance Holdings

30 Sep 2020
Conyers advises on the acquisition by 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp of shares in Diginex Limited

18 Sep 2020
Conyers advises the US$8.7 billion privatisation of 58.com Inc. by way of merger

21 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Despegar on US$200m of preferred share financings and Koin acquisition

17 Aug 2020
Conyers Advises on Acquisition of ARX Resources Ltd (TSX:ARX-T)

05 Aug 2020
Conyers advises Sirius International Insurance Group on its combination with ThirdPoint Reinsurance Ltd.

01 Jul 2020
Conyers advises PureCircle Limited in connection with its GB£185 million privatisation by way of scheme of arrangement

03 Jun 2020
Conyers advises the Carlyle Group on its acquisition of a 71.5% stake in Fortitude Group Holdings

28 May 2020
Privatisation of On-Bright Electronics Incorporated by way of merger

27 May 2020
Conyers advises GreyCastle Holdings Ltd. on its sale to Monument Re Limited

26 May 2020
Conyers advises Li & Fung Limited in connection with its HK$7.2 billion privatisation by way of scheme of arrangement

17 Apr 2020
Conyers advises BBI Life Sciences Corporation in connection with its HK$1.96 billion privatisation by LJ Future Ltd. by way of a scheme of arrangement and its delisting

17 Apr 2020
Conyers advises Changyou.com Limited on its privatisation

14 Apr 2020
Conyers advises Jumei International Holding Limited on its privatisation

30 Mar 2020
Conyers advises AquaVenture on its US$1.1 billion acquisition by Culligan

30 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners on US$500 million acquisition of Seven Seas Water

30 Mar 2020
Conyers advises Meten International Education Group in connection with a merger transaction involving EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp. and a related private placement to institutional investors

27 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Springland International Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$4.5 billion privatisation by Octopus (China) Holdings Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement and its delisting

10 Feb 2020
Conyers advises Associated Partners on US$860 million acquisition of AP Wireless by Landscape Acquisition Holdings Limited

31 Jan 2020
Conyers advises TPG Global, LLC and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board on its acquisition of 35% of Dream Cruises

14 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Itau BBA Securities, Inc on GeoPark Limited’s US$350 million notes issuance and acquisition of Amerisur

14 Jan 2020
Conyers advises Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited on its Acquisition by Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation

01 Jan 2020
Conyers advises London Life Insurance Company on its amalgamation with Great-West Life Assurance Company and Canada Life Assurance Company

24 Dec 2019
Conyers advises AquaVenture on US$1.1 billion acquisition by Culligan

10 Dec 2019
Conyers advises on the acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust

29 Nov 2019
Conyers advises Arch Capital Group Ltd. on its acquisition of Barbican Group Holdings Limited

29 Nov 2019
Conyers advises Arch Capital Group Ltd. on its acquisition of Barbican Group Holdings Limited

19 Nov 2019
Conyers advises on US$860 million business combination of AP WIP Investments Holdings and Landscape Acquisition Holdings

15 Nov 2019
Conyers advises Aircastle on US$7.4 billion acquisition by Marubeni and Mizuho

13 Nov 2019
Conyers advises TPV Technology Limited in connection with its HK$4.6 billion privatisation by way of scheme of arrangement

01 Nov 2019
Conyers advises Tongchuangjiuding Investment Management Group Co., Ltd and FTLife Insurance Company Limited in connection with the sale of all of the issued shares in FTLife to New World Development Group

27 Oct 2019
Conyers advises Central European Media Enterprises on its US$2.1B acquisition

24 Oct 2019
Conyers advises C.P. Lotus Corporation in connection with its HK$425 million privatisation by C.P. Holding (BVI) Investment Company Limited by way of two schemes of arrangement and its delisting

10 Oct 2019
Conyers advises International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. on its business combination with Tiberius

01 Oct 2019
Conyers advises to International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. on its business combination with Tiberius Acquisition Corp

03 Sep 2019
Conyers advises Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited in connection with its US$130.8 million privatisation by Bowenvale Limited by way of scheme of arrangement

26 Aug 2019
Conyers advises Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited in connection with its reorganisation

19 Aug 2019
Conyers advises Dufry AG on its proposed acquisition of Hudson Ltd.

03 Jul 2019
Conyers advises China Hengshi Foundation Company Limited in connection with its privatisation by Zhenshi Group (HK) Heshi Composite Materials Co., Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement and its subsequent delisting

11 Jun 2019
Conyers advises Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Limited in connection with its privatisation by Hanergy Mobile Energy Holding Group Co., Ltd by way of schemes of arrangement

03 Jun 2019
Conyers advises Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. on its US$470 million acquisition of Ascendant Group Limited’s issued and outstanding shares

30 May 2019
Conyers advises Travelport Worldwide Limited on its US$4.4 billion acquisition

30 Apr 2019
Conyers advises CM Seven Star Acquisition Corporation on its acquisition of Kaixin Auto Group

09 Apr 2019
Conyers advises MBK Partners HK Limited in connection with the privatisation of eHi Car Services Limited by way of merger

19 Mar 2019
Conyers advises Jefferies in relation to BW Group’s US$120 million takeover of Epic Gas

15 Feb 2019
Conyers advises Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with its US$2.6 billion acquisition of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited

13 Feb 2019
Conyers advises on US$300 million sale of Six Senses to the Intercontinental Hotels Group

01 Feb 2019
Conyers Advises Nuance Communications, Inc. on the Sale of its Document Imaging Division to Kofax, Inc.

16 Jan 2019
Conyers advises Hanwha Q Cells Co., Ltd.’s Special Committee in connection with “Going Private” proposal

07 Jan 2019
Conyers advises on largest-ever BVI takeover

20 Dec 2018
Conyers advises Noble Group Limited on US$3.5 billion global restructuring

17 Dec 2018
Conyers advises LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton on its US$2.6 billion acquisition of the Belmond Hotel Group

14 Nov 2018
Conyers advises Nephila Holdings Limited on its acquisition by Markel Corporation

14 Nov 2018
Conyers advises The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of 19.9% of Fortitude Group Holdings, LLC

07 Nov 2018
Conyers advises Deltatre on US$127 million purchase of Massive Interactive online sports streaming group

31 Oct 2018
Conyers advises Neubeger Berman Group LLC in connection with its acquisition of Cartesian Re

22 Oct 2018
Conyers advises Jiayuan International Group Limited in connection with its US$225 million 12% Senior Secured Notes due 2020

15 Oct 2018
Conyers advises New Cotai Holdings LLC in pre-IPO innovative restructuring

20 Sep 2018
Conyers advises Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited on their acquisition of Belkin International by way of merger

03 Aug 2018
Conyers advises Global Brands Group Holding Limited on the sale of its North American licensing business

14 May 2018
Conyers advises Cinven on €2 billion sale of Ufinet Group

24 Apr 2018
Conyers advises on Vinci Airports acquisition of Airports Worldwide’s management portfolio

29 Dec 2017
Conyers advises SELLAS Life Sciences Group Ltd on its merger with Galena Biopharma, Inc.