Yu (George) Zheng

Hong Kong
  • 18th Floor, One Exchange Square
  • 8 Connaught Place, Central
  • Hong Kong
Profile Experience

George Zheng is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. Mr. Zheng’s practice focuses on corporate finance transactions, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and other general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Zheng worked at the Hong Kong office of another renowned US law firm.

Mr. Zheng's recent experience includes advising:

  • Bank of Gansu Co., Ltd. on its HKD6 billion initial public offering of H shares on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is the first listed bank in Northwest China.
  • Jilin Jiutai Rural Commercial Bank on its HKD3.46 billion initial public offering of H Shares on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is the second Chinese rural commercial bank to list in Hong Kong.
  • GF Securities Co., Ltd. on its more than HKD32 billion initial public offering of H Shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. GF Securities is an A share company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and the fourth largest securities firm in China by total assets.
  • Grassland Finance Limited, a company specializing in micro-credit finance in China, in relation to its Round B equity financing. The investors include Accion International and Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG).*
  • Grassland Finance Limited in relation to its issuance of redeemable and convertible bond in the principal amount of US$10 million to a private equity investor.*

In addition, Mr. Zheng also represents various public companies and financial institutions in the general corporate matters.

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

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