Nathan H. C. Ma

Associate
Hong Kong
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Profile Experience

Nathan Ma is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Mr. Ma advises on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Ma worked as a trainee solicitor at another international law firm.

 

Mr. Ma's experience includes advising:

  • Warburg Pincus and Hillhouse Capital on their US$700 million investment in Series A fundraising by JD Property, a China-based infrastructure asset management and integrated service platform of JD.com
  • Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital on their disposal of Wall Street English China, by way of intra-group restructuring and share sale whereby Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital continue to own a 100% stake in Wall Street English International post-sale
  • KKR and Tencent as the lead investors in a US$120 million Series B fundraising by Voyager Innovations, Inc., a leading technology company in the Philippines and owner of PayMaya, one of the Philippines’ most popular payment and financial services apps
  • KKR and Tencent as the lead investors in their US$240 million investment in Series A fundraising by Voyager Innovations
  • Warburg Pincus as the lead investor in its equity investment in a US$100 million Series D fundraising by Online Mobile Service Joint Stock Company, one of the largest e-wallet payment solution and e-commerce companies in Vietnam
  • Warburg Pincus on its exit in ESR Cayman Limited by way of a US$1.6 billion initial public offering and listing on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which was the third largest IPO in Hong Kong in 2019
  • Warburg Pincus on its US$100 million structured equity investment in Series C fundraising by Circles Asia, a pan-Asian MVNO operator and telecommunication service provider
  • Warburg Pincus on its equity investment in Series C fundraising by Online Mobile Service Joint Stock Company
  • CITIC Capital on its acquisition of a majority stake in Intramco Europe B.V., a Netherland-based leading manufacturer and global distributor of electric vehicles charging station components and charging wires
  • Tencent on its equity investment in the Series E and E1 fundraising rounds of Airwallex (Cayman) Limited, one of the fastest-growing global fintech platforms
  • Tencent on its equity investment in a US$1 billion Series H fundraising by Swiggy, an India online food delivery company which is among India’s most valued privately owned startups
  • Lodgis Hospitality Holdings, a hospitality platform company of Warburg Pincus in Southeast Asia, on the US$230 million acquisition of The Grand Ho Tram Strip, a resort hotel with casino and golf course in Vietnam
  • PTT Group, a Thai state-owned SET-listed oil and gas company, on its US$454 million acquisition of a 41.6% stake in Indian solar power company Avaada Energy Private Limited 
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