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Tian Yuan Law Firm

10/F, CHINA PACIFIC INSURANCE PLAZA, 28 FENGSHENG HUTONG, BEIJING 100032, 100032, CHINA
Tel:
Work +86 10 5776 3888
Fax:
Fax +86 10 5776 3777
Email:
Web:
www.tylaw.com.cn
Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen

Aihua Xiao

Tel:
Work +86 10 5776 3888
Email:
Tian Yuan Law Firm

Position

M&A, fund investment, corporate restructuring, securities and capital markets.

Career

Ms. Xiao joined Tian Yuan in 2001 and became a partner in early 2007.
Ms. Xiao’s representative deals include advising in the acquisition of Guosheng Center in Dongzhimen by China Cinda, advising in IPO of Dynagreen Environmental Protection Group Co., Ltd., advising in IPO of Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy Co., Ltd., advising Beijing Jingneng thermal power Co., Ltd. in its asset restructuring and related financing, advising Beijing Sanyuan Foods in its acquisition of Sanlu Group, advising Sinochem Group in its group restructuring, advising Beijing State-owned Capital Management and Operation Center in the merger between Beijing Pharmaceutical Group and China Resources Pharmaceutical Group, advising in National Stadium Project in Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, advising in the preparation of APEC in Beijing, advising in the Stadium Project of 2015 World Championships, and advising in the PPP Project of Speed Skating Hall for 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Languages

Chinese and English

Education

  • Peking University Law School LL.M., 2001
  • Peking University Law School LL.B., 1998
  • China Economy Research Council of Peking University Master of Economy, 1998


China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Within: Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Tian Yuan Law Firm received a number of instructions from listed companies which it advises on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. It has been particularly active in the education sector. For example, in 2017, the team advised Puxin Education Group on its acquisition of Global Education & Technology Group from Pearson, and in a separate transaction, advised CITIC Capital and other investors in their £300m acquisition of Wall Street English from Pearson; it also acted for a Chinese investment company Legend Holdings in acquiring Better Sun Educational Group, a Chinese operator of premium kindergartens. Other highlights saw Juanjuan Song assisting Shanghai Horizon Healthcare with its RMB1bn investment in ten hospitals and Aihua Xiao acting for China Cinda Asset Management in a series of acquisitions. Handling corporate system reform for SOEs also feature in its recent mandates which Yanling Ren has particular experience in. Managing partner Xiaohui Zhu is also a name to note and is recommended for restructuring and capital markets transactions.

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