Jun Wei

Jun Wei

Chair of the Greater China Practice
Beijing, Shanghai

'She is an incredibly effective lawyer, she's able to get answers to the most complex issues faster than anyone.'.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2014

Jun Wei is the Chair of the Greater China practice and has served two terms as a member of the Board of Hogan Lovells.

Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and project financing. She regularly advises multinational companies and financial institutions on how to best structure their proposed investments and operations in China to achieve economic objectives and deal expeditiously and successfully with Chinese regulatory agencies. She also represents clients in a wide array of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financings, infrastructure development, and company restructurings.

Jun develops and implements policy recommendations and commercial strategies to achieve client goals. She provides strategic counsel to entities navigating complex government processes and dealing with crisis management. Jun advises multinational and Chinese clients on how to stay in control of the most complex cross- border transactions and broader crisis management matters. She is the person you want in strategy sessions, crisis situations and where difficult judgment calls need to be made.

She has been elected as one of the 2018 and 2015 ALB China Top 15 Female Lawyers in China and one of the 2017 ALB China Top M&A Lawyers by Asian Legal Business.

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1990

LL.M., Peking University, 1981

LL.B., Peking University, 1977

Memberships

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Editorial Board, China Legal Watch

Member, New York Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Representative experience

Advising HNA group and its subsidiaries on series of high-value transactions, including acquisitions, sales and funding mechanisms.

Advising LabCorp on the acquisition of Covance Inc. for US$6.1bn in cash and stock and acquisition of Chiltern for approximately US$1.2bn in cash.

Advising 3M in selling its identity management business to Gemalto.

Advising Unisplendour Corporation on its agreed US$3.8bn investment in Western Digital Corporation, one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world.

Advising IBM on the US$2.3bn disposal of its x86 server business to laptop-maker Lenovo in one of the largest technology deals in China’s history.

Advising Ford Motor on the US$1.8bn divestiture of Sweden-based manufacturer Volvo Cars to China-based Geely - ALB China M&A Deal of the Year.

Advising KPP Trustees Ltd., on the implementation and completion of a comprehensive settlement of its claims against Eastman Kodak Company in connection with Kodak's bankruptcy.

Advising Corning in a wide range of mergers and acquisitions, direct investments, and divestiture transactions in China for more than one decade.

Advising the strategic venture arm of a U.S.-based listed biologics company on numerous equity investments in drug discovery and therapeutics companies.

Advising Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Limited on its establishment of a PRC film industry related joint venture project.

Advising a leading international real estate investment fund on its over US$400m acquisitions of two landmark commercial real estate projects in China.

Advising Sinosure and China Development Bank on the landmark US$1bn GNPower Mariveles 2x300MW coal-fired power project in the Philippines.

Advising Sinosure on the US$860m project financing of the 165MW Amalia Falls hydropower project in Guyana.

Advising the Republic of Ecuador on a US$2bn triple currency (USD/RMB/Euro) unsecured sovereign debt facility provided by the China Development Bank Corporation.

Advising PetroChina on the bond financing of the US$1.4bn acquisition of the majority of shares in a Kazakh oil company.

Advising China Development Bank on its debt restructuring project for Sevan, a complex and sophisticated project governed by 7 jurisdictional laws.

Advising a consortium on the management of a US$4.714bn loan granted to Argentina for a hydropower station, the EPC of which is a joint venture established by the sponsor.

Advising China Development Bank on the GNPower Kauswagan refinancing project. The total project is valued at US$1.14bn.

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