We represent Chinese and international clients in a diverse range of industries in Chinese and cross-border equity and asset acquisitions, and have been involved in a large number of high-profile M&A deals. Acquisition targets include start-ups in the new economy, traditional private enterprises, state-owned enterprises, companies publicly listed on onshore and offshore markets, and foreign companies. Transaction structures include equity and asset acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, tender offers, and acquisitions by auction. We have a wide range of experience and an in-depth understanding of laws and regulations in relation to market entry, business handover, corporate governance, tax optimization, disclosure and compliance with capital markets, foreign exchange, regulated payments, labor transitions, anti-trust, and intellectual property compliance.
Han Kun provides a full range of legal services for mergers and acquisitions, including:
Designing transaction plans and transaction processes
Designing restructuring plans
Drafting transaction documents
Participating in deal negotiations
Assisting in project closings
Designing tax optimization plans
Anti-trust analysis and declaring concentrations of undertakings
Assisting in handling approval procedures involved in M&A transactions
Analyzing foreign investment access policies
Assisting in the renewal of various business licenses
Assisting in handling matters related to foreign exchange
Assisting in handling labor-related matters
Han Kun is widely recognized and well-known for its mergers and acquisitions practice. We have been continuously ranked in relevant practice areas as a first-tier law firm by authoritative legal directories, including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Asian Legal Business, IFLR1000, and Asialaw Profiles, etc.
"Highly recommended for its experience in acting on complex M&A deals, especially in the TMT sector. Entrusted by clients in heavyweight cross-border and domestic transactions. Client roster includes start-ups, multinationals and listed companies. Boasts a sizeable team of bilingual M&A specialists."
—— Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021