Senior partner at King & Wood and Mallesons, the largest law firm for China and Australia combined.
Travels from Beijing
Ms. Xu Ping is a senior partner of King & Wood and head of the firm’s Foreign Direct Investment Group in Beijing. Ms. Xu is specialized in foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, technology transfer and international arbitration.
Ms. Xu has been extensively involved in a large number of foreign investment projects. She represented many multinationals as well as medium-sized foreign enterprises in their investment projects in China. Her experience includes negotiating and advising in respect of establishment of joint ventures / wholly foreign owned enterprises in following industries: automobile, building materials, energy, pharmaceutical, chemicals, machinery, exhibitions, environmental technology, infrastructure etc. She also advised foreign, Chinese and FIE clients extensively in respect of restructuring of joint ventures, merger and acquisition, project financing, distribution, debt recovery, employment and intellectual property. She is a member of the board of major Sino-foreign joint ventures.
The major foreign investment projects Ms. Xu has recently worked on include, without limitation to: representing DaimlerChrysler in acquisition of 24% shares of Foton, which is one of the pioneer projects for foreign strategic investors to acquire Chinese listed companies, representing DaimlerChrysler in its car joint venture project in Beijing and a number of other investment projects in China, representing Moody’s in acquisition of the leading Chinese rating agency in China, representing Government Investment Corporation of Singapore in acquiring share equity of a leading private company in the sports industry, representing SHV, a major European gas producer and retailer in acquisition of a number of retail gas group in southern China, and representing European exhibition companies in the establishment of the Shanghai New International Expo Co., Ltd.