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Hogan Lovells
Hong Kong

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China > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

(Leading individuals)

Jun WeiHogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP acts in the full spectrum of M&A transactions, including inbound, outbound, multi-jurisdictional, and domestic M&A deals; the team’s expertise also includes assisting with antitrust and national security reviews, foreign investment regulations, employee benefit considerations, IP safeguards, tax issues and acquisition financing, while the group particularly excels in the life sciences and healthcare, TMT, energy and natural resources, financial services, consumer goods and real estate sectors. The key mainland China practitioners are Jun Wei, Liang Xu, Lu Zhou, Philip ChengRoy Zou and Roberta Chang, while in Hong Kong Tim Fletcher leads the financial institutions group within the corporate practice and Stephanie Tang, who joined from Shearman & Sterling, is Greater China private equity head. Andrew McGinty relocated from Shanghai to the firm’s Hong Kong office.

China > Projects and energy: foreign firms

An integral part of the firm’s wider Asia power and energy team, Hogan Lovells International LLP‘s infrastructure, energy, resources, and projects practice is experienced in advising on China outbound investments into Africa, Latin America and Asia, and it enjoys strong client relationships with both Chinese policy banks and commercial banks. Chair of the firm’s Greater China practice Jun Wei frequently plays key roles in cross-border financings and infrastructure development projects; Michael Zou is an experienced counsel.

China > Healthcare and life sciences: foreign firms

Hogan Lovells International LLP advises leading biotech, pharmaceutical and medical devices companies on the full product life cycle, with notable strength in regulatory matters and sizable M&A transactions. Andrew McGinty splits his time between Shanghai and Hong Kong, and regularly assists clients with acquisition, joint venture, strategy alliance and new therapies and treatments development; Eugene Chen specialises in commercial bribery investigations and product liability cases involving clinical trials and serious adverse reactions; Jun Wei and Lu Zhou advise on transactions and regulatory matters respectively.

China > Banking and finance: foreign firms

Hogan Lovells International LLP‘s scope of work covers structured, leveraged, acquisition, real estate, asset and pre-IPO financings. Experienced in project financing, Jun Wei is the key Beijing contact, while Owen Chan in Hong Kong leads the Hong Kong and mainland China-based international banking and finance lawyers. Shantay Cong is an experienced senior associate working across the Shanghai and Hong Kong offices, and Louise Leung in Hong Kong was recently made partner.

Hong Kong > Corporate (including M&A)

Hogan Lovells‘ global reach and multidisciplinary strengths make it well-positioned to handle a full spread of corporate matters for clients. Led by Jun Wei, who is the chair of the Greater China practice, the team advises on China inbound/outbound and other multijurisdictional deals, as well as domestic M&A, for Chinese and international clients. It is particularly active in sectors such as life sciences and healthcare, energy, TMT, retail and real estate sectors. Tim Fletcher heads up the specialist financial institutions group, which handles corporate transactions and regulatory matters for banking, insurance and fund clients, among others. Stephanie Tang, who is the head of private equity, joined from Shearman & SterlingAndrew McGinty  is also recommended.