Bosco Yiu is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. His practice focuses on representing private equity firms, investment banks and public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, Hong Kong IPOs, and general Hong Kong corporate regulatory and compliance advice. Mr. Yiu has particular expertise with Hong Kong takeovers, privatization, private and public mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and equity capital markets transactions.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Yiu practised at Hong Kong offices of major U.S. and U.K. international law firms. He speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

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Mr. Yiu’s key experience includes representation of:


  • A consortium led by Hillhouse Capital and CDH in its US$5.8 billion privatization of Belle International by way of Scheme of Arrangement (the largest privatization in value in Hong Kong in 2017)*
  • McDonald’s in its US$2.08 billion disposal of an 80% stake in its China and Hong Kong business to CITIC and Carlyle (M&A Deal of the Year (Mid-Size), Asian Legal Business Award 2017)*
  • PAG Asia in its US$1.475 billion takeover and privatization of Yingde Gases by way of voluntary general offer and compulsory acquisition (Deal of the Year (Large Cap), Asian Private Equity and Venture Capital Awards 2017)*
  • A consortium led by Legend Holdings in its US$550 million whitewashed subscription for shares and warrants in Lenovo Group*
  • ZhongAn Online in its formation of a RMB730 million Fintec and Insuretech joint venture with Sinolink Worldwide*
  • Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia in its pre-IPO investments and disposals in China*
  • Hony Capital in the US$1.1 billion acquisition of a furniture, garment and beauty business from Hong Kong-listed company Li & Fung*
  • China Media Capital in its US$32.8 million pre-IPO investment for a 15% stake in Hong Kong-listed company Ourgame International*
  • China Rundong Auto and KKR in a US$198 million whitewashed subscription for shares in China Rundong Auto by Greenland Holding*
  • CDH in its pre-IPO investment in a hospital group in China*
  • Genting Hong Kong in its US$600 million acquisition of Crystal Cruises from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha*


  • China Rundong Auto in its Hong Kong IPO*
  • Morgan Stanley Asia as sponsor in the proposed IPO of Goodbaby China in Hong Kong*
  • Credit Suisse, CICC and Polaris Securities as joint sponsors in the Hong Kong IPO of Tenfu (Cayman) Holdings*
  • China Outfitters Holdings in its Hong Kong IPO*
  • Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as joint sponsors in the proposed Hong Kong IPO of Graff Diamonds *
  • Credit Suisse as sponsor in the dual primary listing of Prudential plc in Hong Kong by way of introduction and the proposed IPO of Prudential Group in Hong Kong upon completion of the proposed acquisition of AIA Group*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

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P.C.LL., 2005
University of Hong Kong
LL.B., 2002
Osgoode Hall Law School



High Court of Hong Kong
England and Wales (Reg. Foreign Lawyer)
Ontario, Canada





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