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JunHe Assisted XPeng Inc. in its Listing on New York Stock Exchange


XPeng Inc. (“XPeng” or the “Company”) successfully completed IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the symbol “XPEV” on August 27, 2020 EST. At the price of US $15 per share, XPeng issued approximately 114.69 million American Depositary Shares (including over-allotment), raising approximately US $1.72 billion in total, making it the IPO project with the highest pricing and the largest aggregate financing in the IPO history of new energy vehicle companies in the world. 

XPeng is leading Chinese smart electric vehicle designer and manufacturer, as well as a technology company that integrates advanced Internet and artificial intelligence innovation. Since its establishment five years ago, XPeng has completed the global layout and formed a large-scale, diversified in-house R&D team with cross-sector vision. The Company is headquartered in Guangzhou, with its design and R&D offices, manufacturing plants and sales forces respectively in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Silicon Valley, San Diego, Zhaoqing and Zhengzhou. Taking root globally and serving Chinese local consumers, XPeng are committed to drive the transformation of internet-based smart electric vehicle through the “double engines” of digitalization and motorization, shaping the mobility experience of the future.

JunHe acted as the Chinese legal counsel for the underwriter, assisting the successful completion of the IPO within only 4 months. JunHe provided quality, prudent and efficient legal services in a very tight schedule, overcame difficulties caused by COVID-19 epidemic, and successfully assisted the underwriter in conducting overall domestic due diligence investigation, coordinating and participating in offline visits and online interviews, reviewing various transaction documents, applications and offering documents related to the listing. We also assisted in responding to SEC’s questions concerning PRC laws, issued PRC-law-related legal opinions, and finally helped XPeng  list on NYSE. JunHe team is highly acknowledged by the Company, the underwriter and other intermediaries for its professionalism, efficiency, carefulness and hardworking. 

The leading partners of the project are WANG, Yi, Joe Wan and JIANG, Wenjun (Kelvin). The partner primarily responsible for this project is SHANG, Shiming (George)

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