Kevin K. Leung is the founder and the Chair of the Executive Committee at LKP Global Law LLP, specializing in corporate finance for publicly traded and private companies, mergers and acquisitions transactions and cross-border transactions.
Mr. Leung has represented numerous companies in the United States and around the world including China, Italy and Peru, many of which are publicly traded in the United States and Hong Kong. Mr. Leung’s client base ranges from small start-up companies to Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries including media, alternative energy, electric vehicles, clean coal technologies, apparel brands, drug stores, composite materials, etc. He has worked on numerous types of transactions such as private equity financings, secured debt, M&A, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), PIPEs, follow-on and secondary financings, 144A transactions, setting up Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) and setting up joint ventures.
Over the years, Mr. Leung has developed a cross discipline practice in finding, advising, structuring and executing investments and acquisitions of US companies by Asian companies, funds and individuals. Mr. Leung has over 20 years of experience in advising, structuring and executing investment and acquisition transactions from executing a target company search, negotiating terms, closing the deal and serving on corporate boards to assist in the transition from seller to buyer. Mr. Leung has an extensive network of contacts, reaching corporate board members and top executives at a number of private and public companies in the United States.
Mr. Leung was instrumental in advising, negotiating and executing the acquisition of one of the most coveted brands in the United States, Forbes Media, by a number of high net-worth Asian individuals and family wealth management offices. Since closing the deal, Mr. Leung has continuously served as a member of the board of directors at Forbes Media, helping the new owners of Forbes with integrating and executing its investment strategies. Other transactions that Mr. Leung has been involved with include acquisitions and investments in US companies in the electric vehicle, e-commerce, bio-tech, and wireless technologies industries.
In addition to representing his clients, Mr. Leung was also the founder and Managing Director of a China based private equity fund that makes investments in companies operating around the world. He has successfully invested in and exited investments in many companies including: a leading Chinese men’s wear brand; a chain of drugstores; wireless charging technologies, etc.
Mr. Leung received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Irvine in 1991. He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 1996 and passed the California State Bar examination that same year. Mr. Leung is a member of the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (where he served on the Board of Governors) and the Asian Business League. Mr. Leung is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of California, the United States District Courts for the Central District and the United States Tax Court. Mr. Leung is also a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong and is qualified to practice law as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong. Prior to founding LKP Global Law, LLP, Mr. Leung was an attorney at the international law firm of Paul Hastings. He speaks Cantonese Chinese fluently.
Kevin K. Leung
LKP Global Law, LLP
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Los Angeles, CA 90272
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