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Miranda So

Miranda So

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Hong Kong, HKG

Miranda So is a partner at Davis Polk, based in Hong Kong. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, private equity transactions and general corporate matters. She has extensive experience representing public and private companies in M&A and strategic transactions. She also regularly advises major corporations and private equity clients on investments, PIPEs, dispositions, restructurings, reorganizations, spinoffs and joint ventures. Her recent representations included transactions involving Hong Kong- and U.S.- listed companies in their significant M&A and going-private transactions, as well as various acquisitions and investments in China and across Asia.

  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructurefs investment in Chinafs Zhaoheng Hydropower Holdings
  • Kerry Miningfs auction of the Baruun Naran coal mine in Mongolia and US$975 million sale to Hong Kong-listed Mongolian Mining Corporation
  • Charoen Pokphand Groupfs sale of US$45 million of convertible preference shares in Hong Kong-listed C.P. Pokphand to the Carlyle Group and other investors
  • Shanda Games Limitedfs reorganization and business separation from Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited and IPO on Nasdaq
  • Baidu's investment in Qiyi
  • Warburg Pincusfs acquisition of a significant stake in Nasdaq-listed China Biologic Products
  • IDG Capital Partners' acquisition of the China operations of Nasdaq-listed Amdocs in consortium with the management team of Amdocs China
  • Unitas Capital's US$40 million investment in China restaurant group Babela's Group
  • Zhuhai Yintong Energy's US$49 million acquisition of a majority stake in Nasdaq-listed Altair Nanotechnologies
  • Advanced Semiconductor Engineeringfs US$780 million going-private acquisition of Nasdaq-listed ASE Test Limited
  • Morgan Stanleyfs spinoff of Discover and related restructurings
  • Health Management Associatefs US$3.25 billion recapitalization
  • Huntington Bancsharesf US$3.6 billion merger with Sky Financial Group
  • Commonwealth Telephone Enterprisesf auction and US$1.6 billion merger with Citizens Communications Company


Ms. So is listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global: The Worldfs Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers Asia.


Partner, 2011-present
Associate, 2003-2011


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