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LI, Qi(Adam)   

Tel:(86-21) 22086298 (Dir.)
E-mail:liqi@junhe.com
Mr. Adam Li is a partner of Jun He Law Offices

Practice Areas
Mergers & acquisitions, foreign direct investment, capital market, private equity and general corporate

Professional Experience
Since 1991, Mr. Li has advised hundreds of public and private companies of different industries, funds and financial institutions, governments and NGOs from around the world for their M&A transactions, IPOs, debt and equity financing, direct investments, joint ventures, general corporate and compliance matters.  He has been focusing on accomplishing the business purpose of the clients, and has leveraged his first-hand knowledge in the legal systems of both China and the U.S, cross-cultural communication skills and experience in working from Shanghai, New York City and Silicon Valley to help clients develop pragmatic legal and business strategies to build, operate, expand, reorganize, divide or dissolve businesses in China, steering them through complicated legal and regulatory environment.  Mr. Li has counseled several world’s leading conglomerates as well as companies in automobile, bioscience, consumer products, information technology, new energy and materials, and service industries.  He has also advised more than 200 global and domestic IPOs, dozens of bond and other securities offerings (including GDRs, ADRs, Reg S and 144A) in China and international markets. 
 
For more than a decade, Mr. Li has been consistently named as a leading lawyer in M&A, capital market, and/or private equity by Legal 500-Asia Pacific (up to 2014), Asia Law & Practice (up to 2014), Chambers Global-Asia Pacific (up to 2014), International Financial Law Review (up to 2014), Who’s Who of Merger & Acquisitions Lawyers (up to 2014) and etc.  He was also honored by the Ministry of Justice of the PRC in 1999 as one of China's Ten Best Lawyers.

Education
J.D., LL.M., Columbia Law School
LL.M., LL.B., Fudan University

Professional Associations
Former Vice-Chair of China Committee, American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Member and former director, Shanghai Bar Association, Foreign Affairs Committee, Capital Market Section and M&A Section

Most Recent Deals 
     
Equity and Debt

· Represented Yingde Gas (02168.HK) to offer USD 300 million senior notes under Reg S/144A (2013)
· Represented HSBC and other underwriters for Citic Pacific (00267.HK)’ s USD 4.5 billion Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) Program and its updates (2011, 2012 & 2013)
· Represented Goldman Sachs and underwriters for the IPO of Hutchison Port Holdings Trust, which raised approximately USD 5.5 billion, ranking the largest IPO in the history of SGX and in the world in 2011 (2011) (Asia Legal Business, Equity Market Deal of the Year 2012)

M&A

· Advised Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) of its acquisition of the controlling interest of Qingdao P&B Co., Ltd. (2014)
· Represented a US based, NYSE listed company to acquire an online service company in China (2013)
· Represented a public company listed on SIX Swiss Exchange in setting up several joint ventures in China (2013)
· Represented Yihaodian in Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT)’s acquisition and restructuring of the same, a leading online retailer in China, advising on a series of complex regulatory issues from anti-monopoly clearance, national security review and VAT license (2012) (Asia Law & Practice, the M&A Deal of the Year of 2013; Asian-Mena Counsel, the Corporate Deal of the Year 2012)
· Represented Daewoo International (047050:Korea SE) in selling its interest in Shandong Daewoo Cement (2012)
· Represented a Fortune 500 Company in its acquisition of a State-owned Company with a value of more than USD 100 million (2011)
 
Corporate
 
·  Advising a Silicon Valley based consumer products company for its operations in China (since 2013)
· Advising a US based bicycle company for its operations in China (since 2013)
· Advised a US based bioscience company for its licensing with its China counterparts (since 2013)
· Advising a US-based, world leading pharmaceutical company in its reorganization to comply with China’s marketing, sales, employment, pricing and other rules and practices (2013)  
· Advising a world’s leading packaging company on its contracts, employment, real estate and compliance matters in China
· Advising a premier chocolate company for its legal and compliance matters in China
· Advising a US based conglomerate for its M&A, financing and corporate governance matters
· Advising a US based auto parts company for its contracts, employment, real estate and other operation matters in China
· Advising several NYSE/Nasdaq listed companies for their legal and compliance matters in China and SEC filing
· Advising a senior living company in Shanghai owned by a NYSE listed hedge fund

Academic Affiliations
Arbitrator, Shanghai Arbitration Commission
Adjunct Lecturer, East China University of Political Science and Law
Expert Committee Member, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Koguan Law School, In-house Counsel Research Center
Adjunct Instructor, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, the Law School

Bar Admissions
China and New York State, USA

Recent Publications and Speeches
· Speaker, Spin-Offs and Other Trends for Divestments, New York State Bar Association, International Section, Hanoi, 2013
· Speaker, VIE In Review-Under VAT Licenses, Anti-trust Review, National Security Review, SEC Investigations and HKEx Rules, A Perspective to Look at Chinese Regulatory Reality and Evolution, LexMundi Asia-Pacific Annual Conference, Shanghai, 2013
· Speaker, How to Start A Business in China, Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 2012
· Author, Due Diligence in China, Practicing Law Institute, New York, 2011 & 2012
· Author, The Most Recent Challenges to the VIE Structure for Foreign Investment in China, XBMA, 2011
· Author, Business Scope of Securities Companies, International Financial Law Review, 2009
· Author, China M&A Market, A More Sophisticated Game, Asia Law & Practice, 2008
· Numerous speeches on PRC law for the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of City of New York, the State Bar of California, the Practicing Law Institute, Shanghai Bar Association, etc.

Pro Bono
· Volunteer arbitrator, Moot Shanghai, Shanghai, 2012
· Judge, China Round of the Jessup Moot Court, Beijing, 2006
· Research assistant, ACLU, New York City, New York, DeMore v. Kim, a 2002 U.S. Supreme Court case on the U.S. constitutional law and immigration laws
 
 
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