Richard Spooner is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Maples and Calder. His practice focuses on M&A, IPOs, private equity and venture capital investments and general corporate matters. Richard has extensive experience representing public and private companies in M&A and strategic transactions. He also regularly advises major corporations and private equity clients on investments, dispositions, restructurings, reorganisations, spin-offs and joint ventures. Richard has recently advised on significant M&A and going-private transactions involving Hong Kong and US-listed companies, as well as on various acquisitions and investments in China and across Asia.