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Shearman & Sterling LLP

UNIT 3209, CHINA CENTRAL PLACE TOWER 2, 79 JIANGUO ROAD, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100025, CHINA
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Work +86 10 5922 8000
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Fax +86 10 6563 6000
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www.shearman.com

China: Banking and finance

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Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Shearman & Sterling LLP 谢尔曼·思特灵律师事务所

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China: Corporate and M&A

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Corporate and M&A: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Shearman & Sterling LLP 谢尔曼·思特灵律师事务所

Shearman & Sterling LLP rehired M&A partner Li Chen, who has a particular focus on outbound acquisitions and investments by Chinese enterprises, following a six-year stint at two other international firms. In addition to China outbound acquisitions, the firm also handles going-private transactions for US-listed Chinese companies. It recently advised Bank of Communications on its acquisition of approximately 80% of Brazil’s Banco BBM’s outstanding shares. Lee Edwards, Xiaogang (Sean) Wang and Stephanie Tang are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Lee Edwards - Shearman & Sterling LLP

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China: Dispute resolution

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Dispute resolution: foreign firms - ranked: tier 5

Shearman & Sterling LLP 谢尔曼·思特灵律师事务所

A firm with brilliant lawyers’, Shearman & Sterling LLP recently promoted Beijing-based Emmanuel Jacomy to the partnership; Jacomy is ‘a gifted dispute resolution lawyer, quick on his feet, and works around the clock’. The practice acts in high-profile disputes on behalf of Chinese companies as well as representing European and US clients in cases with a mainland China, Hong Kong or Singapore focus. It also has a strong focus on the energy, construction, infrastructure and telecoms sectors. Nils Eliasson, who is ‘a class act’, divides his time between Hong Kong and Beijing.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

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Private equity/venture capital: foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Shearman & Sterling LLP 谢尔曼·思特灵律师事务所

Shearman & Sterling LLP handles private equity transactions, private equity and hedge fund formations and complex regulatory advice, among other matters. Beijing-based Lee Edwards is recommended for assisting Chinese and international clients with going-private deals, tender offers, stock and asset purchase transactions, and venture capital matters.

Leading individuals

Lee Edwards - Shearman & Sterling LLP

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China: Projects and energy

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Projects and energy: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Shearman & Sterling LLP 谢尔曼·思特灵律师事务所

Shearman & Sterling LLP has strong relationships with many of China’s state-owned enterprises and financial institutions, and increasingly acts for multilateral development banks and export credit agencies. It advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and other lenders on the proposed financing of a 930MW coal-fired power plant in Kenya. Xiaogang (Sean) Wang divides his time between Hong Kong and Beijing, while project development and finance partner Andrew Ruff joined Linklaters’ Shanghai office.

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