Shifeng Ni
  1. Registered Foreign Lawyer

Mr. Ni is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. Mr. Ni’s practice focuses on advising corporate clients and private equity funds on M&A matters, including mergers, buyouts, joint ventures, going-private transactions, strategic investments and private equity transactions. He also has experience advising on securities offerings and other corporate and financial matters.

Work Highlights

Merger and Acquisition
  • A consortium of investors led by Tencent in their $800 million equity investment in Chinese online property listing platform Beike Zhaofang*
  • L Capital and JD.com in their acquisition of $175 million convertible note in Secoo Holding Limited, a Nasdaq listed luxury online platform*
  • JD.com and Tencent in their acquisition of $863 million equity interest in Vipshop Holdings*
  • Wonder Auto in its attempt to acquire the starter department of Bosch*
  • Horizonlink in its acquisition of a Chinese gaming company and licensing of its gaming patent to the Chinese subsidiary in Shanghai*
  • Tencent in its acquisition of Network Technology, a Hong Kong limited company*
U.S. Capital Market
  • NIU Technologies in its initial public offering and listing on the Nasdaq Global Market*
  • NIO Inc. in its initial public offering and listing on the NYSE*
  • OneSmart International Education Group in its initial public offering and listing on the NYSE*
  • Jianpu Technology Inc. in its initial public offering and listing on the NYSE*
  • Secoo Holding Limited in its initial public offering and listing on the Nasdaq Global Market*
  • Daqo New Energy Corp. in its SEC registered follow-on equity offerings*
  • YY Inc. in its SEC registered follow-on equity offerings
  • Baidu, Inc. in its SEC registered offerings of senior unsecured notes of $1.5 billion*
U.S. Listed Company Compliance
  • NIU Technologies in its SEC and NYSE compliance matters*
  • NIO Inc. in its SEC and NYSE compliance matters*
  • OneSmart International Education Group in its SEC and NYSE compliance matters*
  • Jianpu Technology Inc. in its SEC and NYSE compliance matters*
  • Secoo Holding Limited in its SEC and NASDAQ compliance matters*
  • Baidu, Inc. in its SEC and NASDAQ compliance matters*
  • Bitauto Holdings Limited in its SEC and NYSE compliance matters*
  • Daqo New Energy Corp. in its SEC and NYSE compliance matters*

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* Selected representations prior to joining Davis Polk

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2019

Bar Admissions

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

Education

  • M.A., Fudan University, 2008
  • Ph.D., Chinese Constitutional Law, City University of Hong Kong, 2012
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2016
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Languages

  • Mandarin