Calton Chu

Calton Chu

Hong Kong

Email calton.chu@​

Phone +852 2219 0888

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin

Practice groupCorporate

Calton has represented multinational corporations and private equity funds on cross-border transactions across a wide range of industries including technology, financial institutions and real estate. 

He has also advised companies on intra-group restructuring and corporate governance issues.

Education and admissions


Chinese University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, 2013

Juris Doctor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2012

Representative experience

Acting for Permira and its portfolio company, Tricor Group, on the bolt-on acquisition by Tricor Group of Madison Pacific Group. 

Acting for CITIC Capital on its investment in LanzaTech New Zealand Limited.

Acting for LimeTree capital on its Indonesian joint venture to acquire and develop real estate in Bali, Indonesia.

Acting for LimeTree Capital on the offshore shareholders' agreement relating to its acquisition of real estate assets in Niseko, Japan.

Acting for Sojitz Corporation on its acquisition of a controlling stakes in Phenix Jet Hong Kong Limited.

Acting for UBS on its investment in NextEV Inc. via a subscription for new Series C Preferred Shares. The total investment amount was US$20 million.

Acting for Catalyst CEL Management Ltd. on its investment in Satxify Limited, a semiconductor company that develops SoCs for satellite communications. Catalyst subscribed for preferred B shares in the company at the total subscription price of US$15 million. 

Advising U.S.-based Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) on an international restructuring involving entities located in the United States, Singapore, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines.

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