Wuzheng Sun

Wuzheng Sun

Senior Associate

Email wuzheng.sun@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +86 21 6138 1623

Fax +86 21 6122 3899

LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin

Practice groupCorporate

Wuzheng Sun is the deal person in our Shanghai office and has vast experience in China related legal affairs.

He represents clients in corporate and commercial matters, with a focus on public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, employment, and regulations, and advises international companies on all aspects of Chinese laws in various industries with regard to their strategy and business in China.

Education and admissions


LL.M., Northwestern University School of Law, 2016

J.M., Fudan University Law School, 2008

B.A., Tongji University, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications

People's Republic of China

New York

Representative experience

Advised Merck & Co. on its acquisition of a Chinese biotech company.

Advised Walmart on its US$16bn acquisition of an India-based retailer, being the largest e-commerce deal in history.

Advised Ekornes on its US$635m public sale to QuMei Furniture.

Advised UBS on its private equity investment in a Chinese tech company.

Represented Tate & Lyle in selling its equity interests in a joint venture to local partner.

Represented Office Depot in selling its China business to a Chinese listed company.

Advised a U.S. chemical conglomerate on its joint venture project in China.

Advised a German air cleaning system manufacturing group on its global restructuring.

Advised Intel on a series of private equity investments.

Advised a U.S. alloy manufacturer on its sale of China business to another U.S. corporation.

Advised a U.S. bioscience company on setting up a joint venture with a Chinese partner.

Advised a U.S. furnishing company on forming a Chinese joint venture.

Advised a Chinese listed company on its offshore post-acquisition restructuring.

Advised a Hong Kong media company on its offshore and onshore corporate restructuring roll-up.

Advised a famous French syrup manufacturer on its joint venture structuring with a Chinese partner in Hong Kong and the subsequent foreign direct investment in China. *

Advised Essilor on multiple acquisition transactions of lens and glasses manufacturers and traders in China *

Advised Eramet on its strategic acquisition of a state-owned high-speed steel manufacturing company. *

Advised a Hong Kong high-end jewelry brand on the sale of its business to Kering (formerly known as PPR Group) and its post-transaction offshore restructuring. *

Advised a French luxury fashion brand on its crisis management and business restructuring following a breakup with its Chinese partner. *

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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