CHARLIE GU primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financings, joint ventures, formation of private investment funds, and other strategic transactions.
Charlie regularly represents strategic and private equity buyers and sellers in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and the United States in domestic and cross-border investments, divestitures, and acquisitions. He advises Hong Kong-listed companies on commercial transactions and compliance issues involving the Hong Kong Listing Rules and the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs. Charlie’s practice also includes representation of sponsors and investors in connection with the formation and operation of private equity funds and venture capital funds, and representation of corporations in commercial disputes and criminal investigations.
Prior to joining Sidley’s Shanghai office, Charlie was an associate with Sidley’s Hong Kong and Palo Alto offices. Earlier in his career, Charlie practiced at other international law firms in Shanghai, London, and Hong Kong.