AngelHuang

Partner-in-Charge Shanghai

Shanghai + 86.21.2201.8000 Beijing + 86.10.5866.1125

Angel Huang, who serves as Jones Day's Shanghai Partner-in-Charge and M&A Chair for Asia, focuses her practice on cross-border M&A transactions, foreign direct investments (FDIs), private equity and venture capital transactions, and strategic investments. She has more than a decade of experience practicing in China. Angel represents clients in a broad range of sectors, including manufacturing, aviation, financial services, technology, biotech and pharmaceuticals, education, e-commerce, energy, and automotive.

Angel has extensive experience in Chinese outbound transactions where she represents both Chinese companies in their acquisitions overseas and foreign targets of Chinese outbound acquisitions. In particular, she works closely with Jones Day U.S. regulatory lawyers on the key issues involved with most Chinese outbound investments in the United States, for example, CFIUS, U.S. export control, and economic sanctions issues. She has first-hand experience regarding current hurdles to Chinese companies involving their investment worldwide and can advise clients based on her valuable local experience. She recently represented Chinese companies along, with U.S. government regulation lawyers, on U.S. export control and sanction matters. In addition, she represents clients in their acquisitions of Hong Kong-listed companies and on compliance issues, working with the Firm's capital markets team in Hong Kong.

Apart from M&A work, Angel advises leading Chinese financial institutions in financing transactions, especially on mezzanine and acquisition financings in various structures.

Angel is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of North Alabama's Executive MBA program in Suzhou and Changzhou, China, where she teaches courses on M&A and corporate governance.

Experience

  • Albaugh acquires RotamJones Day advised Albaugh, LLC in the $197.5 acquisition of Rotam Global AgroSciences Limited, a company headquartered in Hong Kong and publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
  • Ansys, Inc. acquires OnScale, Inc.Jones Day is advising Ansys, Inc. in the acquisition of OnScale, Inc., a cloud simulation provider.
  • Eastman sells adhesives resins business product lines for $1 billionJones Day advised Eastman Chemical Company in the $1 billion sale of its adhesives resins assets and business to Synthomer plc.
  • Plastic Omnium acquires ams OSRAM Automotive Lighting Systems from ams OSRAM GroupJones Day is advising Plastic Omnium in the acquisition of the Automotive Lighting Systems (AMLS) business of ams OSRAM Group in a highly complex international carve-out transaction.
  • Sonepar to sell Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day is representing the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island.
  • Ulanqab Lamb Weston Food Co., Ltd. obtains RMB1.079 billion term loan facilityJones Day represented Ulanqab Lamb Weston Food Co., Ltd., a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the People's Republic of China and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc., in connection with a RMB1.079 billion term loan facility provided by HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited, Shanghai Branch, as the facility agent, and its related capital investment in a new french fry processing facility in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company Fenzi Holdings acquires Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLCJones Day represented Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company, Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A., in the acquisition and financing of the Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLC, which manufactures advanced glass enamels, precious metal pastes and conductive inks for use in automotive glass and other industry applications.
  • Taiwan Cement takes stake in Phihong TechnologyJones Day advised Taiwan Cement Corporation in its $55 million acquisition of a minority stake in Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company acquires Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc.Jones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Seal For Life Industries of Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc., both privately owned specialty industrial coatings companies.
  • CIeNET sold to ALTENJones Day advised CIeNET in the sale of CIeNET to ALTEN Group, a leader in engineering and technology consulting.
  • Materion acquires H.C. Starck's electronic materials portfolio for $380 millionJones Day advised Materion Corporation, a world leader in high performing advanced materials, in connection with the acquisition and financing of H.C. Starck Solutions' industry-leading, electronic materials business, located in Newton, Massachusetts ("HCS-Electronic Materials") for $380 million.
  • Huadong Medicine announces strategic collaboration with PulseCath to develop and commercialize the iVAC mechanical circulatory product in Greater ChinaJones Day represented Huadong Medicine Co. Ltd. in an exclusive license and collaboration agreement with PulseCath B.V. to develop and commercialize iVAC technology in Greater China and selected other Asian Pacific countries.
  • Riverside and Investcorp sell Arrowhead Engineered Products to GenstarJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Arrowhead Engineered Products to Genstar.
  • TimkenSteel sells TimkenSteel (Shanghai) Corporation Limited to Daido SteelJones Day advised TimkenSteel Corporation in the sale of its TimkenSteel (Shanghai) Corporation Limited subsidiary in China to Daido Steel (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • ETS acquires VericantJones Day advised Educational Testing Service in its acquisition of Vericant, a provider of secure, verified in person interviews and Spoken English Evaluations worldwide.
  • Chinese financial institution secures early dismissal of breach of contract case filed in New York Supreme CourtJones Day helped a Chinese financial institution secure an early dismissal of a breach of contract case that plaintiffs filed in New York Supreme Court.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires TriLink Saw Chain, LLCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Arrowhead Engineered Products, Inc. of substantially all of the assets of TriLink Saw Chain, LLC, a leading distributor of chainsaw chains, guide bars, and other accessories used in the arborist and forestry industries.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • January 26, 2016
      CLE Academy Shanghai 2016