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Jane Liang advises clients on matters relating to their business in China and cross-border transactions, including foreign direct investments, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and general corporate matters.

Jane has expertise in the areas of private equity investments and mergers and acquisitions in different industries. Her services range from deal structure design, legal due diligence, preparation of transaction documents, negotiation, closing and up to post-closing matters. She has participated in mergers and acquisitions involving a wide variety of industries, including but not limited to chemical manufacturing, foods, healthcare, entertainment and automobiles. She has advised numerous clients in consummating many high-profile cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity investments and venture investments with onshore and offshore structures.

Jane is also experienced in foreign investments. She has represented numerous multinational companies in their investments in China, and provided advice to foreign invested enterprises on general corporate matters involved in the day-to-day operations in China.

Before joining Bryan Cave's Shanghai office in 2014, Jane worked with a leading PRC law firm in its Shanghai office. Over that period, Jane provided legal advice to several Fortune 500 corporations and other multinational corporations on their direct investments, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters in China. After successfully completing her LL.M. program, Jane worked in Bryan Cave’s Los Angeles office for one year, during which time she assisted U.S. and Chinese multinational corporations in their cross–border merger and acquisition deals and investments. Jane returned to Bryan Cave's Shanghai office in 2017.

Representative Experience

  • Advised a leading domestic entertainment company in its equity purchase deal acquiring equity of a well-known theatre in the US
  • Advised a well-known S.-based paper company in its equity purchase deals acquiring 100% equity of China entities and its day-to-day operation in China
  • Advised a leading U.S.-based consumer products company in its equity purchase deal acquiring 100% equity of China entities
  • Advised a leading U.S.-based payment solution provider in its equity purchase deal acquiring 100% equity of China entities
  • Advised a well-known, Germany-based vehicle manufacturer in its equity purchase deal acquiring 100% equity of a Shanghai-based car leasing company
  • Advised a U.S.-based chemical manufacturer in its assets purchase deal acquiring assets of a Qingdao based chemical manufacturing company
  • Advised a well-known, Hong Kong-based jewelry manufacturer and retailer in its acquisition of gold mines in China
  • Advised a well-known, U.K.-based retailer in its equity purchase of a listed supermarket company in China
  • Advised a U.S.-based PE fund on its investment in a Shanghai-based cafeteria service supplier
  • Advised a U.S.-based PE fund in its investment in pawnshops in China
  • Advised an investment fund of a domestic bank in its equity investment in a subsidiary of leading steel company
  • Advised a Hong Kong-based fund in its proposed acquisition of a hospital in China
  • Advised a domestic insurance company in its insurance fund investment in one of the largest private electronic appliance distributor 
  • Advised a domestic insurance company in its insurance fund investment in several onshore real property companies
  • Advised a Hong Kong-based stock exchanges related company in its in establishment of its new WFOE, and in the WFOE’s various legal compliance matters in China
  • Advised a well-known, Singapore-based medical group in its business cooperation with local hospitals in China
  • Advised a well-known, U.S.-based medical group in its business cooperation with local hospitals in China
  • Advised a U.S.-based kidney healthcare service supplier in its business expansion through establishment of its joint venture, establishment of its new WFOE, and in the WFOE’s various legal compliance matters in China
  • Advised a Singapore-based airplane maintenance equipment manufacturer in its various legal compliance matters in China
  • Advised a local State Assets Administration Committee in its cooperation with a global leading hotel group in the hotel management cooperation