M&A and Private Equity Expert, Roger Peng, Joins Paul Hastings in Beijing

May 05, 2010

Beijing (May 5, 2010) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Roger Peng, former managing partner of Hogan & Hartsons Beijing office, will join Paul Hastings as a partner in its Beijing office.

Mr. Pengs practice focuses on complex M&A, private equity, venture capital and commercial transactions, with a particular focus on the telecommunications, media and technology industries.

The growth of our global M&A and private equity practice is a key strategy for us. Roger is a great addition to Paul Hastings and his decision to join the firm speaks volumes about our ascending reputation and top-tier client base in Greater China, said Seth M. Zachary, Chairman of Paul Hastings.

Roger is a first class lawyer and his appointment is a significant development in the expansion of our M&A and private equity capabilities in the Greater China region, said David Livdahl, chair of the Paul Hastings office in Beijing. Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the market leaders in the region with an elite team of M&A and private equity experts. Rogers appointment is a major boost to the team, underlining the firms commitment to client service by strengthening the team with the very best talent in the market.

About our Asia M&A and Private Equity Practice:

Lawyers at Paul Hastings have advised on some of the most innovative and significant transactions in the region. Our Asia M&A and private equity practice advised on groundbreaking deals such as the first successful formation and closing of an RMB-denominated China real estate investment fund recently completed by Prax Capital. The team is also frequently recognized for its successful work on behalf of its clients. Recent accolades include:

• Awarded "Asia Law firm of the Year" for the fourth consecutive year, by Private Equity Real Estate.
• Awarded M&A Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business.
• Awarded "Private Equity Law Firm of the Year" by Asian-Counsel.
• Awarded "Private Equity Deal of the Year" by China Law & Practice and IFLR.

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