Shuang Zhao’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions.

Shuang has extensive experience representing Chinese corporate clients and investment banks on capital markets transactions in the United States and Hong Kong. She also regularly advises companies on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, M&A and litigation matters.

Shuang joined the firm as a partner in 2015. Prior to Cleary, she was a partner in the Hong Kong office of Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Notable Experience

  • iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited in its U.S. IPO and Nasdaq-listing 

  • The underwriters in the U.S. IPO and NYSE-listing of PPDAI Group

  • The underwriters in the Hong Kong IPO of ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance

  • Bestway Global Holding in its HK$1.160 million Hong Kong IPO

  • COFCO Meat Holdings in its HK$2 billion IPO in Hong Kong

  • Hospital Corporation of China in its HK$491 million Hong Kong IPO

  • Morgan Stanley as sole bookrunner in two SEC-registered secondary offerings of shares of common stock of China Biologic Products, Inc. by Warburg Pincus

  • JinkoSolar in its $75.1 million follow-on ADS offering and $35 million ordinary shares concurrent private placement, and its up to $100 million at-the-market ADS offering 

  • Lenovo in its $1.5 billion combined fixed rate notes and perpetual securities offerings

  • Azure Power Energy and Azure Power Global in the $500 million high yield notes offering by Azure Power Energy, guaranteed by Azure Power Global

  • Ningbo Yinyi Group in the acquisition of the auto part assets of ARC Group from The Jordan Company

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