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Llinks Law Offices

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Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai

Wayne Chen

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Llinks Law Offices

Work Department

Capital Markets.


Capital Markets / Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Private Equity / Venture Capital


In the Securities field, Mr. Chen has provided a full range of legal services for numerous industry leaders, innovative companies and financial institutions regarding their IPOs, listing in the Over-The-Counter Market, issuance of bond/debt financing tools, issuance of equity warrants, private placements, right offerings/seasoned equity offerings, acquisition/major assets restructurings of the listed companies, overall listing of enterprises groups, etc.

Mr. Chen practices in the fields of PE/VC, M&A/reorganization, M&A related anti-monopoly providing professional advice for industry leaders, innovative companies and famous institutional investors, and he has further provided legal services for famous investment, M&A, reorganization and anti-monopoly cases.

Due to years of dedication to the above businesses, Mr. Chen is skilled in offering valuable suggestions in complicated transactions integrated with the above fields, and has completed numerous projects that were awarded high praise in the capital market.

Mr. Chen is frequently recommended as the leading lawyer in capital market and M&A by Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers Asia Leading Business Lawyers, International Financial Law Review 1000; Mr. Chen was awarded the ALB 2013 Top 15 Rising Lawyers in China, and was repeatedly awarded as IPO Star Lawyer in the A-Share market by New Fortune


Mandarin and English


Mr. Wayne Chen received his LL.B. from East China University of Political Science and Law while majoring in International Economics, his Bachelor of Science from Fudan University while majoring in Information Management and his MBA from the CEIBS EMBA Course.  Mr. Chen used to serve in the legal department of a financial institute and joined Llinks Law Offices in 2000.

China: Capital markets

Capital markets: PRC firms

Within: Capital markets: PRC firms

Llinks Law Offices’ team includes Wayne Chen, who specialises in IPOs, issuance of bond and debt financing tools, private placements, rights offerings and the restructuring of listed companies, and Calista Huang, who has a focus on securities issuance and pre-IPO equity financing. New clients include Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group and Motic (Xiamen) Electric Group. Chen advised Red Star Macalline Group, a shopping mall operator in China, on its listing on the Shanghai stock exchange.

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China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Within: Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Regularly instructed by Fortune 500 companies, SOEs and private companies, Llinks Law Offices handled a number of high-value M&A, joint venture, restructuring and investment transactions. Among them, Nicholas Lou advised SAIC Motor Corporation on establishing a joint venture with other investors and, in a separate transaction, acted for Contemporary Amperex Technology on the establishment of two joint ventures with SAIC Motor; David Yu advised an e-commerce company on its sale of share to a Chinese conglomerate and a large SOE;  capital markets specialist Wayne Chen assisting Joyvio Group with its investment in Nine Masters (Shanghai) Catering Service; and James Weng handled Everjoy health Group's share issuance for the purpose of purchasing three private hospitals and raising funds by private placement of RMB383m for the relevant construction of the target hospitals.

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China: Healthcare and life sciences

Healthcare and life sciences: PRC firms

Within: Healthcare and life sciences: PRC firms

Llinks Law Offices leverages its strength in capital markets to advise on a mix of listing, financing and M&A transactions for multinational and domestic pharmaceutical clients; it also advises on IP protection, cybersecurity and data protection issues. The team assisted a consortium of institutional investors with their investment in Eyebright, a leading Chinese ophthalmic medical company, and advised Elemental Concept 2016 on cybersecurity and data protection issues in relation to the development, licensing, and operation of medical record system for hospitals in China. Wayne Chen and David Yu are names to note.

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