Mr. Johansen is a shareholder in Parr Brown’s Business and Finance groups. He has over a decade of experience advising on large, multi-national securities offering, merger, acquisition, fund formation and investment matters, as well as advising on reporting obligations (U.S. SEC and Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Johansen worked for leading U.S. and British law firms (inter alia, Paul Hastings and Allen & Overy) in Hong Kong. Mr. Johansen also seconded with the asset management division of a major U.S. investment bank (JP Morgan) focused on fund formation and investment matters for infrastructure and real estate funds with investments across the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr. Johansen is a member of the Utah State Bar, obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School, his LL.M. degree in Chinese Law from Peking University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese (business minor) from Brigham Young University.