Zhang Yi

Yi Zhang

Mr. Zhang Yi specializes in PE fund formation and investments, M&A, corporate restructuring and domestic/offshore IPOs, as well as outbound M&A by Chinese companies.

Mr. Zhang Yi received his LL.M. from Stanford Law School. He also has an Executive MBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Mr. Zhang is qualified in both PRC and New York State of the United States. He is also a registered foreign counsel in Hong Kong.

Mr. Zhang was awarded the title of National Excellent Lawyer and is one of the first-batch part-time legal advisers of Shanghai government. He is member of the standing committee of All-China Youth Federation, member of CPPCC Shanghai Committee and Deputy Director of Social and Legal Affairs Committee under CPPCC, member of the standing committee of Shanghai Youth Federation, Vice President of Shanghai New Social Stratum Association, member of the Dean's Advisory Council and Asia Advisory Board of Stanford Law School, member of Entrepreneur Council of Chinese Economists 50 Forum, arbitrator of Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, supervisor for master degree candidates at East China University of Political Science and Law, School of Law of Shanghai International Studies University and School of Law of University of International Business and Economics.

Legal insights

China's 13th Five Year Plan has significant implications for businesses in China and around the world across key sectors.

14 April 2016

Chinese insurance companies will now be permitted to establish Chinese private equity funds, providing potential opportunities for European managers and investors.

22 October 2015

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission allows insurance capital to be used for the formation of private equity funds within the PRC.

09 October 2015

Hong Kong Co-Chief Executive Zhang Yi shares three key insights essential to executing deals and transactions in China and the Asian region

13 January 2015