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Ning Zhang

San Francisco
(650) 999-0227


California, Georgia


General Corporate & Commercial
Venture Finance & Emerging Companies
Mergers and Acquisitions
China Practice



J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center

MBA and Masters from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science from Fudan University



Ning Zhang has extensive experience representing U.S. companies in their Chinese investment and Chinese companies in overseas mergers and acquisitions.

Ning specializes in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and greenfield start-ups for manufacturers, healthcare providers, financial institutions and high-tech companies. She has also provided corporate and commercial transaction services to many U.S. companies in different stages.

Prior to joining the firm, Ning worked at White & Case Palo Alto Office and Shanghai Office, as well as Jones Days Atlanta Office and Shanghai Office for more than 10 years, during which time she counseled a range of clients including Intel, Google Capital, ICBC, Hepalink, Votorantim, Regal Beloit, AVIC, NavInfo, Beingmate, among others.


Selected Transactions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented a major U.S. high tech company in strategic acquisitions of various companies or assets, involving deep learning, cloud technology, CDMA business, etc.
Represented Google Capital in a proposed acquisition of an online education site in China (not closed)
Represented Hepalink, a Chinese company listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange, in its acquisition of its competitor in the U.S. and its investment in a medical fund in the U.S.
Represented ICBC in its acquisition of a Taiwan commercial bank
Represented owners of a Chinese hospital restructure its business in a sale to a British strategic investor
Represented and participated in a number of transactions where the U.S. investors disposed of their interests in Chinese entities

PE/VC Financing Deals

Represented certain medical fund in China to invest in various U.S. companies in Pre-IPO rounds
Represented a well-known U.S. pharmaceutical company in its investment in Chinese pharmaceutical companies through its fund in Asia
Represented Chinese investors in Series F investment in Airbnb and Uber

Joint Ventures

Participated in about ten joint ventures or strategic alliance projects in various jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Cayman Islands, BVI, and the U.S.

Commercial Banks

Assisted ING to form its representative office in the U.S.
Participated in more than 20 commercial banks' debt issuance or public offerings

In the News

A Different View of the U.S. Broadcom Decision, EETimes, March 2018.