Ran Li
  1. Counsel

Mr. Li is counsel in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Beijing. His practice focuses on representing both issuers and underwriters on capital markets transactions, including U.S. and Hong Kong initial public offerings. He has also advised clients on private equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions in Asia.

Work Highlights

Equity offerings
  • 36Kr's $20 million U.S. IPO
  • Luckin Coffee's $570 million U.S. IPO and $50 million private placements
  • UP Fintech Holding (Tiger Trade)'s $104 million U.S. IPO
  • X Financial's  $104.5 million U.S. IPO
  • Sogou's $585 million U.S. IPO
  • Zhaopin's $76 million U.S. IPO
  • Meituan Dianping's  $4.22 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • 51 Credit Card's $130 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Yihai International's $111 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Legend Holdings' $1.96 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • CAR Inc.'s $468 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Qingdao Port's $376 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • PICC's $3.1 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Longfor Properties' $1.049 billion Hong Kong IPO and global offering
  • Fabrinet's $53.2 million SEC-registered secondary offering
  • Xueda Education's SEC-registered follow-on offering  
Debt Offerings
  • China State Construction Engineering Corporation:
    • $1 billion notes offering (in 2017)
    • $1 billion notes offering (in 2016)
    • $500 million notes offering (in 2015)
  • Sinopec Group:
    • $3.25 billion guaranteed senior notes offering (in 2017)
    • $3 billion guaranteed senior notes offering (in 2016)
    • $4.8 billion and €1.5 billion guaranteed senior notes offering (in 2015)
    • $5 billion notes offering (in 2014)
    • $2.75 billion and €550 million senior notes offering (in 2013)
    • $550 million senior notes offering (in 2012)
  • CNOOC:
    • $3.8 billion SEC-registered guaranteed notes offering (in 2015)
    • $4 billion SEC-registered guaranteed notes offering (in 2014)
    • $4 billion SEC-registered guaranteed notes offering (in 2013)
  • Shandong Ruyi Technology Group's $250 million senior notes offering
  • CAR Inc.'s $300 million notes offering and $500 million senior notes offering
  • COFCO Land's $800 Million senior notes offering
  • CNPC General Capital's $1.5 billion guaranteed senior notes offering
M&A
  • Meituan Corporation on its strategic cooperation with DianPing Holdings Ltd. 
  • IDG, Warburg Pincus and Baidu in several private investments and M&A transactions, including Baidu's acquisition of PPStream, Inc.

Recognition

  • IFLR1000 – M&A, Capital Markets (Equity):Notable Practitioner

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2011

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Beijing Ministry of Justice - Registered

Education

  • B.A., Law, Renmin University of China, 2007
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2010

Languages

  • English