Michael is the Managing Partner of Reed Smith LLP’s Beijing Office. He has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate, corporate finance and financing work in Hong Kong and in Mainland China. His equity capital markets experience extends to acting for both investment banks and issuers in relation to H-share, red-chip and A+H share transactions. He was lead partner as Hong Kong counsel on the world’s first simultaneous A+H share offering, the IPO of ICBC, the largest IPO in the world at the time of issue. In M&A, he has extensive experience in acting for purchasers and investee companies in regional and PRC M&A transactions, including private equity and strategic investments.