Respected practice, well regarded for serving a diverse client base featuring key names in the telecommunications, life sciences and technology sectors. Frequently sought by Chinese SOEs and Hong Kong-listed companies as well as leading private equity funds. Broad array of high-value work, including restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as cross-border joint venture agreements and private equity investments.
Clients praise Xue Fang for her "excellent judgement and terrific analytical skills in highly dynamic situations," as well as her ability to "bridge cultural differences of diverse parties in cross-border transactions." She rises in the rankings after receiving endorsements for her wide-ranging practice, which spans M&A transactions, private equity investments and joint ventures.
Sources agree that Graham Winter is a "well-respected" partner, who has "good credentials and a long history in the market" and is "outstanding at getting deals done." He brings to bear longstanding experience advising on various corporate mandates, including cross-border acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures.
Zhang Yi is consistently sought out by international clients looking to acquire and dispose of their China-based assets and business operations. According to one impressed source: "He is highly attuned to how M&A transactions in China work and was able to balance multiple aspects of a complicated deal to help us reach our desired commercial result."