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27/F North Tower Beijing Kerry Centre
1 Guanghua Road Chaoyang District
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Mr Chen Bao
Prior to joining Fangda Partners, Mr. Bao was a partner at another leading PRC law firm and before that, he worked at the Hong Kong and Beijing offices of two leading US firms.
Seton Hall Law School in New Jersey, U.S.A, J.D. (Chancellor Scholar; Magna Cum Laude)
University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, LLM (with Honors)
University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, LLB (with Honors)
Fangda Partners is recognised as a market leader in the field of private equity, representing global and PRC financial sponsors, venture capitalists, banks and alternative financing providers, and founders of high-growth companies on their private equity investments. The practice is bolstered by the firm’s strength in wider teams, allowing for collaboration with experts in leverage finance, capital markets, fund formation, compliance, and employment law matters. It acts on a full range of transactions, including public, private and cross-border buyouts, debt investments, portfolio secondaries, and co-investments. The practice is headed by Chen Bao from Beijing, who has extensive experience representing leading private equity clients as well as Chinese sellers in M&A transactions. Other notable practitioners include Jeffrey Ding, who has expertise in cross-border acquisitions, public offerings, and joint venture transactions, and Helen Fan, who specialises in private equity and venture capital investment across a range of industries. Meanwhile, Patrick Li is experienced in foreign direct investment matters.
Fangda Partners is noted for advising a range of international and local clients on M&A, private equity, restructuring, data protection, and venture capital transactions. The team is jointly led by Amanda Zhou, Chen Bao, and Kate Yin, and Shanghai-based Jian Fang and Zhiyi Ren. Yin is particularly focused on regulatory compliance matters with a cross-border element, while Fang advises international corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms on investments and operations in China. Ren is also active in cross-border investments, having recently acted for HSBC Fintech WFOE in obtaining an EDI license.
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- Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms
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- Investment funds: PRC firms
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- Regional coverage: Guangdong Province: Guangzhou and Shenzhen
- Private equity: PRC firms
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