Jie Zhang
  1. Associate

Ms. Zhang is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, currently assigned as a Legal Manager in Beijing.

Work Highlights

M&A
  • China Biologic Products on its $590 million private placement 
  • Tencent and Tencent Music Entertainment on their investments in Spotify, and on the cross-shareholding by Spotify in Tencent Music Entertainment
  • Unitas Capital's sale of Jiahao Foods to Huabao International Holdings for approximately $694 million
  • iKang Healthcare on its acquisition by Yunfeng Capital and Alibaba
  • China Biologic Products on its acquisition of 80% equity interest in Tianxinfu for approximately $513 million
  • China Biologic Products redomiciles from Delaware to the Cayman Islands by its merging with and into its wholly owned subsidiary China Biologic Products
  • Tencent on its acquisition of China Music Corporation
  • iQiyi on its $1.53 billion convertible notes financing
  • Meituan Corporation on its strategic cooperation with DianPing
  • UCAR Technology on its $550 million Series B equity financing 
  • IDG Capital Partners on its investment in SouFun
  • Special committee of Origin Agritech on its sale of commercial seed production and distribution business
Capital Markets
  • Sinopec Group Overseas Development on its $3 billion senior notes offering
  • AVIC International on its $400 million guaranteed bonds offering
  • Hong Yang Group on its $125 million high-yield notes offering
  • Logan Property Holdings on its $200 and $450 million senior notes offerings
  • Shandong Yuhuang Chemical on its $300 million high-yield notes offering
  • China Aoyuan Property on its  $250 Million high-yield notes offering
  • China Railway Construction on its $500 million USD zero coupon H share convertible bonds offering
  • Toyota Motor Credit Corporation on its $750 million offering in Taiwan
  • Toyota Motor Credit Corporation on its $1.75 billion offering
Credit
  • Lead arrangers in $8.5 billion financing to Coty and Galleria Co. for acquisition by Coty of P&G’s beauty business
  • Lead arrangers in $4 billion financing to Coty for acquisition of P&G’s beauty business
  • Lead arrangers in $4.5 billion financing in connection with the divesture of certain brands in P&G’s beauty business
  • Black Knight on its $1.6 billion senior secured facilities

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2014

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Education

  • B.S., Biological Sciences, Peking University, 2005
    • with high honors
  • Ph.D., Cancer Biology, University of Chicago, 2011
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2014
    • cum laude

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English