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Fangda Partners

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)

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What the team is known for

A solid corporate practice with extensive experience in overseas equity and debt offerings, including IPOs and H-share convertible issuance. Known for advising on listings in the USA and Hong Kong. Continues to serve a host of leading TMT and internet companies, as well as financial institutions. Active in representing both issuers and underwriters in the domestic market, especially with regard to companies delisted from overseas markets returning to the domestic market. Mandated by state-owned investment firms to handle structured finance projects. Sought after in particular for its expertise in asset-backed securitisation.

Strengths

"With the support of a professional team, fast feedback and a serious attitude," one client explains, "they can also put forward constructive and valuable legal opinions, which can effectively solve problems."

"I feel that Fangda has an extremely professional team in the Chinese market," enthuses one client. "They provide us with very good legal advice and the final quality is extremely high."

Notable practitioners

Wu Dong is co-head of department for securitisation and structured finance. Apart from his main focus on securitisation, he also handles initial public offerings and other securities issuances as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Jeffrey Ding is famous for handling both domestic and overseas listings, and also serves on the firm's management committee. "He is very famous in the firm," notes one admiring source, while another source remarks: "He is particularly active on TMT listings."

Tang Qier co-manages the firm's Shanghai office but remains an active capital markets practitioner. She is well versed in a range of different types of securities issuances, and is sought after as lead counsel by both issuers and underwriters.

Jiang Xueyan is an increasingly prominent figure in the market, specialising in domestic securities issuances. "Her ability to protect her clients is very strong, and her A-shares expertise is very good," says one complimentary interviewee.

Kang Yan is a well-regarded figure whose expertise in A-share issuances earns the admiration of the market. "His mind is very clear," remarks one deeply impressed peer, adding that "he has a highly effective problem-solving way of thinking."

Yan Yan co-heads the department for structured finance and securitisation. In addition to securitisation, he also handles projects for financial trusts, and is well versed in internet finance and real estate development financing.

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Overview

Equity Capital Markets

We handle the most complex and high-profile A-share initial public offerings in our market. Our team is viewed as the market leader in this field, ranking highly in substantially all of the leading legal benchmark publications focused on China.

In Hong Kong, our team regularly acts as both PRC and Hong Kong counsel, handling virtually all aspects of equity capital markets transactions for issuers, underwriters and other market participants. We also provide U.S. securities law advice for capital markets transactions in Hong Kong, including having a team of experienced U.S.-qualified securities lawyers who can advise on all aspects of Rule 144A offerings. Our senior partners are widely recognized as market-leading practitioners, having a track record for handling many cutting-edge transactions, including advising on the first batch of companies listing under the new Chapter 18A Listing Rules.

Debt Capital Markets


Our debt capital markets team leads work on a full range of debt securities offerings and related transactions, advising clients on corporate bonds issuance (both high-yield and investment grade); on the establishment of, updates to, and drawdowns under debt issuance programs; on tender offers, exchange offers and other liability management transactions; on preference shares, perpetual bonds and other hybrid securities offerings; on private placement of debt securities; as well as advising on Panda bond offerings.


Clients

Alibaba

Asian Infrastructure Investment

Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited

CR Micro

Crédit Agricole S.A.

Huatai Securities Co., Ltd

Nanjing Southeast State-owned Assets Investment Group

Industries

Automobiles

Banking & Financial Service

Consumer Goods

Education

Energy

Food

Healthcare and Life Science

Manufacturing

Retail

TMT

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)

Fangda Partners

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Location

24/F, HKRI Centre Two

HKRI Taikoo Hui

288 Shi Men Yi Road

Shanghai

Shanghai

China

200041

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

China

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)


Jeffrey J Ding
Band 2
Xueyan Jiang
Up and Coming

Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives (PRC Firms)