SOPHIE GU’s practice focuses on capital markets including Hong Kong and U.S.-registered initial public offerings, debt offerings pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, and mergers and acquisitions.
Sophie has advised international real estate developers in their debt financing, onshore acquisitions, project development and leasing operations. Sophie has also advised investment funds in their acquisitions in China. Sophie was a judicial extern for the Honorable Consuelo M. Callahan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit while studying in law school.
Prior to joining Sidley, she had four years’ experience in other international law firms and P.R.C. law firms in Beijing.
Sophie is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.