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Christine Chan

Lawyer | Associate
J.D. (UC Berkeley)



Private Equity

Venture Capital/Startups

China Desk

U.S. Desk

T +49 30 88 060 910
F +49 30 88 060 919

Areas of expertise


Corporate Governance (U.S.)


Private Equity

Venture Capital and Startups






Merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and divestitures, with a focus on the technology and life sciences sectors, U.S. and cross-border leveraged and management buyouts, venture and growth capital investments

Advised Infor, a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, in its acquisition of the assets of Accentia Middle East and in the $2.5 billion equity investment by the investment arm of Koch Industries (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised P4G Capital in its acquisition of the assets of Fore Machine Company Inc., the assets of Aero Components, Inc. and the assets of Unique Elevator Interiors, Inc. (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised Spectrum Equity in its $63 million majority growth equity investment in Bitly, Inc. (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised FTV Capital in its minority growth equity investment in Enfusion Systems (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised HGGC in its acquisition of eTouches, Inc. (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised Adobe Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Livefyre, Inc. (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA in its acquisition of ON Light Sciences, Inc. (prior to Hyazinth)

Advised Synopsys, Inc. in its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd. (prior to Hyazinth)

Professional background and education


Since 2018

Hyazinth LLP, Berlin, Associate


Kirkland & Ellis LLP, San Francisco, Associate


Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Silicon Valley, Associate


Juris Doctor (J.D.), UC Berkeley School of Law


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Yale University



Admitted to the California Bar

Chinese-German Lawyers' Association