On March 21, 2022, Asian Legal Business announced its 2022 ALB China Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers and JunHe partner SHI, Tiejun was recognized.
Asian Legal Business is one of the most influential legal media journals in the industry. This is the first time that ALB has selected the top 15 capital market lawyers in China, aiming to cast a spotlight on the major representative deals, key clients and client reviews of the lawyers in the stock and bonds market over the past years, and then present the top capital markets lawyers.
A doyen in JunHe’s capital markets business, Mr. Shi has been practicing for nearly 30 years, and has witnessed the development and the expansion of JunHe’s capital markets team. He is one of the top capital markets lawyers in China and has reaped outstanding achievements in the practice area. Mr. Shi has participated in the issuance of A, H and red-chip shares and listings on the Science and Technology Innovation Board by dozens of well-known domestic and overseas enterprises. He has provided both domestic and overseas enterprises with all-around legal services in assets reorganization, financing, M&As, venture investment and financing. Among them are many milestone projects of innovative significance, covering the industries of banking, securities, telecommunications, technology, computing and infrastructure such as:
The listing of Xiaomi on the HKSE
A+H shares listing by Bank of China Limited
Cross-border reorganization of major assets whereby COFCO injected Joy City assets into COFCO Real Estate
Reorganization of major assets of Mango Excellent Media Co., Ltd.
Acquisition of Nexperia by WINGTEC and related major assets reorganization and refinancing
IPO of WPS Office on the Science and Technology Innovation Board
Listing of A-shares of Xinjiang DaQo New Energy Co., Ltd. on the Science and Technology Innovation Board
Mr. Shi is a council member of the China Mergers & Acquisitions Association. From 2005-2019 he served as deputy director of the Mergers and Acquisitions and Reorganizations Committee of the Beijing Lawyers Association. From 2009-2011 Mr. Shi was a member of the first and second ChilNext Issuance Review Committee of CRSC, which availed him not only of valuable regulatory experience but also provided him with a unique vision and perspective to deal with a wide range of projects.
Mr. Shi has attracted media for his excellent market performances. He has been named in the Chambers & Partners Guide for 19 successive years and is one of the few lawyers that has been listed in the Guides of both Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global for Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, where he was named an Eminent Practitioner. According to the Chambers Review, Mr. Shi is a longstanding presence in the field and has a well-deserved reputation when it comes to bond and equity issuances, particularly in A-share listings. Commentators affirm that "Shi Tiejun is a very senior lawyer and has a leading role in the market" who "handles some important deals." Mr. Shi has also been recognized by other leading legal media journals: he was named "Best Capital Market Lawyer of the Year" by IFLR 1000, and has been listed several times at the top of the rankings o capital markets lawyers issued by Asialaw Profiles and The Legal 500.