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.
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- January 26, 2016
CLE Academy Shanghai 2016
- Shanghai Fudan University (EMPA [Enhanced Major of Applied Psychology] 2019); The Chinese University of Hong Kong (EMBA [Executive MBA] and OneMBA programs 2014); Washington University in St. Louis (J.D. 2006; LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Technology Law 2004; LL.M. in U.S. Law 2003); Soochow University (LL.B. 1999)
- New York
- English, Mandarin, Taiwanese, and conversational Japanese