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Broad & Bright

701 CBD INTERNATIONAL PLAZA, NO.16 YONG'ANDONGLI, JIANGUOMENWAI AVENUE, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100022, CHINA
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Work +86 10 8513 1818
Fax:
Fax +86 10 8513 1919
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www.broadbright.com
Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Hongchuan Liu

Tel:
Work +8610 85131818
Email:
Broad & Bright

Work Department

Partner

Position

Mr. Liu’s major practice areas include foreign direct investment (FDI), M&A, venture capital investment/PE, capital market, corporate and commercial, outbound investment, international arbitration.  Mr. Liu has advised more than thirty well-known international enterprises on their FDI, M&A and related activities in China. He was the principal PRC legal counsel for an investment company in the course of establishment and acquisition of twelve joint ventures with a total investment of US$250 million. He advised a world leading photograph and imaging products company on its acquisition of seven photosensitive material factories in China. Representing a leading Korean international company, he assisted the Korean company to establish four major joint ventures in Shanghai, Tianjin and Hainan respectively. He represented one Germany-based and one Sweden- based multinational companies respectively in connection with the restructuring of their China operation involving dozens of subsidiaries and branches. Representing several international VC funds as well as many Chinese hi-tech companies, he has completed dozens of venture capital backed investments. Mr. Liu has participated in nearly twenty international arbitrations relating to international trade and investment disputes at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Committee(CIETAC). In the recent years, Mr. Liu has represented a number of Chinese companies in their offshore investments and acquisition.

Career

Mr. Liu started his legal career as an associate at C & C Law Office in 1990. He was also a visiting attorney at Clifford Chance’s London and Hong Kong offices in 1996. He had worked as an associate at Skadden Arps’ Beijing Office from 1997 to 2001. He was a partner of Beijing Yiwen Law Firm before co-founding Broad & Bright.

Languages

Chinese and English

Member

National Bar of China, State Bar of New York

Education

Mr. Liu graduated from Peking University School of Law in 1989. During this period, he also went to study at Houghton College of the United States as an exchange student. He earned a LL.M. from Harvard Law School, USA in 1997.


China: Corporate and M&A

PRC firms

Within: PRC firms

Broad & Bright’s 15-partner team, which is jointly led by Shanghai-based David Wang and Beijing-based Hongchuan Liu, regularly advises on the establishment of foreign invested companies, asset restructurings, and acquisition and disposal matters. Recent highlights include advising a Finnish company on its divestment of shares in a Shanghai-based joint venture company, handling a multibillion-dollar going-private transaction, and acting for an automobile sector client on the formation of a joint venture in China.

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