KK So

Partner - Tax Services, Asia Pacific Real Estate Tax Leader, PwC Hong Kong

KK joined PwC Hong Kong in 1985, transferred to Melbourne, Australia in 1989 and returned to Hong Kong in 1992. Over the years, KK has accumulated extensive experience in providing Hong Kong, China and international tax advice to MNCs, locally listed conglomerates and private enterprises operating in a wide range of industries, including asset management, logistics, manufacturing, media and entertainment, real estate, retail, technologies, and telecommunications.  In particular, he has participated in advising on various value chain transformation projects, corporate restructurings, M&A, structured finance products, funds formation, IPOs, and tax audits.  In recent years, KK has also advised various clients in Hong Kong, Mainland China and other Asian countries on the implementation of their global investment strategies, covering a variety of investment opportunities in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Among his different roles within PwC, KK is PwC’s Asia Pacific Real Estate Tax Leader and a member of PwC’s Global Asset Management Team. In Hong Kong and Mainland China, KK leads a tax advisory group which specialises in real estate, infrastructure and construction.  KK’s real estate clients include global, regional and country specific real estate / infrastructure funds, private equity funds, pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, REITs, publicly listed property groups, and other investors.  KK is a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute.  He also represents PwC in Asia Pacific Real Estate Association, ANREV and China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and International Chapter.  KK is a frequent speaker on real estate and asset management related subjects.

KK is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  At the Institute, he is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of its Taxation Faculty and a member of its China Taxation Sub-committee.  He also represents the Institute in the Joint Liaison Committee of Taxation.  Besides, he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK.

KK graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with an MBA degree. 

 

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