Han Kun partner Shijia Li celebrated among LEGALBAND's 2022 Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers

June, 2022 - Beijing, Mainland China

On June 21, 2022, LEGALBAND, the renowned legal directory, announced its 2022 Power List: Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers, which identifies highly competent and recommended capital markets lawyers in mainland China. Han Kun partner Shijia Li was recognized in the list.

Reasons for selection: Mr. Li has shown high-level professionalism as a capital markets lawyer in advising on IPOs, refinancings, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, investments and financings, and other projects for well-known corporate clients, such as Kidswant, iQIYI, Bright Dairy, Suning.com, Shenwan Hongyuan Securities, and Sinovac Biotech. Mr. Li and his team have recently acted as lead counsel to Kidswant in its exit from the NEEQ to list on the ChiNext board; to Bright Dairy on its private placement of shares; and to Tongyu Fund on acquiring shares of and control over Toread, a company listed on China's A-share market. Mr. Li effectively addresses tricky problems his clients encounter with both legal and business sense, owing to his professional expertise and thorough understanding of capital markets laws, regulations, and policies. "We have received enormous support and help from Mr. Li, who has been advising on our M&A transactions and demonstrates remarkable competencies in analyzing legal risks, structure design, negotiation strategies, etc. for our M&A deals, as well as in providing general advisory services." "As IPO counsel and perennial legal advisor to our company, Mr. Li deeply understands our business model. He is able to provide timely, actionable and creative solutions through combined consideration of his extensive experience, relevant laws and regulations, and our company's commercial needs."

Lawyer's profile: Mr. Li mainly specializes in domestic and offshore listings, restructurings and reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital and private equity. He has extensive experience in IPOs, private placements, material asset restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions in the A-share market. Mr. Li also provides professional services for going-private transactions and the restructuring of red chip companies, domestic or outbound investments, and mergers and acquisitions for domestic and offshore-listed companies, large-scale state-owned enterprises, and buyout funds. Mr. Li has represented many Chinese and international companies in diverse industries such as online games, information technology, consumer goods, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, finance, and culture and entertainment. Mr. Li obtained his LL.M. degree in International Business Law from Durham University in 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Li graduated with an LL.B. degree from Zhejiang University in 2007.