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Andre Zhu is a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice in Asia, based in Beijing.
Andre's practice focuses on advising financial sponsors and strategic investors on cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, including US going-private transactions and private equity transactions, as well as advising corporate clients, investment banks and private equity funds on various corporate matters.
Andre joined White & Case in April 2017 from a leading US law firm.
Advising a seller consortium consisting of Carlyle Group, Sequoia China Capital, Actis LLC,a Singapore sovereign wealth fund and the co-chairmen of 7 Days Group Holdings in the RMB10 billion disposition of Keystone Lodging Holdings Limited (7 Days Group) to Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels (Group) Company Limited.*
Advising a buyer consortium consisting of Carlyle Group, Tencent Holdings Limited and Trustbridge Capital in the US$800 million acquisition of Shanda Literature.*
Advising Carlyle Group in the US$200 million investment in SouFun Holdings Ltd.*
Advising a Singapore sovereign wealth fund in its various private equity investments in China and Hong Kong.*
Advising Fukong Interactive Entertainment (previously known as Zhongji Holding) in its US$320 million acquisition of Jagex Inc.*
Advising China Three Gorges Corporation, in its €2.7 billion acquisition of Energias de Portugal SA.*
Advising Hony Capital Fund V, L.P., as a member of the buyer consortium, in US$3 billion going-private transaction involving Giant Interactive Group Inc.*
Advising the special committee of Perfect World Co., Ltd., a NASDAQ-listed company, in the US$1 billion going-private transaction.*
Advising Joh. A. Benckiser Group in its proposed joint venture with Hillhouse Capital Group.*
Advising WhiteWave Foods Company in its joint venture with China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited.*
*Experience prior to joining White & Case.