Victor Ho


Partner – Beijing

Tel +86 10 6535 4381

Victor Ho is a Corporate and M&A Partner in Allen & Overy LLP’s Shanghai and Beijing offices. Victor has more than 16 years of extensive, on-the-ground experience, much of which has been spent living and working on the Mainland on PRC-related transactions and matters. Victor currently heads Allen & Overy LLP’s PRC Life Sciences Practice Group. His experience is characterised by its breadth and includes advising on acquisitions, disposals and investments, joint ventures, IP protection matters, the structuring of research and development operations and arrangements, advising on medical device-specific leasing and financing structures, licensing and co-development matters, and distribution arrangements for pharmaceutical/biology, medical device and healthcare provider clients, including financial investors focused in the sector. Victor has worked with both Novartis V&D and Novartis in respect of their operations in China.

His recent relevant experience includes advising: Ciba Vision in respect of its investment in and distribution arrangements with the Hydron Group; GE Healthcare on its acquisitions and regulatory matters in the anaesthesiology equipment and nuclear medicine sectors; KCI in respect of its medical device registration and distribution and sales and marketing arrangements; UCB in respect of its exclusive licensing and distribution of third party pharmaceutical products; private equity investors in various healthcare/life sciences companies, including in the areas of hospitals, DNA-testing, medical device-focused distributions, and Asia-specific oncology; and a US pharmaceutical company on its proposed acquisition of a publicly-listed company on the PRC stock exchange.

Victor is qualified in the U.S. and he is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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