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Outbound Investment

Zhong Lun features having a team with its primary focus on outbound investment. This team of outbound investment consists of attorneys duly admitted to practice in the USA, the UK, France, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan and etc., and has developed a comprehensive network of cooperative relationship with local leading law firms in over 100 countries. Our lawyers speak English, French, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese, Japanese and Korean with legal proficiency. We have assisted Chinese enterprises in their oversea investment projects in developed countries, such as the USA, Canada, Australia, and developing countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, paying on-site visits to over 50 countries. Indeed, our knowledge and experience is extensive having represented, inter alia, a considerable number of large state owned enterprises, state owned investment funds, listed companies, and investment banks, covering industries in natural resources, energy, large-scale infrastructures, real estate, PPP projects, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, high-end manufacturing, retailing, high-tech, financings, in and outbound M&A, greenfield investment, PPP projects and tender-bidding deals. 

Scope of Services

  • Surveying on the legal environment of potential investment destinations
  • Advising on the setup of outbound investment and financing platform
  • Conducting due diligences in outbound M&A and investment deals
  • Advising on transactional structures for outbound M&A and investment deals
  • Assisting the acquisition of annexation loans and project financings
  • Providing legal advice on outbound investment in PPP projects
  • Drafting the transactional documents for outbound M&A and investment deals
  • Assisting in the preparation for tender-bidding process
  • Participating and assisting in the business negotiation
  • Advising on the approval/ review procedures at Chinese government level for outbound investments
  • Coordinating with the intermediaries in the investment destinations 
  • Rendering dispute resolution services in various jurisdictions
  • Issuing legal opinions on specialized issues
  • Providing legal advice on bilateral investment treaties, tax treaties and the application for other international arrangements
  • Offering training sessions on the laws of investment destinations