Lu Zhou

Lu Zhou

Partner, Beijing

Email lu.zhou@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +86 10 6582 9578

Fax +86 10 6582 9499

LanguagesEnglish, Chinese

Practice groupCorporate

Lu Zhou has extensive experience representing multinational corporations, corporate ventures, private equity fund clients, and bank institutions in complex cross-border transactions, including in bound and outbound mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, private equity, and venture capital matters. She has vast experience in advising clients in the TMT, life sciences, and education industries.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Lu worked as an associate at a New York law firm. She has also worked for The Honorable Michael Davis in the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota as a judicial extern. She has also clerked for the judges in the Board of Veterans' Appeals in Washington, D.C.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D. cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, Dean's List, 2005

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002

LL.B., Shandong University, 2000

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Related Knowledge

3D Printing

Representative experience

Advising JD.com on the proposed formation of an e-commerce and logistics joint venture in Indonesia.

Advising Unisplendour Corporation Limited on its acquisition of a US$3.8bn stake in Western Digital Corporation, a computer data storage company.

Advising Alstom on its €700m acquisition of GE’s Intelligent Transportation Solutions business.

Advising LabCorp on a joint venture with a PRC lab testing business.

Advising global insurance firm Starr Companies on its various pharmaceutical, medical clinic, and telemedicine investments.

Advising USANA Health Sciences, a U.S. listed company, on its acquisition of a nutritional supplements company.

Advising a U.S. listed medical device company on its expansion into Mainland China and Taiwan.

Advising Intel and Google on their multiple strategic investments in leading edge technology companies in Asia.

Advising Kingfisher PLC, a Fortune 500 company, on its RMB1.4bn sale of the controlling stake of its PRC home improvement retail business in China.

Advising a PRC state owned company on its acquisition of a UK-based in-wheel motor manufacturing company.

Advising a Cayman Islands company on its US$140m sale of its PRC English training business to a U.S. private equity fund.

Advising a U.S. company on its RMB840m acquisition of a PRC real estate company.

Advising a U.S. listed company on its RMB230m acquisition of a PRC bio-technology company.

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Publications

TMT China Brief - Summer/Fall 2016

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