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Private equity

Industry sectors:

Consumer goods and services
Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
Technology and telecommunications

Mr. Li has been working at Han Kun Law Offices since January 2005, where he specializes in public and private financings (equity and debt), mergers and acquisitions, incorporation and corporate restructuring, foreign direct investment, and intellectual property protection. He has represented many Chinese and international companies in a wide variety of cross-border transactions in different industries such as telecommunications, the Internet, information technology, energy, clean technology, consumer goods, healthcare, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Li is knowledgeable of PRC industry policies, corporate structure, capital operation, financial planning, and investment and project management. From August 2001 to December 2004, Mr. Li was a partner at T&C Law Offices in Beijing. Prior to that, he was a founder and general counsel of Bookoo, Inc., a pioneer in the e-book marketplace and one of the first Internet companies in Greater China to emphasize the management of intellectual property rights. Before founding Bookoo, Mr. Li spent over four years working for Cha & Cha, an international law firm specializing in telecommunications, Internet, technology and joint venture law. He also completed an internship at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in Ottawa in 2003, and has gained valuable corporate governance experience through being a board director of two publicly traded companies in the USA.

  • Acted as Joint Sponsors’ PRC legal advisor in connection with the HKD 29.8 Billion Secondary Listing of, Inc. on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited  
  • Acted as Tencent Holdings Limited’s  PRC legal advisor in its US$6 billion issue of notes under the Global Medium Term Note Programme
  • Representation of Baidu in its spin-off of its artificial intelligence business 
  • Represented Hillhouse Capital as the lead investor, with Tencent and others, in the US$ 1 billion Series G financing of Yuanfudao (an Edtech unicorn company)
  • Representation of  Volkswagen China in its investment in Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group

  • Capital markets transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Intellectual property and technology law

  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Member of the PRC Bar and PRC Trademark Agent

  • Mr. Li received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics in 1995 and an LL.B. Degree in 1996 from Peking University. In 1999, he obtained an LL.M. Degree from Peking University. He also received an LL.M. Degree from the University of Ottawa in 2003.