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Commerce & Finance Law Office

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Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen

China: Capital markets

Capital markets: PRC firms
Capital markets: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Commerce & Finance Law Office

Commerce & Finance Law Office's team includes Xiaoman Zhang, who focuses on IPOs, M&A and restructuring; Wu Gang, who handles capital markets, M&A and PE investment matters, and Xin Kong. In a notable highlight, Gang advised China Unicom Network Communications on its $12.24bn mixed ownership reform via non-public offering and the transfer of shares, a complex matter involving ten different investors. Wei Chen acted for China Huarong Asset Management in several offshore bond offerings totalling $3.4bn. The team has been bolstered by Qingfeng Huang's arrival from EY Chen & Co. Law Firm.

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Xin Kong - Commerce & Finance Law Office

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China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms
Corporate and M&A: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Commerce & Finance Law Office

Commerce & Finance Law Office excelled when assisted COSCO Shipping with its $6.3bn acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line. As part of the government's push for state-owned enterprises to be revitalised with private capital, recent highlights also saw a team, led by Gang Wu and Wei Sun acting for China Unicom raising $11.7bn from a consortium of investors including Alibaba and Tencent, and capital markets duo Wei Chen and Hui Li acting for China Eastern Airlines on its reform from state-owned enterprise to mixed public/private ownership model. Xiaoman Zhang has notable experience in the areas of IPO, FDI, outbound investment and corporate financing.

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China: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: PRC firms
Dispute resolution: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

Commerce & Finance Law Office

Commerce & Finance Law Office's team is jointly led by Hongji Li and Jialu Wang who are recommended for commercial litigation and arbitration respectively. Leveraging its focus on capital markets transactions, the team handles a steady flow of disputes for listed companies, securities and trusts; it also handles IP disputes. In 2017, Wang acted for Donlinks International Investment in an equity dispute against China National Agricultural Means Of Production Group. Qiang Cui acted for Yingli Energy in its defence against SIC Processing in a debt litigation and represented Beijing Cultural Center Fund in a $62m share purchase dispute. Other clients include Schindler China Elevator, Lippo Group, IDG Ventures and China Orient Asset Management.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms
Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

Commerce & Finance Law Office

Commerce & Finance Law Office acts for foreign private equity funds in their investment projects in China; the practice is also increasingly instructed by domestic RMB private equity funds. The practice's experience extends across the entire investment chain, from initial angel investment to strategic, venture capital and private equity investments as well as pre-IPO investments; Wang Wei is a key name.

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