5th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Resilient Asia – Fighting Global Headwinds

15 Feb - 17 Feb 2017

Session information

M&A in the Asia Pacific region – distressed or chasing the Asian demographics?

Thursday 16 February (1200) - Friday 17 February (1330)


Asia Pacific Regional Forum (Lead)


This panel will discuss the various types of M&A transactions in the major Asia Pacific countries, including India, China, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.

  • Are they mainly distressed deals or are Western MNCs buying companies to increase their Asia market share?
  • What sectors are seeing activity?
  • Is there any outbound activity?
  • What issues are impacting M&A?
  • Are there many disputes on exits?
  • Are Asian promoters more aggressive than necessary?

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

David Cho Dechert, Central, Hong Kong SAR


MANJULA CHAWLA Phoenix Legal, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Robert G DeLaMater Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, New York, USA
Deepak Sharma Axis Capital, Mumbai, India