The global law firm Ropes & Gray announced that Daniel Anderson has been named a partner in the Hong Kong office, focusing on the firm’s growing special situations practice. Mr. Anderson, who previously held the position of counsel at the firm, works closely with attorneys across several practices, including finance, private equity, hedge funds, bankruptcy & business restructuring, tax and litigation. Before joining Ropes & Gray, he was a director in Citadel Investment Group’s special situations group in Hong Kong, where he was involved in making, restructuring and exiting investments in various countries in Asia.
“Daniel Anderson’s special situations experience and strong work with clients across many of our practice groups will be a great asset to clients with business interests in Asia,” said Brad Malt, chairman of Ropes & Gray.
At Ropes & Gray, Mr. Anderson represents funds and other investors in special situations transactions in Asia, including acquisitions of distressed securities and loans, “loan-to-own” strategies, private financings, in-court and out-of-court restructurings, and real estate. Mr. Anderson also previously worked with the mergers & acquisitions group at Simpson Thacher in Hong Kong. He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and is proficient in Mandarin.
“Ropes & Gray is committed to providing the best service to special situations investors who often invest in to highly complex circumstances,” said Mr. Anderson.
With 24 attorneys, including eight partners, Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office is focused on private equity, finance, capital markets, bankruptcy & business restructuring, hedge funds and government enforcement. The firm’s growing record of success in Asia has earned it numerous awards. Asian Legal Business recognized Ropes & Gray for “Deal of the Year” for China in 2010 and for Japan in 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009, and India Business Law Journal recognized Ropes & Gray for its 2012 “Deal of the Year” awards. Chambers Asia has recognized the firm’s corporate, private equity and intellectual property practices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Ropes & Gray, a global law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers and professionals, provides clients with execution of their transactions from offices in the world’s major centers of business, finance, technology and government – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, London, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The firm has consistently globally ranked practices in private equity, M&A, finance, investment management, hedge funds, life sciences, health care, intellectual property, litigation, securities litigation and government enforcement.
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