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Lu Zhou


Lu Zhou
English, Chinese
Practice Group

Lu Zhou regularly advises private equity fund clients or bank institutions on the structure of the investment deals and assisting the portfolio companies of the fund clients in a variety of transactions, including recapitalisation, restructure of group companies, spin-offs and institutional and bank financing. 

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

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 Delare company in computer data storage business.

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

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

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

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

Advising a U.S. fund in its RMB357m acquisition of a minority shareholding in a PRC medicine production company in such company's pre-IPO round financing.

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

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

Education and admissions


  • J.D. cum laude, Dean's List, University of Minnesota Law School, 2005
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
  • LL.B., Shandong University, 2000

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Events

Going Global

Tokyo: 16 November 2017 at 09:30 - 18:00 ; Osaka: 13 November 2017 9:30 - 18:00

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