Haiwen makes Beijing, Shanghai hires

From left to right: Fan Yunpeng, Qian Xiaoqiang, Zou Yige, Qiu Chengsheng

Haiwen & Partners has added Fan Yunpeng and Qian Xiaoqiang as international partner and partner, respectively, in its Beijing office and Zou Yige and Qiu Chengsheng as partners in its Shanghai office.

Fan and Zou have experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE) investments. Fan has represented PE funds, state-owned enterprises, multinational corporations and sovereign funds in cross-border M&A, issuance and compliance maters. He was a partner at Haiwen from 2009 to 2010 before joining Shearman & Sterling, and then Davis Polk.

Zou joined Haiwen from Fangda Partners, with clients ranging from famous US dollar and renminbi funds to industry giants such as Warburg Pincus, Sequoia Capital, Alibaba and NIO.

Qian focuses on antitrust, competition law and intellectual property dispute resolution, with a specialty on handling major and complex antitrust filings, investigations and litigations. Prior to Haiwen, Qian was a partner at Jincheng Tongda & Neal, and earlier he worked for 10 years at the Ministry of Commerce, and was deputy director of the merger review division of the Anti-monopoly Bureau.

Qiu has a well-rounded track record in capital markets, and has participated in a number of ground breaking direct listings of red-chip companies on domestic exchanges, including China Resources Microelectronics, SMIC and BeiGene.