Firms To Watch: Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Hengtai Law Offices, headquartered in Shanghai, advises a range of clients on high value share transfers in both the domestic and international markets.
Sunshine Law Firm focuses on the energy, environment, and infrastructure-related sectors, where it advises on M&A deals involving energy companies.
Yenlex Partners' practice is particular active in the TMT, heathcare and insurance sectors. Managing partner Menghan Zhao is the key name to note.

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms in China

AllBright Law Offices

AllBright Law Offices, headquartered in Shanghai, is a popular choice for asset restructuring of list companies, acquisition of listed companies, and mixed ownership reform of SOEs. Demonstrating this, the firm recently advised XCMG Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. on the largest absorption and merger transaction in the Chinese equipment manufacturing industry in recent years, and advised Shanghai International Airport Co., Ltd in a large multi-billion RMB restructuring project. Fangzhou Bao heads the sizeable practice which includes highly regarded practitioners from its Shenzhen, Xiamen, and Nanjing offices. Xiong Li has extensive experience in the healthcare and automobile industries, while Zuan Sun specialises in handling major asset restructurings for listed companies.

Practice head(s):

Fangzhou Bao

Other key lawyers:

Xiong Li; Zheng Song; Zuan Sun; Qinghua Wang

Key clients

XCMG Construction Machinery Co., Ltd

Shanghai International Airport Co., Ltd

China Southern Power Grid Energy Storage Co., Ltd

Quanzhou Jiaofa Private Fund Management Co., Ltd

China Resources Sanjiu Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

Ping An Capital Co., Ltd

Recovery Plus Inc.

ATLATL Innovation

Longguang Transportation Group Co., Ltd

Albemarle Lithium UK Limited

Henan Kailin Real Estate Co., Ltd

Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute Co., Ltd

Work highlights

Fangda Partners

Fangda Partners is a popular choice for highly complex private equity M&A and commercial transactions for clients in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, financial services, and technology. Norman Zhong splits his time between Shanghai and Hong Kong; he recently advised FFH on its joint acquisition (with Bank of China) of the village bank portfolio from a major PRC bank, and fifteen village banks from China Development Bank. Zhong jointly leads the Shanghai team with Miles Ma, who recently advised Blackstone on its acquisition of Shya Hsin’s cosmetics packaging business. Zhong and Ma are supported by a strong team including Beijing-based Jeffery Ding and Michael Han who also has notable experience in Chinese competition matters relating to M&A and joint ventures.

Practice head(s):

Norman Zhong; Miles Ma

Other key lawyers:

Jeffrey Ding; Leo Lou; Michael Han; Siyuan Pan; Yingjie Wang; Qiang Ma; Xueyan Jiang; Patrick Li


‘The Fangda M&A team shows excellent teamwork, professionalism, quality of work.’

Key clients

PCCW Limited

Gaolin Capital

China Mobile Capital Holding Co., Ltd.

Thematic Bridge Investment Pte. Ltd

Swire Beverage

JD Zhixing Fund L.P.; Inner Mongolia Yuxinsheng Technology Co., Ltd. (内蒙古宇鑫盛科技有限公司)

China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited

Philips (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

PCCW Enterprise Resources Limited

Nayuki Holdings Limited

Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

China Baowu Iron and Steel Group Co., Ltd.

Yida Express Elevator Co Ltd

Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

Black stone

Work highlights

  • Advising Saudi Aramco’s subsidiary, as a foreign strategic investor, on purchasing 10% plus one share of the listed company, Rongsheng Petrochemical Co. Ltd. for RMB24.6 billion.
  • Acted for Gaolin Capital in its RMB8 billion acquisition of Suzhou Hongtian Medical Investment Co., Ltd., which is a holding company for a stomatological hospital group.

Haiwen & Partners

Leveraging its solid capital markets practice, Beijing-headquartered Haiwen & Partners handles a steady flow of acquisitions of equities of A-share public companies. Its client roster features a mix of SOEs and domestic companies from a broad range of industries. The practice is led by Jiping Zhang, who specialises in private equities, buyouts, and venture capital investments. Other names to note include Jie Lan who handles capital markets, FDI and corporate matters; Hao Bian whose key clients list includes Temasek, China Construction Bank, and China Mobile; Yunpeng Fan who advises corporate companies and investment funds on strategic investments, private equity transactions, FDI, and going-private transactions; and Peng Fu who focuses on TMT and other data-driven industries. Since publication, the team welcomed Eric Liu who joined from Zhao Sheng Law Firm in December 2023.

Practice head(s):

Jiping Zhang

Other key lawyers:

Hao Bian; Shuangjuan Wei; Jinen Zhang; Wenzhen Dai; Xixiang Lin; Chao Li; Xiajun Fang; Yunpeng Fan; Xiajun Fang; Eric Liu


‘Haiwen is very good at complex equity M&A transactions and has rich experience in transaction plan design and drafting of transaction documents, which is very helpful for clients to learn from and refer to.’

‘Haiwen has a wide range of expertise and deep research on legal issues, especially in data compliance. The team has good understanding of business, are able to respond in a timely manner, understand business needs and accurately reflect them in transaction documents.’

‘The corporate acquisition and merger team of Haiwen Law Firm has very rich practical experience. The lawyers have a deep understanding of our company’s business, and can discuss practical problems in the transaction with the company in a very down-to-earth manner and find solutions to problems.’

Key clients

Air China

Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Morgan Stanley Securities (China) Co., Ltd.

Warburg Pincus

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC)

Demant A/S

Model Performance Acquisition Corp

Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy (Group) Company Limited


RISE Education Cayman Ltd

Fibocom Wireless Inc.

Work highlights

  • Represented Air China’s purchase of existing and newly issued shares in Shandong Airlines Co., Ltd (“Shandong Airlines”, 200152.SZ), a B share listed company, resulting in the acquiring of Shandong Airlines.
  • Acted for 51job, Inc. (a leading HR service provider in China) in its privatization transaction.
  • Advised ByteDance in its equity acquisition of Amcare for RMB10bn.

Han Kun Law Offices

Han Kun Law Offices has extensive experience in conducting complex M&A mandates. The firm has an incredible client base, including Chinese internet platforms, international automotive manufacturers, and life science companies. David Tang has notable experience of advising Fortune 500 Global and other multinational corporations on their investments and acquisitions and is also experienced in corporate compliance and data protection, particularly relating to cybersecurity and personal information protection. Paula Liu acts for multinationals and local companies in their strategic acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Gloria Xu is another key name to note, who recently advised Baidu in its $3.6bn acquisition of YY’s PRC operations. Chaoying (Charles) Li, Aaron Zhou, and Zaiguang Lu are also highly recommended.

Practice head(s):

David Tang; Paula Liu; Gloria Xu

Other key lawyers:

Chaoying (Charles) Li; Zaiguang Lu; Aaron Zhou; Cheng Chen; Yijun Chao; Nick Shu; Shuting Qi


‘The team at Han Kun shows great diligence and conscientiousness in their work.’

‘We are very satisfied with Han Kun’s service and professionalism in the fields of automobile industry, industrial manufacturing, and chemical industry. We found that Han Kun lawyers deeply understand the characteristics of our industry and the changes and challenges the industry is currently facing. They are always customer-oriented and provide customers with professional and efficient solutions.’

‘Han Kun has always maintained the highest standards and is worthy of the reputation of China’s top law firm.’

‘Han Kun offers strong support for Western clients. They show great understanding of Western needs when establishing a China subsidiary.’

‘The team at Han Kun provides high-quality work and constructive solutions in very complex corporate matters and M&A transactions. We are impressed by their extremely strong responsiveness to client demands. The team is very capable of communicating and drafting in English, which is important in serving multinational clients and dealing with cross-border transactions.’

‘We mainly work with Aaron Zhou and his team. Aaron Zhou is well-versed in corporate, M&A, licensing, as well as compliance matters. Aaron is very accountable and is always available to provide prompt support in complex matters. He is a skilled problem solver and can put the right teams together to get things done.’

Key clients



Tencent Music Entertainment Group




Gao Hua Securities

FountainVest Partners

Volkswagen (China) Investment Company Limited

KPS Capital Partners

American Express Global Business Travel

Air Products (NYSE:APD)

The Jordan Company

TH International Limited

Wallaby Medical Holding, Inc.

National IC Industry Investment Fund Phase II Co., Ltd.

JD Property Group Corporation

Corporate Service Company

ECARX Holdings Inc.


Symrise (China) Investment Company Limited

Ameriforge International S.A.R.L.


Linden Capital

Lotus Technology Inc.

Navitas B.V. (“Navitas”)

Rockwell Automation

Pierre Fabre

Hoya Medical

Founder of China Pearl Global Limited

CITIC Capital

Philips (China) Investment Co, Ltd.

Toppan Photomask Co., Ltd.


Hyster-Yale Group

InterContinental Hotels Group plc (IHG)

Lincoln Electric

Value Retail

Work highlights

  • Advised JD Property Group Corporation in its acquisition of China Logistics Property Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Advised TH International Limited on its overseas listing and offering on Nasdaq via a business combination with a special purpose acquisition company.
  • Acted for Wallaby Medical Holding, Inc. in its acquisition of Phenox GmbH and Femtos GmbH.


JunHe LLP is singled out for ‘its combination of solid and profound corporate transaction knowledge and rich practical experience.’  The team is regularly instructed on complex, large-value deals concerning reorganisations, acquisitions, and disposals that often impact the commercial landscape both domestically and internationally. Beijing-based Managing partner Xiaojun Hua is particularly experienced in foreign strategic investment in Chinese A-share listed companies and related restructurings. In Shanghai, the highly regarded Adam Li is recommended for M&A, IPO, bond offering, and corporate governance matters. Other key names include Audrey Chen, Daniel He, and Yue Zhang.

Practice head(s):

Xiaojun Hua; Adam Li

Other key lawyers:

Audrey Chen; Daniel He; Yue Zhang


‘JunHe is a top-tier law firm handling complex work. The firm has strong expertise in many highly regulated industry sectors, including telecom, data center, and cloud services. These sectors have the most complex issues.’

‘JunHe has provided accurate, comprehensive, timely, and efficient legal support for many of our company’s projects. They have excellent legal professional ability in the field of mergers and acquisitions.’

‘JunHe provides professional legal advice with business acumen. The team is supported by a group of lawyers who specialize in different areas to provide a one-stop solution to the clients.’

Key clients

Temasek Holdings |(|Private|)| Limited

Shenzhen Tencent Computer Systems Company |Limited(|Tencent, Inc.)

INEOS Holdings Limited

PAG Asia Capital (HK) Limited

Grifols, SA

Carlsberg Brewery Hong Kong Limited

Danaher Corporation

AUDI (China) Enterprise Management Co., Ltd.


Publicis Groupe

China Merchants Port Holdings

Work highlights

  • Assisted GAC Aion with its RMB18.3bn Series A financing.
  • Assisted CCT in its acquisition of New Times Securities.
  • Advised PAG on its subscription of $500m Convertible Senior Notes.

King & Wood Mallesons

King & Wood Mallesons leverages its in-depth understanding of local markets and experience in cross-border transactions to handle a mix of high-value inbound and outbound transactions. It has notable expertise in work that arises from the Belt and Road Initiatives, and public-private partnerships investments. The firm has one of the largest presence in China, which allows it to leverage its regional and Asian offices in domestic and regional matters. Ping Xu heads the corporate and cross-border M&A practice from its Beijing office and is highly experienced in structuring, negotiation, and implementation of complex transactions. Xu heads the practice with Shanghai-based Lixin Wang and Guangzhou-based Haibo Mo. Wang has extensive experience in acting for clients in the automobile and energy sectors, while Mo focuses on healthcare, education, and financial services. Jennifer Yao, Harry Du, and Ling Huang are further names to note.

Practice head(s):

Ping Xu; Lixin Wang; Haibo Mo

Other key lawyers:

Harry Du; Kaiding Wang; Jennifer Yao; Ling Huang; Jingchuan Zhao; Xiaoping Liu; Morgan Jiang; Zhenhua Pan; Zhenzhen Yu; Hai Luo


‘King & Wood Mallesons’ team is very professional and has very timely feedback to our inquiries.’

Key clients


The Three Gorges




Weichai Power

Chemchina Petrochemical Co., Ltd.


Silk Road Fund

Bain Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Sinopec in successful signing of four sizable petrochemical joint venture projects and closing of two projects with INEOS.
  • Advised CCPC (Hong Kong) Limited on entering into bilateral exit agreement with Mercuria Energy Group.
  • Advised Nissan on the sale of DFL’s shares in DFAC and further exit of Nissan and divesture of other LCV business.

Zhong Lun Law Firm

Zhong Lun Law Firm is one of the largest firms in China, which is reflected in its national footprint and its impressive client list that features market-leading Chinese and international multinationals and listed companies, companies involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, and a number of private equity funds which it advises on their investments into China. Shanghai-based David Wang leads the investment, M&A, and corporate governance practice group with Audry Li, who was involved in leading the firm’s most significant recent work, including the Series D financing of JAKA Rootics and JCET Groups venture capital. Anthony Zhao has extensive experience in acting as PRC counsel for clients in the manufacturing industry, while Scott Guan excels in cross-border investment mandates, and Zhe Yu is recommended for high-value cross-border joint ventures and restructuring matters in the semiconductor and manufacturing industries. Yunfan He and April Yan are also names to note.

Practice head(s):

Scott Guan; Fei Wang; David Wang; Aron Hu; Audry Li; Zhe Yu

Other key lawyers:

Yunfan He; Anthony Zhao; April Yan; Wayne Wang; Luke Zhang; Ping Yao; Xueting Hu; Nina Liu


The Zhong Lun team that we work with has consistently delivered high-quality services. They are practical, business-like, and to the point. Zhong Lun is also strong in other areas beyond corporate and M&A practice, which makes it a great one-stop shop for all legal needs that may arise.’

I am particularly impressed with Zhe Yu and his team by their responsiveness and attention to details without losing sight of the big picture goal of their client.’

Key clients

Blackstone Group

Ascendent Capital Partners

L Catterton Asia

Lightspeed China

SoftBank Vision Fund

Noah Holdings Limited

Princeton Digital Group

Farizon Auto

Engineered Components & Systems LLC, dba CentroMotion

One Rock Capital Partners

SoftBank Vision Fund

Halma plc

SIG Group

Koch Industries

Allison Transmission

Metall Zug AG

Symrise AG

Matson, Inc.

Align Technology

Allegro Investment, Inc.

Analytic Partners, LP.

Baring Private Equity Asia

Boke (波克科技)


Brunswick Corporation

Topgolf Callaway Brands Company

China Electronics Technology Avionics



Hanking Group (罕王集团)

Hendrix Genetics



Jack wolfskin

JCET (长电科技)

NXP Semiconductors

Northman (新会北部精机)

Owens Corning


S.C. Johnson


Texas Instruments

Wuxi Original (无锡欧瑞京)

Yulong Gold (玉龙股份)

Johnson Controls Inc.

Western Digital Corporation

Knauf International GmbH

Omni Logistics LLC

Converge Technology Solutions Corporation

Advanced Energy Industries

Purolite Corporation


Tuan Sing Holding

SMS Group

Crane Holdings, Co.

Pipe China

Guangzhou City Construction Investment Ltd.

Honye Financial Services Limited

Unicom Innovation Equity Investment Management (Chengdu) Co., Ltd.

China Mobile Equity Fund

China Mobile Investment Holding Co., Ltd.

Unisplendour Corporation

Guoxin Micro

Whirlpool (China) Co., Ltd

Ansteel Group

T.Y. Lin International Ltd.

Eagle Quest International Ltd.

Capcon Limited

Sichuan Qian Li Beoka Medical Technology Co.,ltd.

Qingdao Magene Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.

AltoBeam Inc.

Shanghai Enflame Technology Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Jaguar Microsystems Co., Ltd.

TREX Technologies

Shanghai Yibu Semiconductor Ltd.

Arcomicro Ltd.

Redhill Capital

Jadestone Capital

CCB Housing Rental Fund

Sichuan Road and Bridge Group Co., Ltd.

China Railway Construction Corporation (International) Limited


Shandong Innovation Group



Futon Cummins

COVA Acquisition Corp.

China Logistics Group






Liaoning Bora Group




Baowu Steel




China Resources Land Holdings Co., Ltd.

CITIC Chengkai (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

China Minsheng Banking Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Anju Jianye Investment Operation Co., Ltd.

China Huarong Asset Management

China Jinmao

Zhongliang Real Estate Group Shenzhen Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

CapitaLand Group

Ping An Real Estate Company Ltd.

Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd

Guangdong Xinda Real Estate Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen Branch of Kerry (China) Project Management Co., Ltd.

China Resources Cestbon Beverage (China) Co., Ltd.

Huatai United Securities Co., Ltd.

China Southern Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Boshi Fund Management Co., Ltd.

AVIVA-COFCO Life Insurance Company Limited

OCT (Hainan) Group Co., Ltd.

Henry Fok Ying Tung Group

Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd.(00268)

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (the buyer)

Jiangxiaobai Holdings Limited

Princeton Digital Group

Chaos Investment

Vlinker Cayman Limited

China C&D Equity Investment LLC.


Picus China Gmbh

InnoLight (300308)

Chinalco Advanced Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Range Intelligent Computing Technology Group Company Limited

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Runze (Langfang) Digital Information Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Overseas Chinese Industrial Co., Ltd.

Beijing Energy International Holding Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Industrial Urban Development Group Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised Softbank Vision Fund II on its RMB300m investment in JAKA Robotics as a co-investor of the total RMB one billion Series D financing of JAKA Robotics.
  • Advised JCET Group on a $700m joint venture greenfield project.
  • Advised Omni Logistics, LLC on its acquisition of AGW Group companies.

Global Law Office

Global Law Office is recommended for advising on cross-border transactions that involve SOEs, and public companies which are listed in both Chinese and a range of international jurisdictions. The practice is jointly led by Jinrong Liu, who is greatly experienced in advising listed companies in highly complex acquisitions, Alex Liu, an expert in reorganisation and privatisation of A-share and H-share companies, and Huawei Lin who focuses on manufacturing, real estate, and securities industries, and counts Tencent, Blackstone, and Primavera Capital as his main clients.

Practice head(s):

Jinrong Liu; Alex Liu; Huawei Lin

Other key lawyers:

Shifang Guo


‘Huawei Lin has an excellent team and rich business experience.’

‘Huawei Lin is one of the most well-known PRC lawyers in real estate and PE areas. Lin has a large team that can deliver top-quality PRC law services.’

‘The staff is reasonable and can provide many additional cross-industry services.’


Key clients

Primavera Capital

Luxshare Precision Industry Company Limited

T.C. Pharmaceutical Industries Co., Ltd.

Jiangxi Copper (Hong Kong) Investment Limited



Warburg Pincus

XIAOMI Corporation



New Frontier

Shenzhen SF Taisen Holdings (Group) Inc.

Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company

Meizu Technology Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Foreign Service (Group) Co., Ltd.

LVGEM (China) Real Estate Investment Company Limited (Hong Kong Stock Code: 95)

Work highlights

  • Advised S.F. Group on the disposition of Fengwang Group.
  • Advised GLP Capital Partners Limited (GCP) on the $370m fundraising from China leading insurance companies and acquisition of a 9-assets portfolio.
  • Advised MultiMetaVerse Inc. in its de-SPAC merger with Model Performance Acquisition Corp.

Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Jincheng Tongda & Neal has a strong M&A practice that handles both inbound and outbound M&A transactions for major Chinese and multinational companies in the natural resources, new energy, commodities, insurance, pharmaceuticals, real estate, and TMT sectors. The practice is jointly led by Jun Peng, Xiaodong Zheng, and Guohua (Annie) Wu. Peng’s practice focuses on foreign direct investments and has notable experience in venture capital and private equity projects for technology and data companies; Zheng specialises in advising financial companies on restructurings; and Wu acts for large state-owned and private industrial clients in multibillion RMB transactions and financing mandates.

Practice head(s):

Jun Peng; Xiaodong Zheng; Guohua (Annie) Wu

Other key lawyers:

Qiongjie Wu; Mingkai Wang; Jiangxia Lu; Chengchen Gan

Key clients

Shanghai Jinshan New Town Construction and Development Co., Ltd.

China Resources Power

Shagang Investment

COSCO Shipping Group

HBIS Group

State Development & Investment Corp., Ltd.

Hainan Eco-Software Park Group

Wuling Power Corporation Ltd.

China Resources Power Group


Liaoning Yuexiu Huishan Holding Co., Ltd


Work highlights

  • Acted for Shanghai Jinshan Xincheng Construction Development Co., Ltd. in an investment cooperation agreement with Fosun International to build the Jinshan Coastal International Cultural Tourism Resort.
  • Advised Hainan Eco-Software Park Group in a cooperation with China Star Network and Chongqing Liangjiang Aviation Investment Group to jointly build the core carrier of the National Digital Economy Innovation and Development Pilot Zone and the Satellite Internet Industrial Park project.
  • Advised Wuling Power Corporation Ltd. to build a new energy demonstration base and new energy industry manufacturing industrial park with an investment scale of RMB16bn in Jixi City.

Tian Yuan Law Firm

Tian Yuan Law Firm is particularly active in the TMT, energy, insurance, education, and healthcare space. 2022 saw the team handling a steady flow of complex M&A and restructuring transactions for SOEs and major private companies. The practice is headed by Beijing-based Yu Piao, Chenggang Cao, and Shanghai-based Lei Cai. Yu specialises in advising private enterprises in cross-border restructuring, M&A, and Hong Kong and US capital markets transactions; Lei has notable expertise in start-up, and his client roster features listed companies, private equity investment funds, and investment branches of Fortune 500 companies. Aihua Xiao who acts for major asset management companies, is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Piao Yu; Chenggang Cao; Lei Cai

Other key lawyers:

Aihua Xiao; Jie Chai; Xiaohui Zhu; Wei Xu

Key clients

China Jinmao Holdings Group Co., Ltd.

China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd.

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd.

China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Jinxin Fertility Medical Group Co., Ltd.

Beijing Changsheng Zhongkang Hospital Management Co., Ltd.

China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd.

(Subsidiary of CPE) Shenzhen Xinwade Travel Co., Ltd.

(Subsidiary of CPE) Xiamen Yuanfeng Yuanqu Enterprise Management Partnership (Limited Partnership) Xiamen Yuanfeng Yuanqu Enterprise Management Limited Partnership

Work highlights

Beijing DaHui Lawyers

Beijing DaHui Lawyers excels in guiding multinational corporations venturing into China’s market. Its expertise spans joint ventures, acquisitions, corporate structuring, and commercial agreements, bolstered by adept regulatory counsel covering data protection, foreign investment, employment, and sanctions. While tech is a focal point, its diverse clientele includes media, entertainment, life sciences, and transportation sectors. Richard Ma, known for his TMT sector expertise, leads the team, alongside Julia Dai, Gary Li, and Cloud Li.

Practice head(s):

Richard Ma

Other key lawyers:

Julia Dai; Cloud Li; Gary Li; Joanna Jiang


‘The DaHui team has a professional attitude, a good customer focus, and an especially strong commercial sense. They will work with you to find out solutions to solve the problems that you face, which is very important for the customers.’

‘Richard Ma and Joanna Jiang are very professional, and customer focused. Whenever I have a problem, they always can find out proper solutions and provide immediate feedback.’


Key clients


Alibaba Group


Amador Bioscience


Amazon Inc.

Anji Pharmaceutical Inc.

Ant Group

ARK Design

Arrow Electronics Inc.

Bayer China





BTR China



Candex Technologies Ltd.

CBS Corporation



Comcast Communications

Daqo New Energy

Discovery Inc. & Discovery Communications

Elsevier Limited

Eton College

Evernote Corporation / Yinxiang Biji (Shanghai) Technology Co., Ltd.

FBA Capital Management, LLC

General Electrics

Hannover Fairs

Haufe Group

HEBE Beauty

Hewlett Packard Enterprise





J&T Express

JHD/Yellow River

LexisNexis Legal Professional & Risk Solutions

LG Electronics Inc

Merck Group

Messe München Group

Microsoft Corporation

Modern Classics



NBC Universal



O’Reilly Media, Inc.

Peterson Control Union

Princeton University Press

Reed Exhibitions

Reltio, Inc.

RELX Group

Research Square

Samsung Electronics

Sequoia CBC Cross-Border Digital Industry Fund

Shell / Royal Dutch Shell

Shenlian Biomedical

Siam Cement Group


SingEx Exhibitions Pte. Ltd.

Sinopec Group

Springer Nature

Temasek Holdings



The Economist


VNU Exhibitions


World Gold Council


Work highlights

  • Provided Airbnb with advice to ensure the smooth sunsetting of its China business.
  • Advised a reorganization involving the Reed Exhibitions’ entire corporate structure in China.
  • Acted for logistics company, J&T Express, on its acquisition of Shenzhen Fengwang Information Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China’s largest logistics services company, S.F. Holding Co., Ltd.

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices, a prominent firm with over 25 offices in China including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen, stands as an active player in China’s M&A landscape. The firm consistently acts for a diverse clientele spanning SOEs and private companies, with a focus on restructuring and acquisition matters. Zhaoxia Fan, stationed in the Beijing office, demonstrates exceptional prowess in advising on acquisitions and asset restructuring transactions. Wei Chen spearheads the firm’s cross-border group, handling multimillion RMB inbound and outbound investments.

Practice head(s):

Zhaoxia Fan; Wei Chen

Other key lawyers:

Weiping Kong; Wenli Wang

Key clients

CSSC Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation

China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., Sichuan Branch

Guangzhou Great Power Energy&Technology Co., Ltd.

The China Orient Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Asia—Potash International Investment (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd.

Jianzhijia Pharmaceutical Chain Group Co., Ltd

Yunnan Coal & Energy Co., Ltd.

BanBao Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Haoyuan Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

Quanzhou Haisi Water Investment Co., Ltd

Yunbaiyao Hong Kong Co., Limited

Shuifanxin Environmental Energy (Shandong) Co., LTD.

China International Water & Electric Corporation

Work highlights

FenXun Partners

FenXun Partners, in joint operation with Baker McKenzie, excels in advising on M&A transactions relating to private and public listed companies and assisting PRC companies and SOEs with their investments abroad. Recent mandates include a mix of acquisitions where the team works closely with the firm's Hong Kong, US, and European offices, restructurings, spin-outs, take-privates, and investments. Beyond corporate clients, it also advises investment funds entering the Chinese market. Cherrie Shi and Hong Zhang co-lead the practice which also includes Frank Zhuang and Leo Zhang.

Practice head(s):

Cherri Shi; Hong Zhang

Other key lawyers:

Kelly Han; Frank Zhuang; Leo Zhang; Zhenyu Ruan

Work highlights

  • Assisted the client with restructuring its China manufacturing and trading businesses in relation to mechanical equipment and engineered solutions business line, involving structuring and planning for and implementation of business transfer to and relocation of its Shanghai office and asset acquisition of a manufacturing site in Jiangsu.
  • Assisted a leading chemical company (being part of one of the largest private US company group), with its new Polymer manufacturing plant project in Shanghai.
  • Advised Ganfeng Lithium Group’s acquisition of Argentina-focused lithium explorer Lithea for $962 million.

Jingtian & Gongcheng

Jingtian & Gongcheng boasts a diverse corporate practice, which is evident from the big-ticket cross-border M&A transactions, asset restructurings, strategic investments, and joint ventures the team was instructed on. Demonstrating this, the team advised China Resources Gas Investment (China) on its RMB23bn taking private of Suchuang Gas, and advised Hangzhou Guogai Shuangbai on the RMB16.7bn capital increase Project of Huada Semiconductor. Yongqing (William) Huang has over twenty years of M&A experience; he leads the growing team between the firm’s Beijing and Shanghai offices. Wei Bai, Victor Wang, and Guanchun Dai are other names to note.

Practice head(s):

Yongqing (William) Huang

Other key lawyers:

Wei Bai; Guanchun Dai; Victor Wang; Xiaofeng Cheng; Yingzhen Chen


‘Jingtian & Gongcheng’s team has rich experience in the field of corporate mergers and acquisitions. The partners understand the needs of Chinese customers and actively respond to them. They can not only analyze legal documents or issues themselves from a professional legal perspective, but also provide professional analysis opinions from the global perspective of client investment projects and effectively solve problems.

‘Jingtian & Gongcheng is outstanding in terms of team professionalism and cooperation. The M&A team has extensive project experience in corporate acquisitions and mergers and can provide companies with a wide variety of strategies.’

‘Professional, diligent, Business-oriented.’


Key clients

China General Technology (Group) Holding Co Ltd

China Resources Gas Investment (China) Co., Ltd

Anhui Conch Cement

Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd.

Intel Semiconductor (Dalian) Ltd

HBIS Group Co., Ltd

JLMAG Rare-Earth Co., Ltd

Shandong Jingu Holding Group Co., Ltd

Shandong Weifang Rainbow Chemical Co., Ltd

Volkswagen Group (China)

Zhihu Inc.

SDIC Healthcare Investment Co., Ltd

CBC Group

Xiamen C&D Healthcare Investment Co., Ltd

Sinochem International Corporation

Work highlights

  • Acted for Counsel of China Resources Gas Investment (China) Co., Ltd. in its privitization of Suchuang Gas.
  • Advised Hangzhou Guogai Shuangbai on the capital increase project of Huada Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
  • Advised Hangzhou Guogai Shuangbai Collaborative on the capital increase project of GTA Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Llinks Law Offices

Llinks Law Offices boasts a robust corporate practice that excels in strategic M&A and assisting multinational companies with the establishment and development of their business in China. Recent highlights include advising China Pacific Insurance (Group) on the establishment of Shanghai Health and Elderly Care and Development (Group) as a joint venture between China Pacific Insurance (Group) and Bright Food (Group) and advising CATL on its RMB750m acquisition of Jiangxi Zhicun Lithium. The Shanghai-headquartered team is jointly led by Grant Chen and Nicholas Lou who has a wealth of experience acting for clients in the real estate and construction sector. Further enhancing their technological acumen is Selena She, who brings a decade of Silicon Valley experience and advises a wide range of banks and private equity funds, and Colin Shi, who is experienced in advising A-share listed companies on multimillion RMB M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Nicholas Lou; Grant Chen

Other key lawyers:

Selena She; Colin Shi; David Yu; Kenneth Kong; Teddy Li; Jianwei Li


‘Llinks Law Firm has extensive project experience in the fields of corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment. They can match sufficient experienced partners, consultants, and senior lawyers according to the scale and intensity of the project.’

‘Professional service, the feedback speed exceeds expectations. Lawyers have rich experience in private equity investment and medical and pharmaceutical consulting.;

Key clients

Shanghai Electric (Group) Corporation

Sinochem Zhejiang Chemical Co.,Ltd.

Fulida Group Holding Co., Ltd.

Sinochem International Corporation

Xiamen ITG Group Corp.,Ltd.

Döhler Asia PTE

Xiamen International Trade Group Co., Ltd.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd

S.F. Holding Co., Ltd.

Yonghui Superstores Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Commerce & Finance Law Offices, operating from Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, excels in diverse restructuring, corporate and M&A transactions, and mixed-ownership reforms. Leveraging its solid capital markets practice, its client list features a large number of listed companies particularly in the education, technology, healthcare, energy, and real estate sectors. Gang Wu and Xin Kong jointly lead the practice which also includes Xiaoman Zhang.

Practice head(s):

Gang Wu; Xin Kong

Other key lawyers:

Xiaoman Zhang; Xinyang Zhang; Xinggao Pan; Juan Shang; Wei Wang


‘The Commerce & Finance M&A team has strong professional ability, high efficiency, and always puts the needs of customers first.’

Key clients

Ningbo Zhoushan Port Company Limited

Hainan Strait Shipping Co.,LTD

China Resources Sanjiu Medical&Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.

Yoshan Fund

Longkou Urban Rural Construction Investment Development Co.,Ltd

Jinan Shizhong Finance Investment Group Co., Ltd

International Alliance Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Modern Farming(Group)Co.,Ltd.

3H Health

Nuwacell Biotechnologies Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Duoning Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

Huashang Education Group Company Limited


Minimax Medical (Nanjing) Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Duoning Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

Dalian Xueyoucheng Information Technology Co., Ltd.


Keep Inc.

Fantasia Group(China) Company Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised on the acquisition of Yantai Nanshan University by International Alliance Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.
  • Acted for Modern Farming (Group) Co.,Ltd. in acquiring 75% equity interest in Inner Mongolia Aiyang Cattle Technology Co.

Dacheng Law Offices

Despite the demerger with Dentons in August 2023, Dacheng Law Offices remains as one of the largest Chinese firms with over forty offices across China. The full service corporate and M&A team advises both private Chinese firms and SOEs, and counts China Datang Corporation, Beijing Metro Construction Facilities Maintenance and Huishang Bank as its new clients. Zhang Hong and Guang Han jointly lead the team from Beijing, while Summit Chen and Jiamao Cheng head the practice in Shanghai.

Practice head(s):

Guang Han; Zhang Hong; Summit Chen; Jiamao Cheng

Other key lawyers:

Yongqian Xu; Hong Zhang; Shoushuang Li; Emilia Shi; Shengdi Mao

Work highlights

  • Advised on the listing of Baijiayun Group Ltd. on Nasdaq through the acquisition of Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd.
  • Advised on the material Hydropower Asset Restructuring between China Three Gorges Corporation and China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd.
  • Conducted N-Securities Co., Ltd. bankruptcy reorganization project on behalf of Beijing Compass Technology Development Co., LTD., with transaction targets including debt burden of 5 RMB5bn and N-Securities investment of RMB4.5bn.

Guantao Law Firm

Guantao Law Firm adeptly handles merger reorganisations involving listed companies, stock ownership restructuring, corporate governance, and the formation of various types of companies. The practice, led by Shenzhen-based Yaping Huang, expanded with the hire of nine partners across its offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Jiangsu province. Xuexia Wang, Yuhao (Henry) Hong, and Bo Su are other key names to note.

Practice head(s):

Yaping Huang

Other key lawyers:

Bo Su; Dongying Sun; En Du; Xuexia Wang; Yuhao (Henry) Hong


‘The team focuses on the clients’ needs, and provides professional, high-quality, and personalized legal services to successfully complete transactions.’


Key clients

Shanxi Coking Coal Energy Group Co., Ltd.

Guangdong Yuehai Urban Investment Co. LTD

China Life Investment Management Company Limited

Qingdao Military and Civil Integration Development Group Co.

Shandong Sun Paper Co., Ltd.

Beijing New Mileage Health Industry Group Co., Ltd.

Huaian Guangzhi Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Sinar Mas Paper (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

Guangdong Land Holdings Limited

Work highlights

Jia Yuan Law Offices

Jia Yuan Law Offices, under the leadership of Guozhe Yan, Zhenjian Shi, and Sijun Tan, handles acquisition of listed companies, asset restructuring, and backdoor listings. It is handling a number of major reorganisations for clients in the aviation, shipbuilding, and engineering sectors.

Practice head(s):

Guozhe Yan; Zhenjian Shi; Sijun Tan

Other key lawyers:

Liangjuan Wen

Key clients

China National Building Material Group Corporation

Guangdong HEC Technology Holding Co., Ltd.

China Shipbuilding Industry Group Power Co., Ltd.

Zhuzhou Smelter Group Co., Ltd.

China Avionics Systems Co., Ltd.

Sinoma International Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

China Resources Environmental Protection Co., Ltd.

China Electrical Equipment Group Co., Ltd.

CNNC HUA Titanium Dioxide Co., Ltd.

Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

Merits & Tree Law Offices

Merits & Tree Law Offices has notable expertise in e-commerce, mining, and industrial manufacturing sectors. Acting for international and major domestic clients, the M&A practice is supported by the firm’s strong antitrust, compliance, IP, and dispute resolution practices. Beijing-based Youyuan Jin who excels in acquisitions, and Qinghong Cai who leverages her in-house experience in M&A and public company governance, jointly lead the team.

Practice head(s):

Youyuan Jin; Qinghong Cai

Other key lawyers:

Jenny Li; Tao Jiang; Yuepeng Wang; Ruiming Jiang

Key clients


Alibaba Group

Syngenta Group China

Aluminum Corporation of China

Israel Chemicals Limited

Bondex Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd

Genfleet Pharmaceutical(Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Ponghu Group Holdings Limited (a.k.a Ponhu Luxury)

China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc.

BlueFocus Group

Telstra Pacific Business Solutions


Newlink Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd

Hebei Yili Technology Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Rennuo Medical Management Group

Cathay Fortune Corp.

Zhonggu Logistics

Kangda New Materials

Hubei Science and Technology Investment Group Co.

Cornerstone Capital


Crescent Point


Shunwei Capital


Yael Capital

Forcefield Venture


MSA Hong Kong Limited

Huahui Health (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Harvest Investment

Yangtze River Industry Fund

SL Capital

Pingdingshan Tianan Coal. Mining Co.,Ltd.


Publicis Groupe

Work highlights

Zhao Sheng Law Firm

Zhao Sheng Law Firm stands out for its ‘exceptional qualities, exceptional talent pool consisting of highly skilled and experienced lawyers with a deep understanding of the complexities involved in mergers and acquisitions.’ Leveraging its collaboration with Linklaters, it is regularly instructed in big-ticket cross-border M&A, disposals, joint ventures, and restructurings. Its diverse clientele spans investment funds and SOEs including the Silk Road Fund.  Richard Gu regularly advises on matters involving cybersecurity and data privacy compliance. Former managing partner Eric Liu departed.

Other key lawyers:

Richard Gu; Wendy Chen; Colette Pan


‘The Zhao Sheng team is efficient in business, has extensive legal knowledge and rich practical experience. They can quickly understand and solve complex legal issues. The team members have good collaboration skills and can work together efficiently for their clients.’

‘Richard Gu, an outstanding partner, can quickly understand the needs of clients, give professional and feasible solutions. He has established international network partnerships to provide clients with cross-border legal services.’

‘Zhao Sheng Law Firm’s M&A team stands out for its exceptional qualities, setting it apart from other firms in the industry. One of the key strengths lies in the team’s exceptional talent pool, consisting of highly skilled and experienced lawyers with a deep understanding of the complexities involved in mergers and acquisitions.’

Key clients

Silk Road Fund


UBS Fund Distribution (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.

Sichuan Yahua Industrial Group Co., Ltd.

Nestle Treasury Centre-Middle East & Africa Ltd

Fresenius Kabi AG

Productive Technologies Company Limited

Work highlights

AnJie Broad Law Firm

AnJie Broad Law Firm has a versatile M&A practice that is regularly instructed in joint ventures, spin-offs, management buyouts, and restructurings for listed companies. The firm has seven offices across mainland China and an office in Hong Kong, the team is increasingly advising clients from traditional manufacturing, service industries and new emerging industries including AI, internet and pharmaceutical. The team is led by capital markets specialist Hongchuan Liu and also includes Zhenyu Ding who recently advised clients on post-acquisition restructuring and private equity investments.

Practice head(s):

Hongchuan Liu; Zhenyu Ding

Other key lawyers:

Simon Li; Huan Chen


‘The team has stable personnel, smooth communication with customers, and achieves a good balance in the pursuit of efficiency and risk prevention. They help customers to complete established projects efficiently and safely.’

Key clients



Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd.

Beijing International Resort Co., Ltd.


Shawmut LLC

Global Brain

Fenbushi Capital US

Li Auto


Work highlights

  • Advised CICC Chuanhua on its investment into Nanjing Xiezhong Auto Air-conditioning Co. Ltd.
  • Advised Li Auto on its acquisition of Yinjian Insurance Brokering.

HHP Attorneys-At-Law

Shanghai-based HHP Attorneys-At-Law's membership in Meritas enables it to handle a steady flow of inbound and outbound transactions for clients in a broad range of industries including finance, energy, real estate, and industrial manufacturing. The team, led by managing partner Yao Rao,  is often sought for pre-IPO financing and multimillion RMB acquisitions.

Practice head(s):

Yao Rao

Other key lawyers:

Shihao Xiao


‘HHP’s ability to adeptly address business challenges is remarkable. HHP excels particularly in the field of corporate and M&A, offering us exceptionally satisfying legal services.

‘The team of attorneys at HHP boasts a robust legal acumen, consistently delivering swift and effective responses even to the most intricate legal queries while upholding a high standard of work completion.

‘Yao Rao is a distinguished attorney in the realms of corporate and M&A. His unwavering honesty and reliability make him an exemplary collaborator, while his expertise in these domains is both expansive and profound, establishing a strong foundation of trust between the firm and clients. Yao consistently adopts a client-centric perspective, leveraging his professional legal acumen alongside a sharp business intuition to help us realize our strategic objectives.’

‘Yao Rao understands our relevant industry very well. He is responsive, efficient, and knowledgeable. It is pleasant to work with Yao and his team.’

‘The attorneys at HHP are notably proficient in the manufacturing sector, showcasing their specialization not only in legal aspects but also in in-depth industry analysis. Beyond purely legal considerations, they delve into industry developments, approaching problems from a business perspective and presenting comprehensive solutions.’

‘What truly sets HHP apart is their solution-oriented approach, crafting systematic, highly actionable solutions from our practical business standpoint. Their advice isn’t just limited to legal compliance; it bears immense commercial value. HHP’s attorneys focus on addressing issues comprehensively, demonstrating a keen understanding of our commercial landscape.’

‘Very efficient, good teamwork, and very bilingual.’

Key clients

Aiswei Group

China Pacific Insurance Company

China Everbright

Maison Capital




SPB Bank



Work highlights

Hylands Law Firm

Hylands Law Firm handles a mix of mixed ownership reforms, sale and purchase and M&A transactions for corporate companies and investment funds. The dynamic corporate practice is jointly overseen by Wenhao Dong, Jizhi Zhang, and Kewei Guo in Beijing, along with Yuexi Yao who regularly advises listed companies and investment funds on equity investments.

Practice head(s):

Yuexi Yao; Jizhi Zhang; Wenhao Dong; Keqing Zhao; Kewei Guo

Other key lawyers:

Keqing Zhao

Key clients

Higer Bus Company Limited

SIMIC Holdings Co., Ltd.

MGI Tech Co., Ltd.

Sinosafe Huifu Capital Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Nanhongqiao Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Zhongxin Hongchuang (Wuxi) Private Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Ruihe Star Venture Capital Center (L.P.)

Jiangsu Bailian Confitop Venture Capital Management Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Shangyan Culture Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Zhangjiakou Financial Holding Group Co. LTD

Zhongtian Iron & Steel Group (Nantong) Co. LTD

Hebei Wenfeng Industrial Group Co. LTD

Beijing Yujian Power Technology Co., LTD

Hongtai New Industrialization Fund

Work highlights

Shihui Partners

Shihui Partners stands as an active player, acting for Hong Kong-listed firms, private Chinese entities, and multinational giants in diverse corporate transactions. The team is experienced in conducting work in highly regulated industries, including aviation, TMT, and industrial manufacturing. The practice is led by George Wang. Wang is supported by George Niu, renowned for PE and VC deals, and Xiaochen Zhang, adept in both inbound and outbound M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

George Wang

Other key lawyers:

George Niu; Xiaochen Zhang; Xin Xie; Rui Wang

Key clients

JD Group Co., Ltd.

JD Logistics, Inc.

JD Technology Holdings Co., Ltd

Beijing Jingdong Industrial Products Trading Co., Ltd.

Orchid Asia Group Management Co., Ltd.

Minth Group Co., Ltd.

Excellence Commercial Property & Facilities Management Group Limited

Amcor plc

Huaxing Medical Industry Fund

Minth Auto Technology Research & Development Co., Ltd.

China Resources Capital Management Limited

Suzhou Liangyihui Network Techololgy Co., Ltd.

Zhaoyang Health (Guangzhou) Technology Co., Ltd.

Invesco Hong Kong Limited

Qiyin Speech Rehabilitation Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd


Work highlights

Hui Ye Law Firm

Hui Ye Law Firm has notable expertise in the aviation, education, manufacturing, and technology sectors. Its recent mandates include joint ventures, investments, spin-offs, and M&A transactions. The team is led by Shanghai-based Dong Wu who has a wealth of experience in advising on FDI transactions.

Practice head(s):

Dong Wu


‘The feedback is timely, and their professional ability is very strong.’

‘Hui Ye has excellent ability to handle complex legal affairs and can always provide timely and effective solutions according to our needs. Wu’s team members are well-matched. The team lawyers all have strong legal capabilities in business and have provided us with targeted legal advice based on business practice.’

‘Hui Ye has strong strength in multiple business fields, such as joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions, overseas investment, and corporate restructuring. In addition, the firm has introduced some female partners and recruited female lawyers in recent years.’

‘Attorney Dong Wu provides high-quality M&A legal services to many well-known clients.’

‘Dong Wu has provided us with efficient and professional legal services with a serious, responsible, and professional working attitude.’

‘Dong Wu’s team of lawyers has sufficient professional knowledge and can freely deal with professional and complex equity transfers. He can not only provide refined services, but also respond to our demands in a timely manner. For complex legal issues, Dong’s team of lawyers can adopt a comprehensive, multi-dimensional, and all-round approach to research solutions, so that the solutions are strongly targeted and effective.’

‘As a well-known senior lawyer in the industry for more than twenty years, Dong Wu has a solid professional theory of corporate law and rich practical experience in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and foreign investments. Because of this, he can always understand the real needs of our customers and solve problems efficiently.

Key clients

China Eastern Airlines Media

Oriental Press Group Ltd. (The Paper)

China Great Wall Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Horen Cortp Co.,Ltd

Shanghai Xiehe Education Group

Shanghai Shangpao Xiehe Industrial Development Co., Ltd.

Fuhai (Shanghai) Internet of Things Co., Ltd.

K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH (“KDF Holding”)

Superlab Suisse AG

Jiangsu Hengrui Pharmaceuticals Co.,Ltd.

Work highlights

Kewei Law Firm

Kewei Law Firm , founded in 2019, boasts a diverse corporate practice encompassing M&A, investments, and the burgeoning SPACs. In collaboration with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, the team advises on PRC and international law on cross-border transactions. Notably, Nanda Lau heads the corporate practice, while Hong Kong-based Jason Sung heads the firm’s Asia M&A practice.

Practice head(s):

Nanda Lau; Jason Sung

Other key lawyers:

Gavin Guo

Work highlights

Tahota Law Firm

Headquartered in Chengdu, Tahota Law Firm has a wide network of offices in mainland China, Hong Kong, Washington DC, and Sydney. The firm has a dedicated corporate and M&A team which recently completed high value acquisitions in the real estate and pharmaceutical sectors. Zhiqiang Liu heads the team from its Chongqing office, and specialises in both capital markets and M&A transactions for financial institutions and private equity firms.

Practice head(s):

Zhiqiang Liu

Other key lawyers:

Zhengping Xu

Work highlights

  • Advised Longfor Group to acquire a new district property project in Kai Tak, Hong Kong.
  • Advised Sichuan Development (Holdings) Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of Chengdu Santai Holding Group Co., Ltd., a leading listed phosphorus chemical company, with its subsidiary Sichuan Development Mining Group Co.
  • Represented the pharmaceutical sector of Hillhouse capital in the acquisition of a pharmaceutical chain enterprise with more than 100 locations, with the target of RMB 85 million.