General Counsel and Company Secretary
Grab Holdings Inc.
Christopher Betts is the General Counsel and Company Secretary at Grab Holdings Inc. He joined Grab in 2021 and helped the tech giant orchestrate its biggest and most vital deal to date – Last year, Grab began trading on the Nasdaq, becoming the largest-ever company to close a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) merger and go public. Grab’s landmark deal won the Asia Legal Awards’ 2022 M&A Deal of the Year for South and Southeast Asia.
Prior to relocating to Singapore in 2021, Christopher was based in Hong Kong and served as a partner at white shoe firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, as well as Los Angeles-based Paul Hastings. Whilst in private practice, Christopher led the advice on some China’s largest and most high-profile U.S. and Hong Kong listings including that of Baidu, JD Health, Xiaomi Corp and ZTO Express.
Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, Christopher has been named a leading lawyer for capital markets work in Greater China by leading legal publications and rankings.