Mathew Lewis focuses his practice on capital markets transactions throughout the Asia-Pacific region, with a particular emphasis on Greater China, as well as transactions in India, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore. Mathew is fluent in English and Mandarin. He is admitted to practice in New York only.
Mathew has extensive experience in initial public offerings (IPOs), Rule 144A/Regulation S placements, issuances of depositary receipts, and other equity, debt and equity-linked transactions including both private placements and registered US securities offerings. His principal clients have included, among others, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and UBS.
In addition, he has advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions and foreign direct investment projects into China and counseled clients on various corporate matters ranging from share buy-backs, regulatory compliance, ongoing reporting requirements, beneficial ownership reporting and FCPA/CFIUS issues.
University of Virginia School of Law, 1998, J.D.
Yale University, 1993, B.A., History, cum laude
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms, China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018)