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Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

29TH FLOOR, CHINA WORLD OFFICE 2, NO1 JIAN GUO MEN WAI AVENUE, BEIJING 100004, CHINA
Tel:
Work +8610 5737 9300
Fax:
Fax +8610 5737 9301
Web:
www.kirkland.com

China: Banking and finance

Foreign firms
Banking and finance: foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 凯易国际律师事务所

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is recommended for private equity, borrower and credit fund matters. The practice advised Blackstone Singapore on a senior leveraged financing, partly to fund its acquisition of a majority stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s stake in Mphasis, an India-based outsourcing firm. David Irvine is department head, and Daniel Abercromby and recently promoted partner Daniel Lindsey are also highly regarded. All named lawyers are based in Hong Kong.

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China: Corporate and M&A

Foreign firms
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 凯易国际律师事务所

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China: Dispute resolution

Foreign firms
Dispute resolution: foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 凯易国际律师事务所

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP represents multinationals with Chinese operations, and leading Chinese companies, in cross-border litigation, including aspects of commercial, antitrust, product liability, IP and environmental law. Shanghai’s Tiana Zhang, Jodi Wu and Agnes Li are highly rated, as is Kelly Naphtali in Hong Kong.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Foreign firms
Private equity/venture capital: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 凯易国际律师事务所

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is highly rated for its handling of fund formation, LBOs, recapitalisations, restructurings, going-private transactions and exits. It acted for The Carlyle Group, CITIC and CITIC Capital Holdings in the $2.08bn acquisition of a majority stake in a newly formed company that will act as the master franchisee for McDonald’s in China and Hong Kong. Beijing-based Chuan Li is recommended, as is Hong Kong-based Daniel Dusek, who recently joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

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China: Regulatory/compliance

Foreign firms
Regulatory/compliance: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 凯易国际律师事务所

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP’s ‘strategic litigation team’ in Shanghai is particularly focused on government enforcement, regulation and investigations. Tiana Zhang regularly assists multinational companies with compliance issues arising from their business in China and around Asia, including issues relating to anti-corruption laws, antitrust, cybersecurity, securities, accounting and book-keeping standards, business ethics requirements and other internal control rules. Recent work includes conducting internal investigations, responding to Chinese regulatory authorities’ inquiries and inspections, reporting to US government regulatory authorities, dealing with independent monitors, and devising and implementing compliance programmes.

Leading individuals

Tiana Zhang - Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

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