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SUITE 3720 CHINA WORLD TOWER, 1 JIANGUOMENWAI AVENUE, 100004 BEIJING, CHINA
Tel:
Work +86 10 6535 5888
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Fax +86 10 6535 5899
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Web:
www.dahuilawyers.com
Beijing, Shanghai

Brendon Wu

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Work (86 10) 6535 5888
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DaHui Lawyers

Work Department

Capital Markets, PE/VC, Corporate and M&A, Outbound Investment

Position

Brendon Wu is a key partner in DaHui Lawyers’ private equity and TMT teams. His practice focuses on telecommunications, media, technology, film, entertainment and education industries. With more than a decade of experience, Brendon has represented many well-known PE/VC funds in their portfolio investments in China. He has also represented numerous well-known and early-stage Chinese Internet entrepreneurs in various types of financings – including onshore RMB financing and offshore preferred stock or convertible note financing – as well as various financing-related matters, such as spin-offs and corporate restructurings and M&A transactions.

Career

Partner of DaHui Lawyers

Languages

Chinese, English

Member

ACLA (All China Lawyers Association)

Education

LL.M. (University of International Business and Economics)


China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Within: Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

DaHui Lawyers handles an impressive mix of public and private M&A and regularly act as lead counsel on large cross-border M&A transactions. Among its recent mandates, it has been particularly active in TMT, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and education sectors. The team counts Comcast as a key client which it assisted with the acquisition of a Chinese multi-screen video entity. Other highlights include advising Genesis Capital, the shareholders of a Chinese mobile social networking platform Momo on its acquisition of a Chinese dating app company Tantan, and handling Newegg's £250m sale to Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology. Managing partner Richard Ma leads the 11-partner team, which also includes the highly recommended capital markets expert Zheng Zha, Brendon Wu who focuses on private equity and venture capital financing and outbound investment, and Shanghai-based Julia Dai who joined from Latham & Watkins LLP.

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China: Fintech

Fintech: PRC firms

Within: Fintech: PRC firms

DaHui Lawyers' highly active year included advising Xinyuan Real Estate on the regulatory and compliance issues related to its operation in Fyixin.com, a blockchain-powered real estate finance technology platform; acting for Qudian, a provider of online small consumer credit, in a series of financing and payment-related compliance matters; and handling an offshore financing investment in a major online financing company for a venture capital firm. Managing partner Richard Ma and Brendon Wu are the main contacts.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms

Within: Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms

DaHui Lawyers has an established practice that advises private equity, venture capital and hedge funds on domestic and cross-border investment transactions. The team acted for GSR Ventures, a venture capital fund that focuses on early-stage technology companies in China, in its series A equity investment in Moka, a domestic firm that helps companies optimise their recruiting services. Other highlights include advising a venture capital fund that invests in early and growth-stage technology companies with substantial operations in China on its equity investments. Brendon Wu's industry experience includes the media, technology, internet, entertainment, real estate, education, natural resources and manufacturing sectors. Other notable advisors include Chris Chen and Julia Dai, the latter joining from Latham & Watkins LLP.

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China: TMT

TMT: PRC firms

Within: TMT: PRC firms

DaHui Lawyers' team expanded with the arrival of Julia Dai from Latham & Watkins LLP and Xikang Wang from Goldman Sachs. The practice advises clients across a range of TMT sectors, including internet, mobile, publishing, new media, sports and events. Managing partner Richard Ma is advising British Medical Journal on its China market entry strategy including licensing and regulatory matters, and assisted Newegg with its $250m equity sale to Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology. Other highlights include advising a Chinese investment bank on its multibillion-RMB financing for a fintech company via a private equity fund structure and handled a licensing mandate with a multinational e-commerce company for a publishing company. Brendon Wu and counsel Cloud Li are other names to note.

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