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He, Jie

Managing Partner

Mr. He Jie`s practice focuses on the area of M&A/ disposals/ joint venture, private financing and investment / fund formation and securities issuance & capital markets. Mr. He has participated in structuring, documenting , negotiating and implementing a number of landmark transactions. In his focused practice area, Mr. He has advised Chinese and international companies on numerous transactions having an aggregated value of more than RMB 80 billion, with targets in a wide variety of sectors such as real estate, hotel, travel, the internet and e-commerce, high-tech, new energy, logistics, aviation, automobile, auto parts, semiconductor, retail, securities, insurance, futures, fund management, advertisement and public relations, education, water treatment, cement, steel, explosive and agriculture, and jurisdictions in connection with these transactions, includes mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Mozambique, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda, etc.

His recent experience includes advising:

Outbound M&A

  • Superior Aviation Beijing Co., Ltd. on its proposed US$1.79 billion acquisition of 100% equity interest of reorganized Hawker Beechcraft, Inc. and its subsidiaries;
  • Beijing West Industries on its US$100 million acquisition of Delphi's global suspension and brakes business and assets;
  • Capital Semiconductor Limited on its acquisition of Motorola, Inc.'s and Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.'s cellular communication technology;
  • Tongfang Guoxin Electronics Co. Ltd. on its acquisition of the OCXO Production Lines,Manufacturing Craft and Product Design Technologies in the Singapore Factory of CTS Corporation;
  • Tongfang Guoxin Electronics Co. Ltd on its investment in Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited as cornerstone investor;
  • China National Fisheries Co. on its acquisition of 100% equity interest in a fishery company of Mozambican;
  • a consortium of several Chinese companies on its proposed debt and equity acquisition finance facility US$1.0 billion for a Chinese company to fund its proposed acquisition of the Volvo Group;
  • a Hong Kong listed company on its proposed US$2.0 billion acquisition of Orient Overseas Developments Limited by way of a competitive auction process;
  • an international company on its proposed US$400 million acquisition of a large economic chain hotel;
  • a Chinese stated-owned company on its proposed US$60 million strategic investment in a US OLED printing technology company and its proposed joint venture with the US company in China.

Inbound M&A

  • Lafarge on its RMB305 million acquisition of 100% equity interest in Sichuan Shuangma Investment Group;
  • W&K Communications Group on its sale of 100% equity interest to Publicis Group;
  • Sino-Ocean Land on its sale of minority equity interest in one of its subsidiaries to Lehman Brothers;
  • COSCO on its sale of 20% equity interest in Sino-Ocean Land to COSCO International Holdings Limited; 
  • Beijing Puresino-Boda Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd. and Taliworks Corporation Berhad as the consortium on their RMB810 million acquisition of Yinchuan Sewage Treatment Co., Ltd. through bidding procedures;
  • Ever Fortune International Holding Limited on its HK$143 million acquisition of agricultural companies in Shandong, Hebei, Yunnan and Ningxia.

Domestic M&A

  • Shanxi Securities Company Limited on its RMB1.137 billion acquisition of the entire equity interest in Green Futures Company Limited payable in cash and new issued shares as well as Green Futures Company Limited's merge by absorption of Dahua Futures Company Limited;
  • Mr. Zhang Dazhong on its sale of 100% equity interest in Dazhong Electronics to Zhan Sheng Investment Co.(Gome, China`s largest electronics retailer arranged a loan of RMB3.6 billion to Zhan Sheng to acquire Dazhong Electronics, with an option for Gome to purchase Dazhong Electronics);
  • Sino-Ocean Land on its acquisition of dozens of real estate project companies located in Beijing, Tianjin, Changchun, Dalian, Qingdao, Zhenjiang, Chengdu, Haikou, Sanya, including (but not limited to) Mizhiyun (Beijing) Call Center Industrial Base Co., Ltd., Hainan and Zhejiang Coconut Village Construction and Development Co., Ltd., Sanya South Olympic Garden Co., Ltd, Changchun Gao-Li Co., Ltd, Dalian Qianhao Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. and Tianjin Pulida Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.;
  • a real estate company on its RMB7 billion acquisition of a large villa real estate project company in Shanghai; 
  • a real estate company on its RMB1.49 billion acquisition of 100% equity interest in a large real estate project company in Hainan and  its RMB1.61 billion loan to this company;
  • a real estate company on its HK$1.0 billion acquisition of a large real estate project company in Hainan.

Joint Venture

  • Chuanqi Tourism Investment Co.,Ltd. on the formation of the joint venture in Beijing with Beijing Badaling Tourism Corporation for the purpose of development of travel and leisure business mainly within the Badaling Great Wall Scenic Area located at Yanqing County, Beijing;
  • Shanxi Securities Co., Ltd. on its investment bank joint venture with Deutsche Bank AG;
  • Groupama on the formation of Groupama-AVIC Property Insurance with Aviation Industry Corporation of China;
  • Sino-Ocean Land on its commercial real estate joint venture in Beijing with John Swire & Sons Group;
  • a real estate company on its proposed joint venture with two international private equity fund to develop a real estate project in Liaoning Province;
  • a real estate company on its proposed real estate joint venture with an American REITS;
  • an international financial company on its proposed fund management joint venture with a domestic securities company.

Private Financing and Investment / Fund Formation

  • Sino-Ocean Land on its US$200 million private equity financing (Investors include, among others, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse);
  • a large scale commercial property project on its RMB4.5 billion property beneficial right trust financing;
  • a Chengdu-based real estate company on its RMB300 million  private financing;
  • an logistics company on its RMB50 million private financing;
  • Sino Prosperity Real Estate Fund (established by Sino-Ocean Land and KKR as its sponsors) on its investment projects in PRC;
  • Sino-Ocean Land on its sponsorship in connection with the formation of RMB Real Estate Funds;
  • E-town International as LP, Aerospace Investment Holding Co., Ltd., China International Trust and Investment Corporation and Haidian State-owned Capital Management Center in connection with the formation of Aerospace Industrial Investment Fund (RMB3 billion).

Securities Issuance & Capital Markets

  • Sino-Ocean Land Holdings Limited on its US$1.7 billion IPO and Hong Kong Stock Exchange listing. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and BOCI International are joint lead underwriters; 
  • Sino-ocean Land on the sale of 16.57% stake to China Life Insurance Company Limited for HKD5.8 billion in cash;
  • Sino-Ocean Land Holdings Limited on its issuance of HK$1,575,000,000 Convertible Securities, US$400,000,000 Perpetual Subordinated Capital Securities,  US$900,000,000 Perpetual Subordinated Convertible Securities, US$500,000,000 guaranteed notes (due date in 2019), US$700,000,000 guaranteed notes(due date in 2024);
  • Sino-Ocean Land limited on the issuance of RMB2.6 billion corporate bonds; 
  • Shanxi Securities Company Limited on its RMB1.137 billion acquistion of the entire equity interest in Green Futures Company Limited payable in cash and new issued shares as well as Green Futures Company Limited's merge by absorption of Dahua Futures Company Limited;
  • Dare Technologies Co., Ltd. on its RMB450 million private placement;
  • Ever Fortune International Holding Limited on its restructuring and very substantial acquisitions; 
  • China Fiberglass Company Ltd. on its share structure reform.

Education

  • on the establishment of Wellington College International Tianjin and Wellington College International Shanghai, as well as transactional matters hereof;
  • on the establishment of Haileybury International School (Wuqing), as well as transactional matters hereof.
  • Mr. He received his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from China University of Political Science and Law and Executive Master of business Administration (EMBA) from China Europe International Business School. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.

CONTACT DETAILS

Beijing Office

18/F, Tower C, Sanlitun SOHO, 8 Gongti Beilu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027, PRC.

T:+8610 65069866


Hong Kong Office

37/F, Lippo Centre, Tower Two, 89 Queensway, Hong Kong SAR, PRC

T:+852 26120588


he.jie@kejielaw.com

PRACTICES

M&A/ Disposals/ Joint Venture

Private Financing and Investment / Fund Formation 

Securities Issuance & Capital Markets 

EDUCATION

LL.B., China University of Political Science and Law

EMBA, China Europe International Business School

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Admitted in PRC

Member of All China Lawyers Association

Member of Beijing Lawyers Association

Member of China Mergers & Acquisitions Association

SOCIAL FUNCTION

Independent Director of JIANGSU HAGONG INTELLIGENT ROBOT CO.,LTD

AWARDS

LEGALBAND Leading Lawyers 2018 (Corporate/M&A、PrivateEquity & Venture Capital)

LEGALBAND Leading Lawyers 2017 (Corporate/M&A、PrivateEquity & Venture Capital)

LEGALBAND Leading Lawyers 2016 (Corporate/M&A、PrivateEquity & Venture Capital)

LEGALBAND Leading Lawyers 2015 (Corporate/M&A、Private Equity & Venture Capital)

Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2007 (Capital Markets & Corporate Finance)

Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2006 (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2005 (Mergers & Acquisitions)

WORKING LANGUAGES
Mandarin Chinese and English

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