China Business Law Journal Awards Ropes & Gray Deal of the Year for China Oceanwide Acquisition

Practices: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Ropes & Gray has been awarded Deal of the Year 2017 from China Business Law Journal for its counsel to China Oceanwide in its high-value acquisition of International Data Group, a leading global media, market research and venture capital company. The transaction required Ropes & Gray to develop an innovative and complex deal structure, which was executed and signed in January 2017.

The Ropes & Gray team that advised on the deal was led by mergers & acquisitions partners Jim Lidbury and Jieni Gu and private equity partner Taylor Hart, from the Hong Kong, Shanghai and Boston offices.