Corporate and M&A
Technology and telecommunications
Being a partner with Global Law Office who is based in Shanghai, Steven Yu has long focused his practice on the areas of foreign direct investment (FDI), mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity/venture capital, fund formation, cross-border technology transfer and other general corporate matters. Before joining Global Law Office, Steven had ten-year experience with leading international and domestic law firms and gained extensive experience in representing multinational corporations, state-owned enterprises and private companies on their inbound/outbound investments, M&As and restructuring transactions. The legal services rendered by him typically include, among others, structuring the transactions, conducting due diligence, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating documents, issuing legal or advisory opinions as well as assisting with the closing matters and completion of government approval procedures.
The projects that Steven Yu has been involved in encompass a wide spectrum of industries, including high-end manufacturing, chemical, logistics, TMT (Technology, Media and Telecom), IoT, AI, fintech, digital asset management, consumer staples, clean energy and environment service, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, commercial property, movies and entertainment, education and tourism.. The clients he served include financial investors such as the Carlyle Group, Bain Capital, SBCVC, CITIC Capital, IDG, Sequoia Capital, Sinovation Ventures, SIG, Northern Light Venture Capital, Hidden Hill Capital, Shunwei, YF Capital, Source Code Capital, Loyal Valley Innovation Capital, CS Capital, Oriza Capital, CMC Capital, Greenwoods, BR Capital, Arena Capital, Yunqi Partners, ClearVue Partners, Ping An Ventures, NIO Capital, HashKey Capital, WestSummit Capital, Puhua Capital and Innovator Capital as well as industrial giants such as Xiaomi, Tencent, JD.com, Fosun, HUPU Sports, Ximalaya.com, Bilibili, miHoYo, Cisco, Continental, Olitanking, LG Chemical, SK Hynix, Dow Chemical, Visa, PepsiCo, PVM, Total Group, Caterpillar, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), BorgWarner, Coherent, Cooper Tire, POSCO, Citibank, Marks & Spencer (M&S), Far East Horizon, Wuhan Iron & Steel (Wisco), Sinochem, Shanghai Electric and Shanghai GM. Steven Yu was also retained by the Bureau of Shanghai World Expo Coordination to prepare various sponsorship agreements and attend the relevant negotiation secessions for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.