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Kevin Zhang


Kevin Zhang

Counsel - Registered Foreign Lawyer
Hong Kong

Advises clients on capital markets and M&A transactions in China and the United States.

Kevin is a counsel in our Corporate practice, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. He focuses on both capital markets and M&A transactions in China and the United States.

Kevin has substantial experience in complex capital markets transactions, representing both U.S. and non-U.S. issuers and all the major investment banks in IPOs and high-yield debt offerings. He also advises a broad range of corporate and financial investor clients on strategic mergers, pre-IPO investments, PIPE investments and joint ventures. In addition, Kevin advises U.S. public companies on SEC reporting and corporate governance matters.

Experience highlights

Capital Markets
  • Kingsoft Cloud dual primary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange 
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Hong Kong secondary listing 
  • BeiGene $3.5 billion Shanghai IPO
  • Baidu $3.1 billion Hong Kong secondary listing 
  • NetEase $3.1 billion Hong Kong secondary listing
  • iQIYI $2.25 billion U.S. IPO
  • Full Truck Alliance $1.77 billion U.S. IPO
  • Tigermed $1.3 billion Hong Kong IPO
  • ING $1.27 billion U.S. IPO
  • Tencent Music $1.1 billion U.S. IPO
  • JOINN Laboratories $844 million Hong Kong IPO 
  • Ming Yuan Cloud $797 million Hong Kong IPO
  • DouYu $775 million U.S. IPO
  • Nayuki $656 million Hong Kong IPO
  • Studio City $359 million U.S. IPO
  • Liepin $353 million Hong Kong IPO
  • Missfresh $273 million U.S. IPO
  • Youdao $220 million U.S. IPO and concurrent private placement
  • RE/MAX $220 million U.S. IPO
  • MOL Global $169 million U.S. IPO
  • Sunlands $150 million U.S. IPO
  • Boqii $70 million U.S. IPO
  • Onion Global $67.5 million U.S. IPO
  • Mogu $66.5 million U.S. IPO
  • Atour $52 million U.S. IPO 
  • CNFinance $52 million U.S. IPO
  • LIZHI $45.1 million U.S. IPO
  • Li Auto $2 billion at-the-market offering
  • iQIYI $508 million follow-on offering
  • Youdao $238 million equity follow-on offering
  • Bilibili convertible notes exchange and concurrent follow-on equity offering
  • CNOOC $3.8 billion SEC-registered notes offering
  • Bilibili $1.6 billion convertible notes offering
  • iQIYI $1.2 billion convertible notes offering
  • Fosun International €1 billion high-yield notes offering
  • $1.0 billion SEC-registered notes offering
  • Baidu SEC-registered sale of $998 million of Ctrip shares
  • Tencent Music $800 million SEC-registered notes offering
  • KKR Financial $325 million SEC-registered preferred stock offering
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Uber China merger with Didi
  • Kingsoft Cloud acquisition of controlling interests in Camelot
  • Tencent renewed strategic cooperation with
  • Tencent’s strategic investment in connection with Meili’s merger with Mogu
  • Murphy USA spinoff from Murphy Oil and listing on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Shanda Group strategic investment in Legg Mason
  • Tencent pre-IPO investment in Mogu
  • Temasek strategic investment in NIO
  • Tencent strategic investment in Bilibili
  • TE Connectivity sale of its circuit protection devices business to Littelfuse
  • Hot Topic leveraged buyout by Sycamore Partners
  • Various PRC-related equity investments and divestitures by Tencent, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, Warburg Pincus and other private equity firms
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J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Dean's List
LL.B., Fudan University

Professional history

  • Davis Polk since 2012
  • Hong Kong office, 2014-present
  • New York office, 2012-2014

Qualifications and admissions

  • Hong Kong Law Society - Registered
  • State of New York
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