Prevailing market conditions have seen a marked increase in take-private transactions by company founder and management through Cayman statutory mergers, and dissent from these mergers has become increasingly common. Our clients include individual dissenters and consortiums of dissenters across a wide-range of industries including mobile phone technology, oil and gas, medical technology, hospitality and e-commerce, many of which have operated in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

The primary driver for Cayman Island merger disputes is the wave of take-private transactions emanating from the Far East. Appleby’s deep roots in the Hong Kong market and extensive exposure to the PRC allows our team to offer a seamless service between our Cayman Islands qualified experts in Hong Kong and our merger disputes specialists based in the Cayman Islands.

Our Experts

Tony Heaver-Wren

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2732
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Eliot Simpson

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5765
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Andrew Jackson

Counsel: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2738
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Heather Froude

Senior Associate: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2713
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Daniel Hayward-Hughes

Senior Associate: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2956
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Jonathan Lee

Legal Manager: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5712
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