Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A - China

When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, you need lawyers at the top of their game

We have extensive experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions and advised on numerous domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, including many landmark transactions in China.

Our M&A team pools experts in almost all of our practice areas, particularly, outbound investments, securities, tax, intellectual property and labor practice areas. We have particularly deep expertise in financial services, manufacturing, energy, automotive, healthcare, food and beverages, real estate and telecommunications, media and technology.

Expertise you can trust

We regularly top the M&A tables for China, in terms of  volume and value. We are proud of that because in essence it means that our clients trust us for their most significant transactions in China. 

King & Wood Mallesons is also rapidly becoming a leader in outbound M&A into Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the US. We advise on some of the biggest and most complex outbound deals in the market.

We advised Yanzhou Coal on its AUS$2.1 billion acquisition of Gloucester Coal and on the AUS$ 3.446 billion merger with Felix Resources. We also advised Petrochina on its purchase of a 45.5% stake in Singapore Petroleum for SG$1.47 billion and ICBC on its 20% stake in Standard Bank. 

We represent acquirers, target companies, financial advisors and major shareholders, both domestically and internationally.

Our expertise in M&A law includes:

  • Mergers/reorganisations
  • Divestitures
  • Strategic investment
  • Stock and asset acquisitions.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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