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Xin (Sheen) Xu


Xin (Sheen) Xu

Registered Foreign Lawyer
Hong Kong

Associate in our Corporate practice, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. Completed rotations in Capital Markets and M&A in New York.


Experience highlights

Capital Markets
  • Gracell Biotechnologies PIPE of up to $150 million ordinary shares and warrants
  • Keep HK$313 million Hong Kong IPO 
  • Gracell Biotechnologies establishment of $50 million at-the-market program
  • Capital markets aspect of Provident Acquisition $1.02 billion combination with Perfect
  • Summit Healthcare Acquisition $200 million U.S. IPO
  • Onion Global $67.5 million U.S. IPO
  • Adagene $161 million U.S. IPO
  • Provident Acquisition $230 million U.S. IPO
  • Zai Lab $766 million Hong Kong secondary listing
  • Genetron Holdings $256 million U.S. IPO
  • InflaRx $100 million U.S. IPO
  • CNFinance $51.9 million U.S. IPO
  • Regular advice on SEC reporting and corporate governance matters for U.S. public companies
  • PT Freeport Indonesia $3 billion debut Rule 144A and Reg S notes offering
  • Mongolian Mining cash tender offer
  • Zhenro Properties senior notes offering, exchange offer and consent solicitation
  • Ingersoll-Rand Global $1.15 billion SEC-registered senior notes offering
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation $500 million SEC-registered notes offering
  • iQIYI $750 million debut Rule 144A and Reg S convertible notes offering
  • Universal American $115 million Rule 144A convertible notes offering
  • China Orient Asset Management $8 billion MTN program update and upsizing, and $2 billion investment-grade bonds offering and $700 million investment-grade bonds offering
  • 21Vianet Group $300 million high-yield notes offering and concurrent cash tender offer
  • China Oil and Gas Group $320 million high-yield notes offering
  • KWG Group $300 million and $350 million high-yield notes offerings
  • Various issuance and private placement of high-yield and investment grade notes offerings by Chinese property developers, SOEs and LGFVs
  • Financing for Lorom merger with In-Tech
  • China Youran Dairy Group syndicated term loan credit facility
  • Yili Group HK$6.25 billion acquisition of 34.33% of Ausnutria Dairy
  • Secured term loan facilities for a HKEX-listed Chinese property developer
  • Chart Industries term loan facility in relation to its acquisition of Howden
  • Newell Brands Inc. credit agreement 2022 refinancing
  • Bilateral margin loan facility for the founder of a HKEX-listed toy company
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tencent and Tencent Music Entertainment strategic investment in Universal Music Group
  • Emerson’s acquisition of General Electric’s Intelligent Platforms business
  • A.P. Moller – Maersk on forming a broad strategic relationship with IBM
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J.D., Cornell Law School
  • Dean's List
  • Lawyering Program Honors Fellow
  • Managing Editor, Cornell International Law Journal
B.A., Economics, Political Science and Business, University of Rochester
  • cum laude

Professional history

  • Davis Polk since 2017
  • Hong Kong office, 2018-present
  • New York office, 2017–2018
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Elizabeth A. Wolford, U.S. District Court, W.D. New York, 2015

Qualifications and admissions

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