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Baker McKenzie Nabs Kirkland Partner in 3rd Hong Kong Hire in 2 Weeks

May 31, 2020 - Legal Week
Board and Executive Moves

Baker McKenzie has hired a private equity partner in Hong Kong from Kirkland & Ellis.

Derek Poon was most recently a Hong Kong-based corporate partner with Kirkland where he advises private equity firms, investment banks and companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions. Earlier this year, he-alongside Kirkland partner Nicholas Norris-represented New York-based advertising company Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. on a $497 million sale of...