Matthew Gee

Senior Associate


Hong Kong SAR

Matthew has experience of a wide range of cross-border mergers & acquisitions, reorganisations, joint ventures and private equity transactions.


Representative matters

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc on the US$180.5 million auction sale of its Global Markets Intelligence Division (headquartered in Hong Kong) to a consortium consisting of Caixin Global Limited and the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited.

LRG Holdings Limited on the auction sale of one of its hotel portfolios.

FMC Corporation on the auction sale of its Omega-3 business to Pelagia AS.

Warburg Pincus on the sale of a minority shareholding in CAR Inc., one of the largest car rental groups in China.

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc on its US$125 million auction acquisition of RISI, the global information provider for the forest products industry.

The Blackstone Group on the US$500 million sale of its majority stake in Trans Maldivian Airways to a consortium consisting of Bain Capital Asia Fund III, L.P. and Shenzhen Tempus Global Business Service Holding Ltd.

InterContinental Hotels Group on certain development agreements in connection with its acquisition of a 51% stake in Regent Hotels and Resorts and the rebranding of the InterContinental Hong Kong.

Shanghai RAAS Blood Products Co. Ltd. on its US$672 million proposed acquisition of Tiancheng (Germany) Pharmaceutical Holdings AG from Tiancheng International Investment Limited.

A leading software company on the acquisition of a private software company based in Hong Kong with subsidiaries in Australia, Europe, Singapore and the US.

A leading private healthcare group on a potential joint venture in Asia.

Novartis International on its multi-billion dollar consumer healthcare joint venture with GSK.

Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH on the exchange of its consumer healthcare business (enterprise value of EUR6.7 billion) with Sanofi’s animal health business (enterprise value of EUR11.4 billion).

Deloitte LLP on its Eastern European joint venture with other Deloitte member firms.

A Chinese international conglomerate on its auction bid for a UK gas distribution business.

First Reserve International Limited on its post-closing group restructuring of an international power transmission and distribution business.

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.