Cross-border Investment and M&A
Grandway has a strong international legal business team. All the principles have more than 20 years of international legal service experience. Several partners have been placed on the “List of a Thousand Lawyers of Foreign Legal Matters in China” issued by the Ministry of Justice.
Our lawyers have been recognized by the market in the complex and high-end legal service area, especially in the aspects of foreign capital investment and mergers and acquisitions, as well as the overseas investment, mergers & acquisitions and integration by Chinese enterprises, which perfectly reflects Grandway’s comprehensive quality and its capacity in designing transaction structure and in innovation. Our lawyers have accumulated many successful cases in foreign-related legal services and are highly recognized by Chinese and foreign clients. Adding to its extraordinary legal affair management ability, Grandway's partners also have rich resources and a high-end network helping help bring clients many business opportunities and government resources. Grandway is a Vice-Chairman unit of the “Foreign M & A Working Committee” initiated by the Investment Promotion Agency of Ministry of Commerce, PRC.
Grandway has established good cooperative relations with law firms in many countries. In addition, Grandway set up an office in Hong Kong in February 2017 to provide complete local support for Hong Kong- related legal matters.
Grandway lawyers’ outstanding performance in legal services has been recognized by many well-known institutions both in China and overseas, which includes: Chambers&Partners, International Financial Law Review, Asia Law, International Legal Alliance&Summit, Journal of Chinese Business Law, Asia Legal Business, Legal500, The Lawyer.
Scope of Service
Foreign investment and M & A in China
Pre-stage research, the feasibility of market access, design of transaction structure, taxation planning, due diligence, drafting of transaction documents, anti-monopoly and national security review, governmental approval, the establishment of various business entities, foreign merger and acquisition by Chinese enterprises, integration after the foreign capital acquisition, etc.
Cross-border investment and M & A by Chinese enterprises
Grandway not only helps Chinese enterprises to invest in “green land” projects overseas but also assists with the acquisition and construction of overseas “brownfield” projects. It is more skilled at operating cross-border mergers and acquisitions of overseas enterprises by Chinese enterprises by providing comprehensive legal services such as the design of transaction structure, due diligence, transaction negotiation, and drafting of transaction documents. Grandway has continuously innovated in the means of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and first initiated a successful case of cross-border transaction of swapping shares. Grandway also provides legal support for Chinese enterprises to engage in EPC, various infrastructure construction, transnational project financing, and projects under “the Belt and Road Initiative” overseas.
Cross-border investment fund
Grandway has accumulated mature and rich experience in providing services for the establishment, investment and withdrawal of Chinese and foreign funds. It can provide all-round services such as structural design, fund establishment and filing, due diligence, investment document drafting, etc. Our service types include:
Setting up QFLP, venture capital fund, M & A fund, parallel fund, hedge fund, incubator, marine industry and ship fund in China;
setting up various investment funds in Cayman and BVI;
providing angel investment, venture capital, private equity investment and other financing services for start-up and growth companies.
Overseas listing and financing
In the process of providing direct or indirect equity and creditor's rights financing for Chinese enterprises in overseas capital markets, Grandway has accumulated rich experience. It has successfully done many overseas listing (covering major international capital markets such as Hong Kong, the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore), refinancing, bond issuance, cross-border bank loans (including offshore financing secured by domestic guarantee, domestic financing secured by offshore guarantee) and cross-border syndicated loans.
Compliance and anti-corruption
As European and US enterprises are subject to their own anti-corruption laws and compliance, they are concerned about the legal protection of compliance and anti-corruption. Grandway has accumulated rich experience in this area and can provide foreign-funded enterprises with systematic design on compliance and anti-corruption, due diligence, execution, training, anti-unfair competition and anti-monopoly services.
- 2022.08.15IFLR1000 China 2022- (Shanghai) Capital markets, M&A, Investment funds (IFLR1000, 2022)
- 2022.08.15Top Tier Employers in 2022-China Law Firm (HRTier, 2022)
- 2021.05.31Top10 fastest growing firms by revenue (The Lawyer, 2021)
- 2021.04.09[nomination]APAC Awards: M&A Deal of the Year: Grifols/Shanghai RAAS（IFLR, 2021）
- 2020.05.10Deals of the Year 2020: Grifols invested in Shanghai RAAS through share swap, Shanghai Legoland construction project (China Business Law Journal, 2020）
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