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21 Feb 2019

Stephenson Harwood advises Duff & Phelps on Zolfo Cooper Asia acquisition


Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Duff & Phelps, the global valuation and corporate finance adviser, on its acquisition of Zolfo Cooper Asia.

The acquisition of Zolfo Cooper Asia, an independent provider of restructuring, financial and corporate advisory solutions, will strengthen Duff & Phelps’ restructuring and dispute service offerings, and enhance its ability to provide local expertise to clients in the Greater China Region and across Asia.

The Stephenson Harwood team was led by partner Tom Platts, with assistance from partners Jane Ng and Kevin Lee, Wei Tu* partner Zoe Zhou, Virtus Law* partner Sheetal Sandhu, and associates Mark Stephens, Laura Baker and Annie Mak.

Notes to editors

*Wei Tu (a PRC law firm registered in Guangzhou) and Stephenson Harwood (a law firm registered in Hong Kong) are in a CEPA association under the name “Stephenson Harwood - Wei Tu (China)”. CEPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) is a free trade agreement concluded between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Under CEPA, Hong Kong based law firms are permitted to operate in association with Mainland Chinese law firms.

*Virtus Law LLP (T13LL0339K) and Stephenson Harwood LLP (T13LL0821C) are registered as a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore under the name Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance. Both firms are registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) with limited liability. The term "partner" is used to refer to a member in one of the constituent law firms.




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