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Cathy Zhang

Lawyer admitted in China

Education :  B.A. (Dalian Univ of Foreign Languages);
 LL.B (East China Univ of Political Science and Law);
 LL.M (National Univ of Singapore)
Languages :  Chinese (Mandarin) and English
Office :  Shanghai
Contact :
 +86 21 6141 0998

About Cathy

Cathy is a partner in TransAsia's Corporate/Commercial, Real Estate and Private Equity practice groups. She specializes in equity investments, corporate (re)structuring and M&A, with a particular expertise in private equity fund structures.

Cathy regularly advises on China market entry - including joint ventures and partnerships - commercial transactions and corporate matters over a range of industries. Her clients include both domestic investors (private and state-owned) and multinationals.

Recent Projects

  • Advised a HK-based private equity fund on its acquisition of several real estate companies, department stores and office buildings in Shanghai
  • Advised a European private equity fund on its real estate investment and finance projects (in Shanghai and Xuzhou)
  • Advised a Chinese fund on its acquisition of a real estate company and an oil retail company in Shanghai and Inner Mongolia
  • Advised a luxury brand on its retail leases in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenyang
  • Assisted on its merger with Tudou
  • Advised a Japanese game company on the restructuring of its China operations
  • Assisted Qunar for several of its strategic investments

Representative Clients

  • ASML
  • Axalta
  • Carter's
  • CNH – Fiat Industrial
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Facebook
  • IMG
  • Kroll
  • Lanvin
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Statoil