Lijuan Hou Of counsel

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Lijuan Hou

Lijuan Hou
Of counsel

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Having been working at leading international law firms in China for over 17 years, Lijuan Hou focuses her practice on private investment funds, private equity, venture capital, China-related cross-border mergers and acquisitions and foreign direct investment.
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She regularly counsels international institutional investors on structuring and negotiating their investments into Asia-focused private investment funds, and their secondary and co-investment deals in Asia. She is also experienced in advising Asia-based private fund managers on setting up offshore private investment funds and their portfolio investments. She also frequently advises multinational companies and financial institutions on entering into the China market and structuring complex and innovative investments and acquisitions in China, and advises them on regulatory, compliance, foreign exchange, labour and employment issues.

In the private investment fund area, Lijuan Hou has extensive experience in representing many major institutional investors in the market, and is quite familiar with the operations, investment strategies, policies, process and requirements of such investors. She is also experienced in representing Asia-based fund managers in formation of offshore private investment funds. Such experience and familiarity have allowed her to have a very good understanding of relevant issues involved in fund documents from different angles, which has brought added value to her clients. 

  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Corporate
  • Public and private M&A

Advised Schroders Capital on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals.

Advised Adams Street Partners on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals.

Advised Ardian on a number of primary investment deal.

Advised CDH Investment on its formation of two Cayman Islands real estate funds.

Advised Harvest Wealth Management on its formation of two Cayman Islands investment funds and their underlying investments.

Advised KPS Capital Partners on its global acquisition of the business of Furniture Brands International Inc., including the share purchase of its operating companies in Asia.

Advised Arsenal Capital on its acquisition of the worldwide fine chemical business of Ferro, including a substantial business in Suzhou, China.

Advised H&Q on its sale to Starbucks of its controlling interest in an operator of more than 60 Starbucks retail stores in Beijing and Tianjin.

More: Private equity

Advised ProteinSimple, a U.S.-based life sciences company, on setting up its presence in China, as well as certain PRC corporate and employment law matters.

Advised Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a U.S.-based global investment bank, on certain PRC corporate and employment law matters.

Advised Creative Artists Agency, one of Hollywood’s top talent agencies, on certain PRC corporate and employment law matters.

Advised SL Power Electronics Corporation, a U.S.-based supplier of high-reliability power conversion products, on certain PRC corporate and employment law matters.

Advised Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a U.S.-based consumer packaged goods company, on certain PRC corporate and employment law matters 

More: Corporate

Advised KPS Capital Partners on its global acquisition of the business of Furniture Brands International Inc., including the share purchase of its operating companies in Asia.

Advised Arsenal Capital on its acquisition of the worldwide fine chemical business of Ferro, including a substantial business in Suzhou, China.

Advised H&Q on its sale to Starbucks of its controlling interest in an operator of more than 60 Starbucks retail stores in Beijing and Tianjin.

More: Public and private M&A

  • Private capital and funds
  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Life sciences
  • Consumer

Advised Schroders Capital on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals.

Advised Adams Street Partners on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals.

Advised Ardian on a number of primary investment deals.

Advised CDH Investment on its formation of two Cayman Islands real estate funds.

Advised Harvest Wealth Management on its formation of two Cayman Islands investment funds and their underlying investments 

Advised Schroders Capital on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals, including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based high-tech companies.

Advised Adams Street Partners on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals,including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based high-tech companies.

Advised SL Power Electronics Corporation, a U.S.-based supplier of high-reliability power conversion products, on certain PRC corporate and employment law matters 

More: Technology

Advised Schroders Capital on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals, including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based healthcare companies.

Advised Adams Street Partners on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals, including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based healthcare companies.

Advised Ardian on a number of their primary investment deals, including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based healthcare companies.

Advised ProteinSimple, a U.S.-based provider of nano-proteomic analysis systems designed to resolve protein analysis problems, in setting up its presence in China, as well as certain corporate and employment law matters.

Advised Schroders Capital on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals, including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based life sciences companies.

Advised Adams Street Partners on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals,including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based life sciences companies.

Advised ProteinSimple, a U.S.-based life sciences company, on setting up its presence in China, as well as certain PRC corporate and employment law matters.

Advised Schroders Capital on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals, including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based consumer products companies.

Advised Adams Street Partners on a number of their primary investment, secondary investment and co-investment deals,including investments in private funds focusing on investments in Asia-based consumer products companies.

Advised Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a U.S.-based consumer packaged goods company, on certain PRC corporate and employment law matters 

More: Consumer
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