Shanghai Young-Ben Law Firm


Head Office Address:
Room 2504-2507, The Center, No. 989, Changle Road
Xuhui District




Key contacts:

Senior Partner: Yuzhou Xu
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Senior Partner: Feng Ye
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Senior Partner: Yufeng Li
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 29
Languages: English, Chinese

Young-Ben is a boutique law firm based in Shanghai, specialized in finance, commercial dispute resolution and corporate commercial.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI 
  • Private equity 
  • Private equity funds 
  • Project bonds 
  • Project development
  • Project finance 
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation 
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Yuzhou Xu / Wei Sun / Luyi Liu / Yuan Gao

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Represented Zhong An Online P&C Insurance Company Limited in its first-round subscription and capital increase with the transaction amount around RMB 5.8 billion. Five onshore and offshore financial institutions and PE fund investors have participated in the deal, which are Morgan Stanley, CICC, CDH, Keywise, and SAIF
  • Represented Shanghai Shimao Construction Co., Ltd. for its public issuance of the debenture in 2015 (verified issuance amount of RMB 7.4 billion) to all the eligible investors at Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Provided legal services to CITIC Trust for perpetual collective trust plan of Shanxi Aluminum
  • Represented Ping An Asset Management Co., Ltd. in a Zhengzhou express way insurance fund credit plan for infrastructure project
  • Represented Ping An Asset Management Co., Ltd. in insurance fund credit plan for real estate with respect to Greenland Group project, a symbolic architecture in Dalian
  • Represented CITIC Bank as leading bank in the respective syndicated loan projects of 260 billion Shanghai yalong shanty reform
  • Represented CITIC Bank as leading bank in the respective syndicated loan projects of Rainbow Bay security housing in Hongkou District and Citic Pacific Technology & Fortune Plaza
  • Represented a commercial bank in a factoring loan project with cross-border finance leasing receivables as the fundamental credit
  • Represented CITIC Bank completed the cross-border loan project of FTN direct loan to foreign companies and FTN margin account pledge guarantee to foreign related parties
  • Represented Ping An Annuity Insurance Co., Ltd. to provide insurance fund credit plan financing for the national major marine engineering equipment Blue Whale No. 1 and Blue Whale No. 2 drilling platform listed as "Made in China 2025", which is the first engineering equipment project in China
  • Represented Ping An Trust in Greenland Shanghai collective insurance fund credit plan for real estate project
  • Represented Ping An Real Estate in drafting the standard documentation for real estate mezzanine financing projects
  • Represented Suzhou Qingchuang Trading Group Ltd. in its purchase of shares of A-share listed company Northeast Electric (000585) to become the controlling shareholder
  • Represented CMC in its B-round PE investment into a sports company
  • Represented Ping An Wealth in launch of Dingxin serial contractual funds
  • Represented CITIC Bank Shanghai Branch Custody Department long-term provision of special audit services for on relevant financial documents related to asset management plans, trust plans and private placement funds
  • Represented Zhong An Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd. in a number of insurance fund investment and formation of subsidiaries
  • Served as retained counsel for the feeder’s fund of Yimei Capital
  • Represented iFund in formation and operation of securities investment funds
  • Represented Gestamp in Overseas bond issuance provides due diligence and legal advice to important subsidiaries in mainland China
  • Represented Shanghai Gueva Investment Fund in equity investment and fund management

  • Banking
  • Financial services 
  • Government and public policy
  • Insurance 
  • Investment management 
  • Media 
  • Real estate 
  • Social infrastructure