Charlie Zhu is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, based in Shanghai.
His experience includes advising on corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, as well as general corporate advisory, for private or listed companies, state-owned enterprises, and private equity firms in a wide range of industries.
Saudi Aramco on its heads of agreement with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) to build a refinery and petrochemical project in Gulei in China's southeastern Fujian Province. The greenfield project comprises a 16 million metric tonne per year (320,000 barrels per day) refining and petrochemical facility with a 1.5 million metric tonne per year ethylene unit. The project is expected to commence commercial operations in 2025.
GVS S.p.A., a leading provider of advanced blood filtration solutions, on the acquisition through its fully owned subsidiary GVS Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., of the entire share capital in Shanghai Transfusion Technology Co., Ltd. (STT), a Shanghai-headquartered company active in the production and sale of blood transfusion-related products, from a company controlled by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd.
Minerva SA, one of the leaders in the production and sale of fresh beef and its by-products, live cattle exports, and beef processing in South America, on the establishment of joint venture with Greenland Global Commodity Trading Hub (G-Hub), the service platform for imported commodities of Greenland Holdings, a Chinese state-owned real estate developer.
A world-leading manufacturer of fiber-based products, on its acquisition of a majority stake in a Chinese decor paper producer and the establishment of a joint venture in China.