Christopher Betts primarily focuses on China-related capital markets, M&A transactions and general corporate advice. Mr Betts advises major corporations, investment banks and private equity funds on a broad range of corporate and securities matters such as listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (including Hong Kong depositary receipt listings, secondary listings, spin-offs and listings by companies with VIE arrangements), rights issues, share placements and other fundraising activities, takeovers, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr Betts has been named a leading lawyer for capital markets work in Hong Kong and China by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia and IFLR1000. He also was named one of Law360’s 2015 ‘rising stars’ under 40 for capital markets. Mr Betts speaks fluent Mandarin and is a professionally accredited translator of Chinese. Mr Betts’ work has been repeatedly recognised for its innovation, including by the Financial Times in its ‘Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyer’ reports.