Led by Linda Fu, DWF's China Desk has the legal, cultural, business, language skills and network that sets us apart from the competition. We are able to facilitate introductions and networking opportunities to Chinese companies expanding into the UK, Europe, Russia, South East Asia, the Gulf Region, Australia and Africa. Likewise, our in depth understanding of China enables us to help non-Chinese companies and investors expand within China.
Linda is recognised as an expert in inbound and outbound China investment, with considerable experience operating in state owned businesses and is well-known within the PRC business community. Linda will be working with Chinese and European enterprises to deliver a single point service offering of the highest quality for China related inbound and outbound business, supported by specialists in banking and finance, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, insurance, infrastructure and projects, real estate and litigation.
"Linda's appointment, with her connections at the very highest levels and proven track record, is a major step forward in our drive to service inbound investment from China into Europe, Africa and the Gulf regions and sits alongside other recent joiners to our German and French teams who also have significant China related experience. The European teams will work closely with our offices in Singapore, the Gulf and Australia to provide a comprehensive offering." – Andrew Carpenter, Corporate Partner, DWF.
Members of our China Desk, offers hands on experience ,expertise and guidance across UK, Europe, Russia, South East Asia, the Gulf Region, Australia & Africa and can in addition draw on the wider DWF pool of in-depth knowledge of these markets and their unique complexities enabling our clients to arm themselves with the insights to face the challenges of the future.
Acquiring a UK Public Company: Issues for Chinese Bidders
Public M&A transactions in the UK are often complex and require careful navigation to reach a successful outcome. Steps taken at the beginning of a transaction, especially during the preliminary stages where the structure of an acquisition is being considered, can be vital.