Joe is a partner at JunHe and is based in our Shanghai office. His practice focuses on private equity/venture capital, corporate and M&A and foreign direct investments. He is also a co-coordinator of the corporate and M&A department at JunHe.
Joe advises global and regional private equity funds (and their portfolio companies) and multinational corporate clients, on their investments and M&A transactions in China (acting as acquirers or sellers). Such investment and M&A transactions include leveraged and unleveraged control acquisitions, minority investments, take-private, PIPE, divestures, joint ventures, restructurings, liquidations and other cross-border transactions. He represents clients in a wide range of industries, including health care/life sciences, TMT, real estate, education, consumer products, industrials, automobiles and retail.
Before joining JunHe in 2004, Joe worked with Sidley Austin at its Shanghai office from 1999.
Joe has been recognized by Asian Legal Business named Joe as one of China’s Top 15 M&A Lawyers in 2020 and as one of China’s Top 15 Rising Lawyers in 2013. He also has been selected for inclusion in The Leading Lawyers for M&A by Asialaw Profiles.
Joe has published more than twenty legal papers discussing Chinese legal issues in both domestic and foreign periodicals.