Yeping Huang

Bio

Yeping Huang focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, joint ventures and general corporate matters. Ms. Huang has represented:

  • Credit China Fintech Holdings Limited in its RMB800 million acquisition of Leyu Limited;
  • Nokia Corporation in its joint venture with China Huaxin Telecommunications;
  • a buyer consortium led by GL Capital Group in a proposed acquisition involving a U.S.- listed pharmaceutical company;
  • GIC in various private equity and M&A matters;
  • seller consortium consisting of Carlyle Group, Sequoia China Capital, Actis LLC and the co-chairmen of 7 Days Group Holdings in the RMB10 billion disposition of Keystone Lodging Holdings Limited (7 Days Group) to Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels (Group) Company Limited;
  • 21Vianet Group in its RMB1.05 billion acquisition of DYXNet Group;
  • a buyer consortium consisting of Carlyle Group, Tencent Holdings Limited and Trustbridge Capital in the US$800 million acquisition of Shanda Literature;
  • a buyer consortium in a US$3.5 billion going-private transaction involving Mindray Medical International Limited, a NYSE-listed company;
  • a buyer consortium led by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia in a going-private transaction involving Sino Gas International Holdings Inc., a NASDAQ-listed company;
  • a buyer consortium led by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia in the US$107 million going-private transaction involving Noah Education Holdings Ltd., a NYSE-listed company;
  • the special committee of Mecox Lane Limited, a NASDAQ-listed company, in a going-private transaction;
  • the special committee of Perfect World Co., Ltd., a NASDAQ-listed company, in a US$1 billion going-private transaction;
  • a fund manager in the formation of a US$300 million private equity fund;
  • Sunshine Life Insurance Corporation in its investment in a real estate fund managed by Morgan Stanley;
  • a Chinese state-owned enterprise in its proposed US$400 million investment in a private equity fund; and
  • Sinochem Corporation in its US$300 million US commercial paper program.

Prior to joining Skadden, Ms. Huang worked as an associate for a major Chinese law firm and as an in-house legal counsel for a U.S. hedge fund’s China operation.

Credentials

Education

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2002
  • LL.B., China University of Political Science and Law, 2001

Admissions

  • New York

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Yeping Huang