Fangda Partners

Hong Kong

Analysis

Overview

PRC law firm Fangda Partners opened its office in Hong Kong in 2012. The Hong Kong office advises on the full range of commercial matters. Partner Peter Yuen is the head of the firm's dispute resolution practice. His practice covers international and regional arbitration, China-related commercial arbitration and commercial litigation.

Client feedback 

“Fangda Partners is very responsive and thorough in their advice.” – Dispute resolution

“Dedication, efficiency, knowledge of the industry. Their knowledge of African market makes it easier for clients to do business.” – Energy

“It attributed us to conduct in-depth legal due diligence research, drafted and revised the SPA and other documents related to our transaction.” – Investment funds

Peter Yuen

“Peter is a very pragmatic and clever lawyer. He provides both professional and practical advice to his clients.”

“Peter Yuen of Fangda Partners is my go-to lawyer for dispute resolution in HK. He is very knowledgeable, practical, and has great client service and innovation.”

Zhang Yue

“Professional and efficient.”

Zhou Biqing

“Dedication, efficiency, good communication, knowledge of the industry and jurisdiction.”

Romy Zhuo

“Romy is very professional and takes all the draft and revision work very carefully.”

Private equity

Work highlights

Represented Softbank in its $600 million cornerstone investment in JD Logistic’s $3.2 billion initial public offering and listing on the HKEX.

Represented Primavera Capital as one of the lead investors to participate in the Series F financing of Beisen.

Represented IDG Capital in its participation in the Series A and Series A+ financing of Didi Freight, involving a total transaction amount of $140 million

Key clients

APlus Partners, CICC, IDG, PAG

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Represented SAIF Partners, the China-based private equity fund, in its proceedings brought by a former partner of SAIF Partners over breach of agreement.

Advising HKT in defence of court proceedings commenced by a local data centre operator for alleged outstanding payments in respect of services rendered to HKT for its use of the data centre facilities and associated managed services.

Key clients

China Create Capital, Holborn Rose, Perfect Growth, State Frontier

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights

Advised Suez Asia on its acquisition of the stakes NWS Holdings in their joint venture businesses in the Greater China region, which operates over 70 water and waste projects in more than 30 cities.

Represented Hundsun in its $65 million acquisition of Summit software from Finastra International for rights to exclusively market, sell and develop Summit in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Key clients

Alibaba, Boyu Capital, China Resources Property, Kingsoft Cloud, Moonton Technology

Capital markets

Work highlights 

Advised the Government Debt Management Agency Private Company of Hungary on the first sovereign bond offering.

Advised BMW on its first public offering of panda bonds. This is the first public offering of panda bonds by a European non-financial institution (non-FI) corporate, as well as the first public offering of panda bonds by an international non-FI corporate issuer under the new corporate panda bond rule adopting a tiered management regime.

Key clients

Crédit Agricole, East Money Information, Hongcheng Environmental Technology Company, Zhejiang Provincial Seaport Investment & Operation Group, Zhejiang Seaport International