Ms. Zhang has abundant experience in corporate affairs, especially in the areas of cross-border M&A (including PE and VC) and joint ventures. She focuses on domestic and overseas cross-border M&A and related legal issues including complicated PE and VC investment and financing, the restructuring involved in dismantling or setting up ‘red-chip’ structures, pre-IPO equity financing and employee incentives for various types of corporations, as well as strategic cooperation and joint venture business. She has accumulated extensive experience and unique insight across a wide range of sectors such as TMT, Fintech, healthcare, real estate, financial institutions, High Tech and high-end manufacturing.
Before joining JunHe, Ms. Zhang was a corporate partner at Clifford Chance's China offices. She has acted as the lead partner advising numerous Chinese companies in high-profile overseas M&A, and assisted multiple prominent international PE firms’ significant M&A transactions and equity investments in the Greater China and Asia region. Ms. Zhang is particularly skillful in advising clients on complicated cross-border transactions and providing input of high commercial value. She has also advised large multinational companies on their M&A and restructuring issues in Greater China and Asia, as well as acting as perennial legal counsel for several large Chinese state-owned enterprises (including government control investment companies).
Ms. Zhang has been selected as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in both China Corporate and M&A and Private Equity/Venture Capital practices by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 & 2019. She has also been selected as a “Rising Star” in China Corporate and M&A, as well as a “Next Generation Partner” in Private Equity in 2020.