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Provided by Yang Wang

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Personal

University of Michigan Law School (JD, magna cum laude, 2008); University of Maryland (B.S., magna cum laude, 2001; B.A., summa cum laude, 2000).

Practice Areas

Partner in the firm's Beijing office. Represents private equity funds and corporate clients on various mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, corporate finance transactions and other general corporate matters. Recent transactions include advising Apax, Blackstone, KKR, Macquarie, Primavera and Warburg Pincus in various leveraged buy-outs and private equity investments in Greater China, New Frontier Corporation in its US$1.3 billion acquisition of United Family Healthcare, Xpeng Motors in its Series C/C+ equity financing totaling more than US$1 billion, Ant Financial in its US$14 billion Series C equity financing, Alibaba in its US$4.3 billion investment in Suning, and ChemChina in its US$43 billion acquisition of Syngenta AG. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Career

Joined firm 2010, Partner since 2018.

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Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms) - China
3
Band 3

Wang Yang has a notable corporate practice that services corporates and private equity firms. Based in Simpson Thacher's Beijing office, his recent work includes M&A and financing transactions.

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