Shan Huang


  • LLM, Stanford University, 2013
  • LLB, Peking University, 2007


  • New York, 2014
  • Hong Kong, Registered Foreign Lawyer (New York), 2014

Shan Huang


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Shan Huang is an associate in the private equity transaction group of Ropes & Gray and a registered foreign lawyer in the Hong Kong office.

Shan has extensive experience in M&A, joint ventures and private equity transactions, advising major Chinese, Hong Kong and multinational clients on a broad range of sectors including TMT, financial institutions, industrials and resources, and consumer goods.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Shan worked at a leading international law firm in its Hong Kong office, and a leading Chinese law firm in its Beijing office.


  • Alibaba in its strategic partnership with Richemont and joint venture with YOOX Net-A-Porter Group
  • Alibaba in a number of growth capital investments in China
  • An Asia-based growth equity firm in its investment in JD Health
  • Bain Capital in a number of investments in China
  • A global investment bank in various growth capital investments in Asia
  • A multinational asset manager in a number of growth capital investments in APAC
  • CMC Capital Partners in various growth capital investments in China
  • CAA (China) in its acquisition of a China-based sports agency business
  • Yonghe Investments in its growth capital investments in China

Transactions completed before joining Ropes & Gray:

  • Bank of China (Hong Kong) in its HK$68 billion sale to Cinda Financial of 100% of the shares in Nanyang Commercial Bank, a Hong Kong licensed bank
  • Bank of China (Hong Kong) in its HK$7.685 billion sale to Xiamen International Bank of a controlling stake in Chiyu Bank, a Hong Kong licensed bank
  • Tencent in the merger of its portfolio companies, eLong and Tongcheng, both leading travel service providers in China
  • An American multinational chocolate manufacturer in its chocolate confectionary joint venture with Lotte in China and Hong Kong
  • NWS in its RMB30 billion waste-to-energy joint venture with Suez and Chongqing Water Group in Chongqing, China
  • Bank of China Group Investment Limited, the PE arm of Bank of China group, in its participation in the US$11.6 billion privatisation of Global Logistic Properties, a Singapore-listed company and Asia's biggest warehouse operator and real estate fund manager
  • Bank of East Asia in its sale of consumer finance businesses in China and Hong Kong
  • SenseTime, a Chinese artificial intelligence company, in its Round B financing
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