Deni Li represents U.S. and international corporate clients and investment banks in a variety of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and secondary equity offerings, public and private offerings of investment-grade and high-yield debt, spin-offs and other strategic corporate transactions.


Ms. Li has significant experience representing foreign private issuers across a wide range of industries, including advising:

  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. on its Rule 144A/Reg S $3.32 billion senior secured notes offering and $1 billion senior guaranteed notes offering, registered $500 million common stock offering and $1 billion at-the-market offering, and several tranches of senior notes and convertible notes offerings totaling $6 billion;
  • Alcon, Inc. on its Rule 144A/Reg S $2.75 billion senior notes offerings;
  • Party City Holdco on its $2 billion debt restructuring and $750 million senior secured notes offering;
  • Sea Limited on its Rule 144A/Reg S $1 billion convertible notes offering and registered $2.6 billion offering of American depositary shares;
  • Nano-X Imaging Ltd on its $200 million IPO on the Nasdaq and $193 million secondary offering;
  • Beyond Spring, Inc. on its IPO on the Nasdaq and concurrent private placement, as well as multiple follow-on and at-the-market offerings;
  • Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund, the credit business of Fortress Investment Group, on its 4(a)(2) private placement of $160 million senior notes and its Rule 144A $400 million senior note offering and tender offer;
  • the Washington Corporations on its Rule 144A/Reg S $550 million second lien secured notes offering in connection with its acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation;
  • the initial purchasers on the Rule 144A/Reg S high-yield offerings of dollar- and euro-denominated senior notes of Avis Budget Group;
  • Meituan Dianping on its $4.2 billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and BeiGene Ltd. on its $903 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the first dual primary listing of a Nasdaq-listed biotechnology company);
  • various SPAC IPOs totaling $1 billion; and
  • various additional corporate clients, including SunEdison, Fortress Investment Group, Green Bancorp, Inc., Qatar Investment Authority and Aflac Ventures, on a variety of capital markets and/or investment transactions.



  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2013
  • LL.B., Peking University, 2009


  • New York

Deni Li

Counsel, Capital Markets