Patty Shao, CFA 

Patty Shao, CFA

Hong Kong
3508, Two Pacific Place
88 Queensway
Hong Kong,

t: 852.3101.1561
e: patty.shao@mcmillan.ca

overview

Patty joined McMillan's Hong Kong office in 2016. She brings 12 years of experience in corporate finance, cross-border transactions and private equity. As a member of the China Practice Group, Patty assists clients with matters involving investing and doing business in Canada and market entry to China.

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Patty is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received her BBA degree from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining McMillan, Patty was Managing Director of AFC Investments, a private equity/family office group in Hong Kong and previously carried out direct investments and cross-border M&A advisory work at CITIC Group and Sunwah Group.

Patty is co-chair of the Policy and Government Relations Committee of the CanCham HK and sits on the Founders Council of the CanCham PRD.

Representative Matters

  • Acted for a major Chinese mining SOE in its US$200 million loan from the China Development Bank
  • Acted for a HKSE-listed company for technical assistance with an agriculture project in China
  • Acted for an education group in China for its reverse-takeover of a ASX-listed company
  • Helped structuring and launching two Cayman-incorporated private equity funds

News

Keeping Hong Kong Prosperous: Canadian businesses outline what needs to be done
McMillan's Hong Kong Practice Group featured in CanChamPRD publication

Practices

business formation
capital markets
e-commerce
government relations
investment funds and asset management
investments and acquisitions
mergers and acquisitions
private equity
venture capital
white collar defence and government investigations
cryptocurrency and blockchain

Industries

cleantech
energy
mining
natural resources
oil and gas
private equity - buyouts & venture capital investment
renewables

Media Mentions

  • "A new approach to China Private Equity", Shanghai Business Review, August 2015

Patty joined McMillan's Hong Kong office in 2016. She brings 12 years of experience in corporate finance, cross-border transactions and private equity. As a member of the China Practice Group, Patty assists clients with matters involving investing and doing business in Canada and market entry to China.

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Patty is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received her BBA degree from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining McMillan, Patty was Managing Director of AFC Investments, a private equity/family office group in Hong Kong and previously carried out direct investments and cross-border M&A advisory work at CITIC Group and Sunwah Group.

Patty is co-chair of the Policy and Government Relations Committee of the CanCham HK and sits on the Founders Council of the CanCham PRD.

  • Acted for a major Chinese mining SOE in its US$200 million loan from the China Development Bank
  • Acted for a HKSE-listed company for technical assistance with an agriculture project in China
  • Acted for an education group in China for its reverse-takeover of a ASX-listed company
  • Helped structuring and launching two Cayman-incorporated private equity funds