Company accomplice Valerie Kong’s profession at Clifford Probability will come full circle when she takes up her appointment because the Singapore workplace managing accomplice efficient from 1 October, succeeding Kai-Niklas Schneider who had been on the helm since 2016.
Kong started her authorized profession as an intern on the Singapore workplace in 1999 and can step into Schneider’s function within the agency’s prime strategic decision-making physique, the chief management group.
Having been within the agency at each stage of her authorized profession, Kong moved up the ranks from her humble beginnings as an intern at Clifford Probability in her second yr at college to her promotion into partnership in 2014.
She specialises in M&A, advising monetary traders and multinational firms on their minority investments and majority acquisitions within the Southeast Asia area, in addition to portfolio divestments and strategic joint ventures.
Kong has held many positions inside the agency globally, bringing exemplary management expertise to every function. She is a member of the accomplice choice group answerable for making suggestions on worldwide accomplice promotions and hires since 2019. She additionally beforehand served on the Asia-Pacific and the Singapore management teams.