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

  • Burning Rock Biotech Limited in its U.S. IPO and Nasdaq-listing and concurrent private placement

  • OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd. in its U.S. IPO and NYSE-listing, and in a registered follow-on ADS offering

  • Huazhu Group Limited (formerly known as China Lodging) in a $783 million SEC-registered global equity offering and secondary listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, a $500 million Reg S/Rule 144A convertible notes offering, and a $475 million convertible notes offering and concurrent ADS lending transaction

  • Topsports International Holdings Limited in its HK$9 billion IPO and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

  • Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group Company Limited in its HK$9.04 billion IPO and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

  • iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited in its U.S. IPO and Nasdaq-listing, and in a registered follow-on ADS offering

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

  • JinkoSolar in numerous transactions, including a recent follow-on ADS offering and concurrent private placement of convertible notes

  • The underwriters in ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance’s $1.53 billion IPO and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

  • AsiaInfo Technologies Limited in its HK$865 million IPO and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

  • COFCO Meat Holdings in its HK$2 billion IPO and listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

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

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