King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is one of the first law firms in China to offer insolvency restructuring services and practice in reorganization proceedings
The team has 14 partners with an average of more than 20 years of practice and over 100 experienced associates and other professionals.
KWM is very active in the insolvency and restructuring matters of domestic companies, especially listed companies, large corporate groups and financial institutions. We advise on, among others, reorganization, liquidation and settlement, crisis consulting and compliance investigation of distressed enterprises, out-of-court restructuring, non-performing asset and special situation investment opportunities. Our services cover infrastructure or heavy-asset industries such as energy, steel, auto manufacturing, shipbuilding, light industry and real estate, as well as emerging industries such as finance, retail, and the Internet. KWM insolvency and restructuring team also has extensive experience in recognition and execution of cross-border bankruptcy proceedings, advising multinationals and financial institutions on complex corporate restructuring and domestic and overseas investors on acquisition of non-performing assets and investment in restructuring.
KWM has won major awards and Tier 1 rankings in the field of insolvency and restructuring from renowned legal directories and mainstream third-party rating agencies. A number of bankruptcy cases handled by our team have been selected as typical cases by people’s courts at all levels.
The areas of restructuring and insolvency we advise on
- Bankruptcy reorganization
- Out-of-court restructuring
- Bankruptcy liquidation and mediation
- Risk management of financial institutions
- Corporate dissolution and liquidation
- Non-performing assets and restructuring investments
- Cross-border bankruptcy and restructuring