Areas of practice
Ye Guojun (George) specialises in domestic/offshore IPOs, M&A, PE, as well as foreign direct investment.
Mr. Ye has extensive practical experience in IPOs, listed companies restructuring, mergers and acquisitions. He has participated in restructuring, reorganization and domestic/offshore IPOs of numerous companies involving chemical, automotive, medical, real estate and other industries.
Mr. Ye also has more than four years of work experience in a US law firm focusing on FDI and outbound investment practices. Mr. Ye represented many Chinese companies with regard to their cross-border acquisition or investment in foreign countries, such as Germany, USA, Czech and Zimbabwe.
Mr. Ye was recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” in Zhejiang in 2020 and 2021 by The Legal 500, and was ranked in the “Hall of Fame” in Zhejiang in 2022. He was rated as a “Highly Regarded” attorney in Capital Markets in 2020 and 2021 by IFLR1000, and was named Lawyer of the Year in Financial & Corporate at the IFLR1000 China Awards 2021.
Mr. Ye joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2012. Before that, he worked for international and domestic law firms and a leading securities company in China.
Mr. Ye received his Master’s degree in Law from the University of International Business and Economics as well as an LL.M. degree from the University of Connecticut in the U.S. He used to be a visiting scholar at University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2007-2008. Mr. Ye is qualified in PRC as well as New York State of the United States.
Mr. Ye’s working languages are Chinese and English.