Matthew Bersani

Managing Partner, Asia at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Matthew Bersani

Matthew Bersani

Managing Partner, Asia at Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Matthew Bersani, Asia Managing Partner for the firm, specializes in corporate finance and securities transactions. He has deep experience representing both issuers and underwriters. Transactions in which he has been involved include Rule 144A/Reg S offerings and registered US public offerings of equity securities and convertible and exchangeable debt offerings.

Matthew has for several years been cited as “top tier” or “highly recommended” in various guides to the world’s leading capital markets lawyers. He is recognized as a leading individual for Capital Markets in China, Hong Kong, Thailand and India by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia (2009-2013).

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Managing Partner, Asia at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1988

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

B.A., cum laude
Class of 1982

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Career History
Managing Partner, Asia
Current

Shearman & Sterling LLP provides legal services. It is engaged in the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project development and finance, complex business litigation & international arbitration, asset management, and taxation areas. The company was founded by Thomas Shearman and John Sterling in 1873 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$500
2017

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only organization solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats – and give President Obama the help he needs on Capitol Hill to move our country forward.

$2,300
2008

Former President of United States

$2,000
2004

Former Senator from Massachusetts

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WuXi AppTec Co., Ltd. issued . CNY Ordinary Shares

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Lexinfintech Holdings Ltd. issued Class A Voting American Depositary Shares (ADS)

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Hexindai, Inc. issued USD American Depositary Shares

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Admitted to Practice Law in Hong Kong
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