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Investment funds

Elva YU is a partner from Banking and Financial department at Llinks since 2005. Ms. Yu has been engaged in the legal business of finance and asset management and regularly advises various domestic and foreign financial institutions, PE/VC fund managers, commercial factoring, financial leasing and AMCs.  Ms. Yu has been highly regarded by IFLR1000, THE LEGAL 500, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, LEGALBAND consistently.

Diversity is, and has been in the recent years, one of Llinks’ very highest priorities, the number of females staff account for nearly 60%. A major challenge facing the firm is to increase the number of female partners. As a professional service provider, it is absolutely essential to us that all our employees are happy and have equal prospects of remaining at the firm.

Base on the firm’s culture of “pure partnership” and “collaboration upon specialization”, Llinks lawyer always focus on common goal, without any individual financial incentive. This means Llinks encourages female partners to develop their career in the legal market by providing equal marketing opportunities, such as sponsorship to become individual member of chambers of commerce, and seminar speakers etc.

Furthermore, Llinks provides friendly working environment for female staffs, such as providing a separate nursing room for new mothers etc.

  • Advised Wanhua Group in the Euro 1.26 billion acquisition of 96% equity stake in the largest chemical company of Hungary, BorsodChem. We acted as the PRC legal counsel for Wanhua and successfully assisted the client to finish all of the governmental approval and filing procedures.
  • Advised ITG Holding in the RMB 1.156 billion acquisition of 8.4167% equity stake in XingYe Trust Co. from National Australia Bank Ltd. We conducted legal due diligence on the target company, advised on the legal documents and issued legal opinion to regulator in this deal. By finishing this deal, ITG Holding, as Fortune Global 500, can further enhancing the coordination and development of financial business within the group, so as to meet its strategic development.
  • Advised CPIC Insurance Asset Management Co. in its launching of RMB 2.1 billion asset-backed securitization of tolling of JinJing Super Highway. It’s the first tolling ABS project registered with SHIE, which diversified the product categories of SHIE and promote the development of real economy in Tianjin as well. We advised CPIC in structuring the product from legal perspective, preparing all of the securitization documents and issuance of legal opinion to the regulator.
  • Advised CPIC Private Fund Manager in its launching of RMB 3 billion Rehabilitation Industries Private Funds. Rehabilitation industry is a new industry paid high attention by investors and encouraged by the government. We advised CPIC in fund structure and regulatory compliance issues to meet requirements of both insurance regulator and the AMAC.
  • Advised UBP Asset Management in its acquiring of QDLP license in Hainan Province with a quota of USD 150 million, and is now assisting in its registration with AMAC and launching the QDLP fund. Hainan QDLP scheme has been a hot topic since its launching in 2021. We are able to advise clients in obtaining the license, quota, registration of fund manager, launch of funds, negotiation with third party service providers and providing regulatory compliance services during the whole process.

  • Shanghai Bar Association