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Ada Yung

Ada Yung

Associate (Hong Kong)

Ada is an associate in the corporate department specialising in equity capital markets transactions.



Ada is a Hong Kong-qualified associate in the corporate division. Fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin, Ada advises investment banks, corporates and sovereigns across the UK, EMEA and Asia-Pacific on cross-border corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs).

Ada's experience includes advising:

  • Certares Opportunities LLC and Knighthead Opportunities Capital Management LLC on their US$225 million equity investment in Global Blue Group Holding AG, a leading strategic technology and payments partner
  • New Energy One Acquisition Corporation Plc, a special purpose acquisition company incorporated in England, on its listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, the UK's first energy transition SPAC listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • Disruptive Capital Acquisition Company Limited (ticker code: DCACS), a Guernsey incorporated special purpose acquisition company, on its listing on Euronext Amsterdam and in a financing of £125 million of shares and warrants in an over-subscribed private placement
  • The Pebble Group plc (PEBB.L), a merchandising company in UK, on its listing on the London Stock Exchange*
  • JiaChen Holding Group Limited (HK stock code: 1937), an access flooring manufacturing in the PRC, on its listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) by way of Global Offering*
  • Legion Consortium Limited (HK stock code: 2129), a logistics service provider in Singapore, on its listing on the Main Board of the SEHK by way of Share Offer (for the sponsor and the underwriters)*
  • Accel Group Holdings Limited (HK stock code: 1283), an electrical and mechanical engineering company in HK, on its IPO and the SEHK listing*
  • Oriental Payment Group Holdings Limited (HK stock code: 8613), a merchant acquirer providing payment processing services to merchants in Thailand, on its IPO and listing on GEM of the SEHK by way of spin-off from China Smartpay Group Holdings Limited (HK stock code: 8325) (for the sponsor and the underwriters)*

*prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills


Ada is admitted to the Hong Kong Law Society. Prior to joining the firm, she was a corporate associate with another international law firm based in Hong Kong.