AngelHuang

Partner-in-Charge Mainland China Offices

Shanghaï + 86.21.2201.8000 Pékin + 86.10.5866.1125

Angel Huang, who serves as Jones Day's Partner-in-Charge of Mainland China Offices 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.

Expérience

  • STERIS sells dental segment to an affiliate of Peak Rock CapitalJones Day is advising STERIS Plc in the $787.5 million sale of Dental segment to Peak Rock Capital, a leading middle-market private investment firm.
  • P&G sells Vidal Sassoon brand in Greater ChinaJones Day is advising The Procter & Gamble Company in the sale of its Vidal Sassoon hair care consumer products business to Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.
  • Shanghai Gudeng Trading acquires Kunshan Kawaguchi Plastic Industry Co., Ltd.Jones Day advised Shanghai Gudeng Trading Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gudeng Precision Industrial Co., Ltd., on its acquisition of Kunshan Kawaguchi Plastic Industry Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of plastic products.
  • Affiliate of Centre Lane Partners acquires appliance business from Instant BrandsJones Day advised an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners in the acquisition and financing of the appliances business of Instant Brands, designer and distributor of kitchen and home appliances, including the Instant Pot, pursuant to Section 363 of title 11 of the United States Code.
  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day is advising WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • Timken acquires Des-CaseJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for industrial lubricants.
  • Geely forms joint venture with Renault Group to launch leading powertrain technology companyJones Day is advising Geely Automobile Holdings Limited and Geely Holding Group on the creation of a 50/50 joint venture with Renault Group dedicated to becoming the global leader in developing, manufacturing, and supplying best-in-class hybrid and highly efficient internal combustion engine powertrains.
  • Timken acquires Nadella Group from ICGJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Nadella Group, a leading European manufacturer of linear guides, telescopic rails, actuators and systems and other specialized industrial motion solutions, from ICG plc.
  • Stellex completes buyout of David Brown Santasalo GroupJones Day advised Stellex Capital Management LLC on its buyout of DB Santasalo S.à r.l from N4 Partners.
  • Timken acquires GGB Bearing Technology for $305 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in the $305 million acquisition of GGB Bearing Technology (GGB), a division of Enpro, Industries (including exclusive negotiations with respect to the French operations of GGB).
  • J.M. Huber acquires Biolchim GroupJones Day advised J. M. Huber Corporation in the acquisition of Biolchim Group, a leading producer and distributor of specialty plant nutrition and biostimulants, from private equity firms NB Renaissance and Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team.
  • Avient divests distribution business to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day advised Avient Corporation in the $950 million sale of its Distribution business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
  • Plastic Omnium acquires ams OSRAM Automotive Lighting Systems from ams OSRAM GroupJones Day advised 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 sells Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day represented 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.
  • 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 advised 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.
  • 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.
  • Interventions

    • January 26, 2016
      CLE Academy Shanghai 2016