Partner

Ning Zhu

Managing Partner

Professional field

Capital market, Corporate finance, Cross-border investment, M&A

86 10 8587 0068 ning.zhu@chancebridge.com Download resume

  • Practice Areas and Experience

    Ms. Zhu is the managing partner of Chance Bridge Partners. Her practice focuses on the capital market and cross-border investment and financing, and she has extensive professional experience in corporate mergers and acquisitions, listing, equity investment, private equity and venture capital investment, foreign investment in China, overseas investment by Chinese enterprises, mergers and acquisitions of overseas companies and the relevant arbitration and has outstanding achievements. 
     

    Education Background

    •   Graduated from the Renmin University of China Law School with a PhD in Securities Law in 2017.
    •   Graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK with a Master of Law in International Commercial Law in 2006. 
    •   Graduated from Peking University with Bachelor of Law degree in 2004.
    •   Graduated from Yan'an University with a BA degree in 1995.
     

    Work Experience

    •   In 1996, Ms. Zhu joined Wanda Xin Law Firm as a lawyer. 
    •   From April 1999 to November 2011, Ms. Zhu worked in Guangda Law Firm and became a partner thereof in June 2002. She was appointed as the principal of the Beijing branch of Guangda Law Firm from May 2008 to November 2011. 
    •   From August to December 2006, Ms. Zhu worked at the Dewey & LeBoeuf London Branch as an overseas exchange lawyer. 
    •   Since November 2011, Ms. Zhu has been the managing partner of Chance Bridge Partners. 
     

    Representative Projects

    Reorganization and merger

    •   Domestic projects
    •   Legal services in connection with the debt restructuring of Northern International Trust Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the asset clean-up project of the Beijing subsidiary of UK Lucy Group;
    •   Legal services in connection with the acquisition by Xiabuxiabu Catering Management Co., Ltd. of an equity interest in Xilingol League Yishun Muslim Meat Food Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the merger and acquisition by Home Link Real Estate Broker Co., Ltd. of several real estate brokerage firms;
    •   Legal services in connection with the due diligence project of the First Health Investment Pension Service Group;
    •   Legal services for the complete exit of Shexin Assets from the Bamen Bay Project;
    •   Legal services in connection with the termination of the Joint Venture Project between Jiangsu Dagang Co., Ltd. and GSR ELECTRIC VEHICLE (UK);
    •   Legal services in connection with the liquidation project of Hawkvision Innovative Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (a Sino-foreign joint venture);
    •   Legal services in connection with the merger and acquisition of Jinhui Wine (603919) Liquor Company;
    •   Legal services in connection with the Merger and Acquisition of Metallic Material Company project of WESTERN MATERIAL (002149);
    •   Legal services in connection with the merger and acquisition of construction companies by Beijing Urban Construction Design & Development Group Co., Limited (HK 01599);
    •   Legal services in connection with the merger and acquisition by Ping An Securities (HK 00231) of pension institutions;
    •   Legal services in connection with the introduction of strategic investor project by Hunan Changyuan Lico Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the Beijing Supply and Marketing Cooperative M&A Technology Development Group Project;
    •   Legal services in connection with the acquisition of several VC projects by Pioneering Culture;
    •   Legal services in connection with the merger and acquisition of Ningxia Sunshine Mine Co., Ltd. by Inner Mongolia Zhungeer Banner Power Coal Industry Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the merger and acquisition of Huizhou Petroleum Storage Company project by Strait Oil;
    •   Legal services in connection with the acquisition by Carbon Technology of Zhengzhou Shuoda Co., Ltd. and Taidiam TECHNOLOGY (Zhengzhou) Co., Ltd.;
    •   Due diligence in connection with the acquisition of Zhanjiang Petrochemical Corporation by China National Aviation Fuel Group. 

    International projects

    •   Legal services in connection with the acquisition of WOF Petroleum Australia by China Sam Enterprise Group Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the establishment of a joint venture project by Xiabuxiabu Catering Management Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with investment by Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. for Hungary mine project and issuance of a PRC legal opinion;
    •   Legal services in connection with the establishment of a joint venture project by Wuhan Green Construction Chemicals Co., Ltd., Ltd.s in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;
    •   Legal services in connection with the establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary project by Lucy Group in the PRC;
    •   Legal services in connection with the investment by Waterfront Air China in seaplane project in China;
    •   Legal services in connection with Medical Care institution in China;
    •   Legal services in connection with the establishment of its wholly-owned subsidiaries in the PRC and the daily operation projects of the subsidiaries;
    •   Legal opinions in connection with the establishment of a joint venture by France JCDecaux Group with a domestic partner in the joint venture and domestic advertising investment feasibility projects;
    •   Legal services in connection with the world-renowned elevator guide rail company SEVERA and domestic enterprise technical cooperation project, draft and review all the agreements relating to cooperation project, as well as provide legal advice and suggestions;
    •   Legal services in connection with the acquisition by ADB Safegate BVBA, Inc. of Ultra Airport System China Subsidiary project. 

    Securities Issuance/IPO/Bonds/New OTC Market 

    •   Providing legal services for the private placement of Jinhui Liquor Co.,Ltd. (603919) 
    •   Providing legal services for Beijing Amsino Medical Co., Ltd.  (835190) private placement project;
    •   Providing legal services for the shareholding system reform of Tech-Long, the issuance of A shares and the listing on Shenzhen Stock Exchange;
    •   Providing legal services for the Shanghai Main Board IPO project of Jinhui Liquor Co., Ltd. (603919);
    •   Providing legal services for the IPO project (ongoing) of the Shanghai Main Board of a Zhejiang Auto Accessory Company;
    •   Providing legal services for the listing of Atanine on the HK main board and completing domestic due diligence;
    •   Providing legal services for the New OTC Market Listing of Boxcool (Beijing) cultural Co.,ltd. (838224);
    •   Providing the New OTC Market listing legal services for Natus (Changzhou) Electric (871268);
    •   Legal services in connection with Jinhui wine (603919) Shanghai Main Board IPO project;
    •   Legal services in connection with the share reform, A-share issuance and listing at Shenzhen Stock Exchange of Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services and completion of domestic due diligence for the listing on the Hong Kong Main Board of "Artini Holdings Limited" project;
    •   Legal services in connection with the IPO of Beijing Orion Star Technology Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the IPO of Jiangsu Dongji;
    •   Legal services in connection with the IPO of Zhejiang Jiali (Lishui) Industry Limited By Share Limited;
    •   Legal services in connection with the IPO of the domestic subsidiary of Jcdecaux Advertising (Beijing) Co., Ltd.;
    •   Private placement in connection with Beijing Orient Landscape & Environment Co., Ltd. (002310);
    •   Private placement of shares in connection with the Jinhui Wine (603919) project;
    •   Private placement of shares in connection with the United States and China (835190) project;
    •   Legal services in connection with the new third board listing for Medium earthquake detection (837025);
    •   New third board listing for Jitu Shares (838224);
    •   Provide legal services to the new third board listing for Nattu Electric (871268);
    •   Legal services in connection with the issuance of Beijing Landscape & Environment Co., Ltd. (002310);
    •   Private placement of corporate bonds in connection with Qiannan State Investment Co., Ltd.;
    •   Private placement of corporate bonds in connection with Hubei Yunhua;
    •   Legal services in connection with the establishment of the Asset Support Program by Shuifa Group Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the issuance of Directed Asset Backed Notes (ABN) project by Weiqiao Pioneering Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the asset securitization project of the Capital Securities;
    •   Legal services in connection with the asset securitization project of public transportation collection right;
    •   Legal services in connection with the PPP Project of Beijing Urban Construction Design & Development Group Co., Ltd. (HK 01599). 
     

    Private Equity & Venture Capital/Other Capital Market Legal Services

    •   Legal services in connection with the investment by Beijing Kechuang Fund in connection with the investment by Beijing Kechuang Fund;
    •   Legal services in connection with the demolition of VIE Structure and financing of Tfcloud Co., Ltd.
    •   Legal services in connection with the equity investment project of Minmetals Yuan Ding;
    •   Legal services in connection with the acceptance of the Communist Qingcheng Venture Capital Project by Hangzhou Zhiyuan Education;
    •   Legal services in connection with the Fu Leng Health Capital Increase Project by Suzhou Ruanyin Tianwei Venture Capital Partnership (L.P.);
    •   Legal services in connection with the establishment of a national small loan company project by Tibet Weizhong Financial Services Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the resolution of the Big Data Corporation deadlock project
    •   Legal services in connection with the investment project of State Owned Chuangyuan Investment Fund Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd.;
    •   Legal services in connection with the application for the private Fund manager registration by Chaofa Asset Management;
    •   Legal services in connection with the raising of funds, establishment of the Fund and the investment in PRC integrity project by Jiangsu Huilong Assets Management Co., Ltd. (Hengqin);
    •   Project for China Aviation Fund Management Co., Ltd. in connection with the investment by strategic investors;
     

    Main Treatise

    •   “China’s A + H Double Listing Study”, a monograph, published in 2018(China Legal Publishing House);
    •   In 2018, participated in the compilation of Securities Law (Beijing University Press);
    •   Publishing the Research on Supply Chain Finance Led by Third-party Trading Platforms and Legal Issues on the Journal of Law Application in 2016;
    •   Publishing the Scientific VIE Supervision System on China Finance Magazine in 2016; 
    •   Issuing the Guidelines on the Practice of Foreign Investment in 2014 at Getting The Deal Through;
    •   In 2013, "Development of Law Companies in China", Published in IBA;
    •   Interviewed by China Forex in 2013, Ms. Zhu expressed her views on the H-share listing of private enterprises;
    •   Publishing the Decryption of Share Repurchase of Listed Companies on Cai Xin in 2013;
    •   Interviewed by the China Business Law Journal in 2012 and make comments on overseas investment;
    •   Interviewed by the China Business Law Journal in 2012 and make comments on overseas M&A;
    •   Interviewed by the China Business Law Journal in 2012 and make comments on M&A of SMEs;
    •   Published the Company's Share Repurchase System (China) in the IBA in 2012. 
     

    Social Activities

    •   Deputy Secretary-General of the New Social Stratum Association of Beijing Lawyers
    •   Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
    •   Director of the Securities law institute of China Law Society 
    •   Director of Lawyers’ Law Research Association of China Law Society and Deputy Director of its Research Department
    •   Secretary General of SGLA
    •   Deputy Secretary-General, Legal Affairs Committee M & A and Reorganization of Beijing Bar Association
    •   Adjunct Professor, Renmin University of China Law School 
    •   Distinguished Professor, School of Law, East China University of Political Science and Law
    •   Members of Council and Standing Committee of the Belt and Road Committee of the Asia-Pacific Law Association (LAWASIA)
    •   Directors of Western Returned Scholars Association
    •   Selected in the 1000 Foreign-related Legal Professionals of the Ministry of Justice
    •   Director, Research Center for leadership and development of Chinese law firms
     

    Honors and Awards

    •   Selected in the top 100 legal elite of the China Business Law Journal in 2019;
    •   Won the honorary title of " Friend of the Party Building Industry " in 2018-2019;
    •   Awarded the title of "Beijing Excellent Lawyer of 2015 to 2018 " in 2019;
    •   Awarded the title of Highly Regarded Lawyer (M&A) in 2020 in the International Financial Legal Review (IFLR1000) in 2019;
    •   Selected in the top 100 legal elite of the China Business Law Journal in 2018;
    •   Selected in the top 100 legal elite of the China Business Law Journal in 2017;
    •   Selected in the top 100 legal elite of the China Business Law Journal in 2016;
    •   Selected in " ALB China Client Choice Top 20 Lawyers " by Asian Legal Business in 2016;
    •   The project " China Sam Group’s Acquisition of WOF Petroleum Company Shares in Australia " led by Ms. Zhu in 2016 was named as " 2016 Deals of The Year " by China Business Law Journal;
    •   Elected as " Top 15 Rising Lawyers in China " Thomson Reuters in Asian Legal Business in 2014.
     

    Working Language

    Mandarin, English, Cantonese