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Han Kun Law Offices

9/F, OFFICE TOWER C1, ORIENTAL PLAZA, NO. 1 EAST CHANG AN AVE., BEIJING 100738, CHINA
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Han Kun Law Offices, Ping (Evan) ZHANG, Beijing, CHINA

Ping (Evan) ZHANG

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Han Kun Law Offices

Position

Domestic and offshore private equity fund (FUND), Domestic and offshore VC / PE financing & investment (VC/PE), Corporate restructuring, M&A, and IPO, Foreign investment in China, and overseas investment of domestic enterprises, Private equity crowdfunding, offshore bond issuance, trust, and finance leasing, Other Capital Market Transactions and General Corporate Legal Affairs

Career

Fund Formation.  Mr. Zhang has more than ten years of working experience in the formation, operation and management of domestic and offshore private investment funds as well as their management entities.  He is one of the first batch of PRC lawyers who started to practice in this area.  He has represented many well-known Chinese and foreign clients in forming more than 200 private investment funds with various types and relevant management entities, including private equity investment funds, private venture capital investment funds, private securities investment funds, contractual private equity investment funds, fund of funds (FOF), QFLP funds, foreign-invested venture capital investment enterprises ( FIVCIE), real estate funds, M&A funds, fund of trust (FOT), film & television funds, sports funds, QDII funds etc., and also including offshore private equity investment funds and fund of funds of US dollar (Offshore FOF), etc.  He has developed expertise in designing appropriate corporate structures of such funds and providing them with professional legal, tax, financial, and labor-related advice. 

VC/PE Investment.  Mr. Zhang has represented many well-known private investment funds, listed companies and other types of investment entities to design appropriate transaction structures, conduct legal due diligence, draft transaction documents, issue legal opinions and engage in commercial negotiations in respective of their domestic and offshore equity investments, debt investments, mezzanine investments, equity and asset M&A and exits from portfolio enterprises.

VC/PE Financing and IPO Projects.  Mr. Zhang has advised many well-known enterprises on their domestic and offshore private equity financings, debt financings, domestic and offshore listings and relevant structure designing, return of red chips, reorganizations & mergers, stock option plan design for domestic and foreign enterprise employees, insurance of legal opinions and other general legal affairs. 

M&A and Other Capital Market Transactions.  Through more than ten years of professional practice, Mr. Zhang has developed expertise in domestic investments and acquisitions by foreign investors, offshore investments and bonds issuance by domestic enterprises, private equity crowdfundings, Trust, and finance leasing.  

Mr. Zhang joined Han Kun at the beginning of 2005.  Prior to joining Han Kun, he worked at the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) for nearly one year.  During the period from November 2010 to June 2011, Mr. Zhang worked at a U.S. law firm in Wall Street of New York.  

In 2014, he was engaged by the Science and Technology Talents Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST) as the Investment and Financing Training Consultant for the national science and technology innovation talents.  In July 2015, he was elected as one of “2015 ALB Top 15 Rising Lawyers in China" by Asia Legal Business (famous Journal in Asia).  In February 2016, he was elected as one of the “Recognized Lawyers in China in Fund Formation Area” by Chambers and Partners.

Languages

Mandarin Chinese (native) and English (fluent)

Member

Member of the PRC Bar

Education

Mr. Zhang graduated from Dalian University of Foreign Languages (B.A. Degree) in 2001, and Renmin University of China Law School (LL.M. Degree) in 2004.

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