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 Ning 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 Ning 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 Ning worked at the Dewey & LeBoeuf London Branch as an overseas exchange lawyer. 
    •     Since November 2011, Ms. Zhu Ning has been the managing partner of Chance Bridge Partners. 


    Representative Projects

    Reorganization and merger
    •     Providing legal services for the liquidation of the assets of Lucy Group Limited Beijing subsidiary;
    •     Providing special legal services for Xiabu Xiabu Restaurant Management Co., Ltd. for the acquisition of equity in Xilin Guole Yishun Halal Meat Co., Ltd;
    •     Providing legal services for Beijing Homelink Real Estate Brokerage Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of a number of real estate brokerage companies;
    •     Providing legal services for the termination of the joint venture project between Jiangsu Dagang Co., Ltd. and GSR ELECTRIC VEHICLE (UK) HOLDING LIMITED;
    •     Providing legal services for the liquidation of Hawei Chuangxin Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (Sino-foreign equity joint venture);
    •     Providing legal services for Jinhui Liquor Co., Ltd. (603919)’s merger and acquisition project;
    •     Providing legal services for a merger and acquisition project of Western Materials (002149);
    •     Providing legal services for a merger and acquisition project of Beijing Urban Construction Design & Development Group Co., Limited (HK 01599);
    •     Providing legal services for a merger and acquisition project of Pingan Securities (HK 00231);
    •     Providing special legal services for the introduction of strategic investor project to Hunan Changyuan Lico Co., Ltd. a secondary subsidiary of China Minmetals Corporation;
    •     Providing legal services for Beijing Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives in its merger of a state-owned enterprise;
    •     Providing legal services to Beijing Capital Culture Development Co., Ltd. for its acquisition of a number of venture capital enterprises;
    •     Providing special legal services for the merger and acquisition of Ningxia Sunshine Mine Co., Ltd. project by Inner Mongolia Junggar Qi Coal Industry Co., Ltd.;
    •     Providing special legal services for the acquisition of a Huizhou Oil Storage Company by Strong Petrochemical Holdings Limited;
    •     Providing special legal services for the acquisition projects of Zhengzhou Shuoda Diamond Co., Ltd. And Taidiam Technology (Zhengzhou) Co., Ltd. by Henan Kaben Technology Co., Ltd.;
    •     Providing legal services to Gansu Yatte Group and Hilton Hotel Management Co., Ltd. for the cooperation project of Haikou Hilton Hotel;
    •     Conducting due diligence on the acquisition of a petrochemical company in Zhanjiang by China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited, providing legal advice and issuing relevant documents;
    •     Providing professional legal services such as due diligence for the acquisition of certain equity interest in a training company in Beijing by Beijing Jadebird SBI Investment Consulting Co., Ltd;
    •     Providing professional legal services such as due diligence and scheme design for Shanghai Rolyin Capital Investment Limited Partner in the acquisition of part of the equity in a fungus planting enterprise in Beijing;
    •     Providing legal services for the acquisition project of an Internet company in Beijing and DT Capital Partners, participating in the project scheme design, drafting acquisition contracts and providing relevant legal opinions;
    •     Providing legal services for the acquisition projects of the Southwest Steel Company and the Pangang Group Company Ltd., and acting as the counsel of the Southwest Steel Company to participate in project negotiations, draft acquisition contracts and provide relevant legal opinions;
    •     Providing legal opinions and relevant legal documents for the acquisition of equity of a domestic enterprise by Urban Parking Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Xinshijie Group Co.,Ltd;
    •     Providing legal service for a famous real estate company to develop the project of commercial square in Guangzhou, participating in project negotiation, drafting acquisition contract and providing relevant legal advice;
    •     Providing professional legal services for the acquisition of an IT enterprise in Nanjing by Comodo Group, Inc;
    •     Providing legal services for Agricultural Bank of China Guangdong Branch in connection with Yide Centre Project and Jinglongge Project, the total disposal price of which is approximately RMB600 million;
    •     Providing legal service to Guangdong Provincial Traffic Management Group and its subordinate enterprises for their assets reorganization on Guangdong expressway. 

    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 issuance of bonds by a Beijing Construction Group Co., Ltd. 
    •     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 analysis and advice for IPO program of Beijing Top Result Metro;
    •     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 Hengshui Rubber Co., Ltd.;
    •     Providing legal services for the IPO project (ongoing) of the Shanghai Main Board of a Zhejiang Auto Accessory Company;
    •     Providing legal services for the IPO project (ongoing) of a network technology company in Tianjin;
    •     Providing special legal services for the IPO project of a company in Shandong;
    •     Providing legal services for the listing of Atanine on the HK main board and completing domestic due diligence;
    •     Providing legal services to a private enterprise applying for listing on the AIM and conducting due diligence on the status of its domestic enterprise;
    •     Providing legal services for Zhongzhen (Beijing) Examine Engineering Co.,Ltd. (837025) listing on the New OTC Market;
    •     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);
    •     Providing special legal services for AVIC Fund Management Co., Ltd. in introducing strategic investors;
    •     Providing special legal services for the project of issuing income bonds of a company in Liaocheng, Shandong Province;

    Cross-border M&A
    •     Providing legal services to China Sam Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of Australian WOF oil company;
    •     Providing legal services for the establishment of joint venture in by a Shandong coal enterprise;
    •     Providing professional legal services for Shandong Gold International Mining Corporation Limited ’s investment in a mine project in and issuing Chinese legal opinions;
    •     Providing professional legal services for the overseas project of Green Construction Chemicals Co.,Ltd. in connection with the establishment of a joint venture;
    •     Providing professional legal services in connection with the establishment of the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lucy Group Ltd in the PRC;
    •     Providing legal services for the project in connection with Waterfront Air China’s proposed investment in the seaplane project in China;
    •     Providing professional legal services for the establishment of the branch of Medical Care Technologies Inc in China;
    •     Providing professional legal services in connection with the sale of the equity interest of the onshore subsidiaries to Hongkong Advancing Group Co., Ltd ;
    •     Providing professional legal services for the establishment of wholly-owned subsidiaries by Comodo Group, Inc. in China and the daily operation of it;
    •     Providing special legal advice on the joint venture matters between the JCDecaux Group and domestic investors, the feasibility of investing in a certain domestic advertising project, etc.;
    •     Providing legal services for the global well-known elevator lead rail company, SEVERA in connection with technical cooperation projects with domestic enterprises, drafting and reviewing all the agreements in connection with the cooperation project and providing legal advice and suggestions;
    •     Providing legal services such as document translation, drafting and review of contracts, etc. for the Organizing Committee of 2010 Asian Games;
    •     Providing professional legal services such as legal opinions on a series of global cooperation plans between Beijing Jiyuan Space International Culture Media Co., Ltd. and a US company, drafting cooperation contracts etc. 
    •     Providing legal services to ADB Safegate BVBA in connection with its acquisition of the Ultra Airport System China subsidiary. 

    Private Equity & Venture Capital/Other Capital Market Legal Services
    •     Providing legal services for Huilong (Hengqin) Investment Management Co., Ltd. in the whole process of raising funds, establishing funds and investing in China Integrity and Credit Management Co., Ltd. 
    •     Providing legal service for the fund investment projects of theBeijing Chaoyang District State-owned Capital Operation And Administration Center; 
    •     Providing legal services for the application for the registration of POF managers by Beijing Chaotoufa Investment Management Co., Ltd.; 
    •     Providing special legal services for Jilin Public Transport Group Charging Right ABS Project;
    •     Providing legal services for Beijng Urban Constuction Design&Development Group Co., Ltd. (HK 01599) PPP Project;
    •     Providing legal services for Beijing Jinshan Security Software Co., Ltd., Beijing Shougang Fund Co., Ltd., Pingtan Dingfu Investment Management Co., Ltd., Tianjin Ziniu Foundation Asset Management Partnership and Beijing Kangyuan Tongxin Management Consulting Center on capital increase in Beijing Orion Star Technology Co., Ltd. 


    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