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Michael Padarin 彭德贤

Partner 合伙人

Michael's practice concentrates on the formation, operation and restructuring of private investment funds, primarily private equity and venture capital funds, and their related fund sponsor vehicles.

Michael also represents early and later stage companies in a range of industries, including fintech, life sciences and technology, in relation to private financings, listings, cross-border investments and other M&A transactions.

Michael lived and worked in the Cayman Islands before returning to Hong Kong and has a wealth of experience dealing with inbound and outbound China deals.

Career

Prior to joining Carey Olsen, Michael was a partner in the global investment funds group of another offshore firm based in the Cayman Islands for seven years, having previously spent over four years in its Hong Kong office. 

Michael was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2002, a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2012, a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of the British Virgin Islands in 2012 and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2012. 

Michael的业务主要专注于私募投资基金的设立、运营和重组,主要包括私募股权和风险投资基金,及其相关基金发起人。

Michael还代表包括金融科技、生命科学和技术等一系列行业的早期和后期公司,涉及私募融资、上市、跨境投资和其他并购交易。

Michael在回到香港之前在开曼群岛生活和工作,并且在处理与中国有关的对内对外交易方面拥有丰富的经验。

在加入Carey Olsen之前,Michael在另一家离岸律所的开曼群岛分所的全球投资基金团队担任合伙人七年,并在之前在该所的香港办事处工作了四年多。

Michael于2002年获得新南威尔士州最高法院的律师资格,2012年获得英格兰和威尔士的律师资格,2012年担任英属维尔京群岛的律师,并在2012年获得开曼群岛的律师资格。

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What our clients say

“He is valued for his ‘pragmatic approach’ and extensive knowledge of Cayman Islands fund issues."

Chambers Global

“He has a wide range of fund-related expertise, encompassing launches as well as restructuring."

Chambers Global