Mr. Hanna is a partner in the Singapore office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP. He has a particular focus on equity capital markets, private equity, venture capital and alternative methods of raising capital.
He represents numerous corporate clients seeking to list in London on the Official List, AIM as well as NEX/ISDX.. He also advises on structuring private equity funds and other methods of alternative finance including private placements and convertible bonds.
Mr. Hanna acts for a broad range of industries including life sciences, technology, social media, oil and gas, mining, financial services, defense, aviation and manufacturing.
Prior to moving to Asia, Mr. Hanna practiced law in London for 11 years. He has been working on transactions in Asia and living in the region for over a decade.
Mr. Hanna is a regular speaker at seminars and workshops on London listings and alternative means of raising capital.
He is strongly recommended in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 2017 edition and has been described as being “….exceptionally good” and as a “very accomplished and effective lawyer”. He is also recognised in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2015 and 2016 in the ‘Capital Markets: International’ and ‘Capital Markets – UK’ categories for Singapore.