Dorothea Koo

Dorothea Koo is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office and a member of the Steering Committee of the Firm's Asia Pacific Private Equity Practice Group and the Working Group of the Firm's Asia Pacific Financial Institutions Industry Group. Dorothea's practice focuses on public M&A. She also advises private equity houses and other financial investors on a wide range of domestic and private equity transactions and is experienced in corporate finance.

In brief The Hong Kong court has delivered an important judgment on the interpretation of Rule 2.10 of the Takeovers Code and provided practical guidance on the types of court meeting that may be approved for privatisation of a Hong Kong incorporated company pursuant to a scheme of arrangement under the Companies Ordinance and the Takeovers Code. In view of the pandemic-related travel restrictions, the Court also directed a hybrid court meeting, allowing overseas shareholders…