Mr Dafei Chen > Han Kun Law Offices > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Han Kun Law Offices
9/F, OFFICE TOWER C1, ORIENTAL PLAZA
NO. 1 EAST CHANG AN AVE.
BEIJING 100738
China
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Position

Mergers and acquisitions; venture capital and private equity financing; international capital markets transactions; foreign direct investment.

Career

Prior to Han Kun, Mr. Chen practiced as a corporate lawyer at Clifford Chance and Debevoise & Plimpton.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and Chiu Chow) (native), English (fluent)

Memberships

Member of the PRC Bar and the New York State Bar

Education

Mr. Chen graduated from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing with a B.A. Degree, and the University of Minnesota Law School with a J.D. Degree.

Lawyer Rankings

China > Corporate and M&A: PRC firms

Leveraging its deep TMT sector focus, Han Kun Law Offices is in a unique position of advising industry leading players on big-ticket cross-border M&A, joint venture and restructuring transactions. The Shanghai team further expanded its corporate offering with the hire of Paula Liu who joined from Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Recent highlights include advising Rajax Holding on its $9.5bn acquisition by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba; acting for Heineken in forming a strategic partnership between Heineken and China Resources, resulting in China Resources taking over Heineken’s seven subsidiaries; and assisted China Literature with its RMB15bn acquisition of New Classics Media Corporation. Chaoying Li , Kelvin GaoDavid Tang, Dafei Chen, Aaron Zhou and Yijun Chao are highly recommended.

China > Capital markets: PRC firms

Han Kun Law Offices is predominantly instructed on overseas capital markets transactions, acting for both Chinese issuers and international underwriters. The group has expertise in IPOs, as well as follow-on equity and debt offerings. Yijun Chao has a strong track record with TMT-sector clients; Huan Wang focuses on offshore public offerings; and Dafei Chen is noted for US Securities and Exchange Commission-registered offerings. Both Chao and Wang also have expertise in the intersection between intellectual property rights and capital markets transactions.