Matthew Bersani, Shearman & Sterling’s former Asia managing partner, is set to join Hong Kong-based recruitment firm Asia Search Partners.

Bersani, who spent more than  20 years at Shearman, is a capital markets specialist. He has advised China and Asia-based companies on U.S and Hong Kong IPOs.

Asia Search Partners was co-founded by Bersani and his wife Molly Cliff in 2007. The couple also recently launched Cliff Group in New York, which will provide bespoke advice for law firms and partner-level lateral candidates, and also include recruitment, consulting and coaching.


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