Jessie Tang is Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Beijing Office and has practiced in the areas of cross-border M&A, foreign direct investment, commercial contracts, real estate and construction, and labor law in China for 20 years. She has represented many foreign and domestic clients, from multinational industrial companies to financial institutions and large state-owned enterprises, including many Fortune 500 companies, and provided advice on equity investment, financing, joint venture formation, and bidding for large overseas projects.
As a participant or as a team leader, Jessie has been involved in many large M&A transactions for Chinese companies, financial institutions, and foreign-invested enterprises, including listed companies. As legal counsel to Chinese and foreign companies, she has extensive experience in structuring investments, due diligence investigations, and other related legal services for M&A projects. Her recent representations include: Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd.'s establishment of a medium and heavy duty trucks manufacturing joint venture valued at RMB 12 billion with Daimler AG; AGIC Capital's joint acquisition of Krauss Maffei with ChemChina; Singapore GIC Group's investments into Shenzhen DJI-Innovations; Primavita Beijing's investments into Holland and Australian dairy products companies; P&G's sale of its equity in Nanfu Battery Company; and Cardinal Health's acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's heart bracket business.
Jessie is often featured in Chinese business media on topics related to outbound investment for Chinese companies. She is also a frequent speaker on M&A transaction, contract drafting, labor disputes, and FIDIC contracts. Jessie has been engaged by Peking University Law School as a tutor to graduate students.
President Biden Issues Executive Order Modifying Restrictions on U.S. Investment in Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies
- January 10, 2017
2017: What Lies Ahead for Asia?
- February 18, 2014
2014 Speaker Series: China update: Current Business and Legal Issues
- October 24, 2012
Outbound Seminar "Managing Legal Risks in Global Expansion of Chinese Companies"
- American University (LL.M. 2000); China University of Political Science and Law (LL.B. 1997)
- New York
Chambers Asia-Pacific (2014) — "has vast experience helping foreign companies investing in China and understands their legal needs very well; is very responsive, experienced and savvy and has broad knowledge of cross-border transactions"
Asian Legal Business (2012) — one of Client Choice Top 20 Lawyers in China
- Cantonese, English, Mandarin