Chinese law firm FenXun Partners announced on 1st September that Stella Hu has joined the Firm's Capital Markets team as Senior Counsel, from Tian Yuan Law Firm. She is based in Beijing and will be collaborating with the Firm's team throughout China, as well as lawyers in the Capital Markets Group of Baker McKenzie through the Baker McKenzie FenXun Joint Operation platform, to advise Chinese companies on cross-border equity and debt securities offerings, as well as US listed companies on regulatory compliance matters.
Yingzhe Wang, Managing Partner of FenXun Partners, said, "Stella Hu is a highly regarded capital markets lawyer whose strong experience in IPOs, and her knowledge of US securities law makes her a great addition to our Firm. I am confident that she will be able to work closely with the team in assisting Chinese enterprises with their cross-border fund-raising activities and in navigating the increasingly stringent listing regulations."
Christina Lee, co-Head of Baker McKenzie's Capital Markets Group in Hong Kong and Mainland China, added, "Hong Kong continues to be the preferred IPO destination for many Chinese issuers amid the heightened tensions between China and the US. With the expansion of the Stock Connect scheme between Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen, combined with the IPO system reform in recent years, Hong Kong is poised to attract more new economy companies to have their listings in the city. Stella's joining is most timely. Her notable experience and track record in assisting tech, biotech and healthcare companies with their Hong Kong IPOs will no doubt be of significant value to our clients."
For her part, Stella said, "I am pleased to join Fenxun Partners, which has a top-tierstrong market reputation in China. Baker McKenzie has a leading capital markets practice with broad market reach. Leveraging through the Joint Operation platform, I look forward to working with issuers and investment banks in equity and debt transactions, to help them achieve the best outcome."
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