Mr George Niu > Shihui Partners > BEIJING, China > Lawyer Profile

Shihui Partners
42/F,Tower C, Beijing Yintai Centre,
No.2 Jianguomenwai Avenue,
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Work Department

foundation of RMB funds, venture capital and private equity investment, cross-border M&A, domestic and overseas IPOs


Managing Partner


George Niu, the founding partner of Shihui Partners, obtained the Chinese lawyer qualification in 1998, who is a member of All China Lawyers Association. Mr. Niu obtained his bachelor degree and master degree from Renmin University of China. Mr. Niu has been awarded as one of the most excellent lawyers in the area of Chinese corporate and M&A by The Asia Pacific LEGAL 500 in 2009 to 2011, and has been awarded as one of the excellent lawyers in the area of Chinese private equity by Chambers and Partners in 2011 to 2018. Before joining Shihui Partners, Mr. Niu worked in Junhe LLP and Global Law Office as a partner. Mr. Niu has proven experience across venture capital investment, private equity investment, cross-board merger and acquisitions and domestic & overseas IPOs, and has extensive experience in the formulation of equity incentives for companies.


Chinese, English


member of All China Lawyers Association


Mr. Niu obtained his bachelor degree and master degree from Renmin University of China.

Lawyer Rankings

China > Private equity: PRC firms

(Leading individuals)

George Niu  – Shihui Partners

Shihui Partners has continually proven to show it is a key player in the Chinese private equity market, with particular strength acting on major projects in emerging industries, such as cultural and entertainment, medical and healthcare, internet and TMT sectors. It advises on a range of matters, primarily acting for private equity and venture capital funds, financial institutions, strategic investors, and entrepreneurs in start-up companies. George Niu and Miranda Jiang co-head the Beijing arm of the practice, whilst George Wang leads the Shanghai group. Also notable is founding partner Zan Zhu, who specialises in private equity and venture capital transactions, as does Vicky Gong and Xiaomei Li.

China > TMT: PRC firms

Shihui Partners advises clients across the TMT industry on a wide array of matters, specialising in M&As, private equity, foreign and overseas investment, asset securitisation, and financing. It also has a growing practice in relation to data protection, corporate compliance, dispute resolution and employment matters. George Niu and George Wang co-lead the practice. Niu specialises in private equity transactions, securities offerings, and cross-border M&A, whilst Wang advises a range of multinational corporations and public and private Chinese companies, with experience in foreign direct investment and corporate restructuring.

China > Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Shihui Partners has a broad client base which encompasses Hong Kong-listed companies, private Chinese companies and prominent multinationals, advising clients on the full spectrum of corporate transactions. Domestic M&A, joint ventures and inbound investments are all regularly handled by the team, which is highly active in the tech sector and also handles deals involving the education, manufacturing and healthcare industries. The practice is jointly led by George Niu in Beijing and Xiaochen Zhang in Shanghai; Niu is noted for his work on PE and VC deals and also has a close relationship with, while Zhang handles both inbound and outbound M&A.