Overview


Wilson Chu focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, as well as related corporate governance, for clients ranging from Fortune 500 serial acquirers to private equity funds to emerging technology companies in the United States and abroad. While he has experience in a wide range of industries, his practice is heavily weighted in the technology and health care sectors, particularly digital health and fintech.

As the creator of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) influential M&A Deal Points Studies, Wilson is widely recognized for his thought leadership that continues to shape M&A practice globally. He was a founding co-chair of the ABA’s M&A Market Trends Subcommittee, which publishes the Deal Points Studies. From 2018-2021, Wilson served as Chair of the ABA’s M&A Committee, the largest group of its kind in the world.

Wilson is founding co-chair of the University of Texas Mergers & Acquisitions Institute, the country’s leading private company M&A conference since 2005, the founding chair of the International Financial Law Review/Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s Asia M&A Forum in Hong Kong since 2005, Asia’s leading M&A law conference, and founding chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Section of the Dallas Bar Association.

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Results


Multiple acquisitions and strategic transactions for

  • 7-Eleven, Inc.
  • AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC)
  • Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL)
  • Renren, Inc. (NYSE: RENN)
  • Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR)
  • Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX)
  • United States Automobile Association
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VAR)

Recognitions


    Acritas Star Lawyer
    Who’s Who Legal – Thought Leaders: M&A & Corporate Governance
    Who’s Who Legal – Corporate: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Community


  • Co-Founder, Alliance for Asian American Justice
  • PracticalLaw.com, member of advisory board
  • Asia M&A Forum, co-organized by the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and Euromoney’s International Financial Law Review, founding conference chair
  • The University of Texas Mergers & Acquisitions Institute, founding co-chair
  • Dallas Bar Association, Mergers & Acquisitions Section, founding chair

Credentials


Education
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD, 1984
Southern Methodist University, BBA, 1981

Admissions
Texas

Wilson Chu

Insights & Events / Media

New York, New York / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2017

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