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Mr. Zhang Yongliang is a senior partner of King & Wood Mallesons. He specializes in corporate M&A, securities and international investment. He was a member of the CSRC’s fourth and fifth M&A and Restructuring Review Committee.
In the securities sector, Mr. Zhang assisted many medium and large-sized enterprises and start-up companies with their onshore and offshore listings. The listed companies he has advised cover a wide variety of areas, including energy, automotive, steel, pharmaceutical, biochemical, textile, advertising, food, internet and software industries. The stock exchanges concerned include domestic stock exchanges, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ, SGX, VSE and ASX. In corporate M&A, he has advised listed companies on domestic and cross-border M&A projects in finance, real estate, energy, internet, film, healthcare and manufacturing. His rich experience in M&A came from projects undertaken in the US, the EU, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Kazakhstan.
In 2016, Mr. Zhang Yongliang was named a “recognized lawyer (capital markets: debt and equity)” by Chambers Asia Pacific. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Zhang was awarded “leading individual (capital market)” by Legal 500.
Mr. Zhang Yongliang joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1997. He obtained his LL.B from Renmin University of China and his LL.M from Peking University and University of California at Berkeley. He was admitted into PRC bar in 1996.
Mr. Zhang’s working languages are Chinese and English.