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Fangda Partners
24/F, HKRI CENTRE TWO, HKRI TAIKOO HUI
288 SHI MEN YI ROAD
SHANGHAI 200041
China
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Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Ms. Wang joined Fangda as a partner in 2019. Prior to joining Fangda, Ms. Wang has worked in the Shanghai office of Allen & Overy LLP and Morrison & Foerster for more than 12 years, including in the role of partner and chief representative.

Languages

Chinese, English

Education

University of New South Wales, B. Comm., 2003
University of New South Wales, LL.B., 2003
University of Sydney, G.D.L., 2005

Lawyer Rankings

China > Banking and finance: PRC firms

Fangda Partners is highly active in the banking and finance space, advising on a range of transactions. The practice has a particular specialism in privatisation finance, advising on major acquisitions of Hong Kong-listed companies. In addition to advising banks on loans and the establishment of loan facilities, the practice frequently acts for borrowers including companies and private equity funds. Stanley Chen leads the team and handles both acquisition and project finance, while Xie Zheng has broad expertise across the corporate and banking sectors. Maria Wang is also recommended and has a specialism in matters involving real estate, such as the financing of the acquisition of real estate assets.

China > Real estate and construction: PRC firms

Fangda Partners stands out for the international nature of its client base, acting for prominent US and European clients investing in the Chinese real estate market. The team is especially active in real estate M&A, in which it advises private equity and real estate funds on the acquisition of Chinese property. It also handles property construction and development, particularly in the area of industrial and manufacturing projects. Stephen Lin leads the team and is noted for his experience acting for overseas investors in growing sectors such as logistics and data centres. Maria Wang also has extensive links to international investment funds and handles a variety of transactions in this space. Yingying Wang is another name to note.