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JunHe partners Tang Jie and Lei Tianxiao win the "2021 IFLR Rising Star Awards Asia-Pacific" in 2021 International Financial Law Review


Recently, the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) officially announced their nominees for the 2021 IFLR Rising Star Awards Asia-Pacific. JunHe partners Tang Jie and Lei Tianxiao were featured on the list. The listed areas were corporate M & A and capital markets: debt & equity.

Nominees for the "Rising Star Awards Asia-Pacific":

The research covered 13 jurisdictions and 28 different practice areas in the Asia-Pacific region, including China, Australia, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand. A total of 80 outstanding young lawyers and corporate legal specialists were selected in recognition of their outstanding achievements in their respective fields of practice over the past year.

Ms. Jie Tang focuses on M&A, private equity, and the formation and raising of private funds and capital markets, and has experience across a wide spectrum of industry sectors including healthcare, innovative technology, new energy, internet, automotive, culture and media, and retail. In 2021, she was named a “Leading Lawyer” in the fields of private equity, capital markets: structured financing and securitization in IFLR 1000’s China regional list and a Legal 500 "Recommended Lawyer" in private equity. The "JD Health USD1 billion Round A Financing Project", "JD Finance Round B Financing Project" and "SenseTime C/C+ Round Financing Project" led by Ms. Tang won the Business Law Journal Outstanding Transaction Award in 2019 and 2018 respectively. She has rich experience in dealing with legal affairs related to various M&A transactions and private investment and financing and has expertise in the design of transaction structures and the drafting and negotiation of transaction documents. Ms. Tang has successfully completed many large-scale, complex, innovative and influential M&A and investment projects on behalf of many domestic and foreign well-known enterprises and professional investment institutions. In the past few years, Ms. Tang has accumulated outstanding achievements in the fields of medical health and science and technology. In addition, she has also participated in the establishment, raising and operation of many private equity funds.

Ms. Tianxiao Lei has vast experience in offshore and panda bond offerings, M&A, private equity investments and offshore IPOs. She was named a "Rising Star Partner" in IFLR1000’s 2022 annual list. Ms. Lei specializes in onshore and offshore bond offering deals and has accomplished many milestone panda bond offerings and offshore bond offerings including Air Liquide’s panda bond offering (the first panda bond offered through a guaranteed structure) and Xiaomi’s panda bond offering (the first small red-chip issuer with a VIE structure). Ms. Lei has also represented several high-profile clients in their offshore bond offerings, including CNPC, CNOOC, China Construction, China Huadian, China Merchants Securities and the Bank of Communications. She has expertise in M&As and private equity investment transactions and has provided many legal services for numerous domestic and foreign financial institutions, large state-owned enterprises, venture capital funds and private equity funds, in fields such as the Internet, high technology, finance, insurance, real estate and medical care.

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.