Tong Zhao


Tong is a partner in the Hong Kong office with a particular focus supporting clients through critical situations across Greater China. Over the past six years with Brunswick, Tong has managed a portfolio of industry-leading clients, helped multinationals navigate various communications challenges in China and provided counsel to Chinese businesses on domestic and global mandates.

Prior to that, Tong worked for an investment fund, headed investor relations for a Hong Kong-based issuer and served as senior strategy consultant at Cap Gemini and E&Y.

Tong has built up a wealth of knowledge and experience on complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, most notably advising on Yum! Brands' acquisition of a Chinese food chain store, the attempted hostile takeover of China Gas by a consortium formed by Sinopec and ENN, and CP Group’s acquisition of Ping An equity shares from HSBC.