Vivian Liu

Partner at DLA Piper

Vivian Liu

Vivian Liu

Partner at DLA Piper

Biography

Vivian Liu advises primarily on corporate M&A and listing compliance, initial public offerings and corporate governance matters of Chinese state-owned and red chip public companies.

Vivian provides annual legal advisory services to a number of public companies, including Bank of Communications Co., Ltd., China Shenhua Energy Company Limited, Sinopharm Group Co., Ltd., Air China Limited and China Coal Energy Company Limited.
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Corporate

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Energy
Financial Services
Life Sciences

Languages Spoken
Chinese (Mandarin) English
Experience

Advising Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) on its record-breaking US$21.9 billion flotation. This IPO was the world's largest to date. ICBC was also the first company to list simultaneously on both the Shanghai and the Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. The deal also sets a number of other records in Hong Kong, including the greatest number of applications from retail investors
Advising China Construction Bank Corporation (CCB) in relation to the reorganisation and HK$71.5 billion (US$9.2 billion) H Share listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the largest IPO worldwide in the preceding four years and the largest ever in Hong Kong at the date of listing. The transaction was also innovative as all the shares are tradable, including those that are state owned. With this listing CCB became the third largest bank in Asia by market capitalisation
Advising UBS Investment Bank and Bank of China as joint global underwriters on the HK$4.8 billion offering of shares of China National Materials Company Limited, a leading provider of cement equipment and engineering services in the world and a leading producer of non-metal materials in the PRC, in a Hong Kong IPO and a Rule 144A / Regulation S international offering
Advising JPMorgan Chase & Co. and UBS Investment Bank as joint global underwriters on the HK$3.168 billion offering of shares of Xtep International Holdings Limited, a leading fashion sportswear enterprise in the PRC, in a Hong Kong IPO and a Rule 144A / Regulation S international offering
Advising Sinopharm Group Co., Ltd. on its HK$4 billion sale of new shares by way of private placement. This was the fourth largest equity capital-raising in Asia in 2013
Advising Tong Ren Tang Technologies Co. Ltd on its approximately HK$1.2 billion sale of new shares by way of private placement
Advising Tong Ren Tang Technologies Co. Ltd on its transfer of listing from GEM to Main Board on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Advising Mr. Guo Deying, the former single largest shareholder of Coolpad Group Limited, on disposal of 11% of shares in Coolpad Group Limited indirectly controlled by Mr. Guo Deying to Leview Mobile HK Limited, a company indirectly controlled by Mr. Jia Yueting, with a total consideration of approximately HK$1,048 million. We also advised Coolpad Group Limited on the compliance matters under the Hong Kong Listing Rules and the Takeovers Code. Coolpad Group Limited is a Hong Kong listed company engaging in developing wireless telecommunications technological know-how and providing integrated solutions for smartphone sets, mobile data platform system, and value-added business operations
Advising Hunan Nonferrous Metals Corporation Limited on Hong Kong law with respect to the general offer, privatisation and merger by absorption made by China Minmetals Corporation in the amount of approximately HK$ 6.362 billion

Credentials
Prior Experience
Prior to joining DLA Piper, Vivian worked for an leading international law firm and the largest information and technology corporation in the world.
Education

China University of Political Science and Law, Masters. 2003

Corporate Responsibility
Ambassador for DLA Piper's focus on Violence Against Women in the PRC.
News

DLA Piper announces partnership promotions for 2017
2 MAY 2017

DLA Piper is proud to announce that 46 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership. The promotions are effective as of 1 January 2017 in the United States and 1 May 2017 for EMEA and Asia Pacific. The promotions were made across many of the firm's practice areas in 28 different offices throughout 13 countries.

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Managing Partner at DLA Piper

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Managing Partner, New York Office at DLA Piper

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Managing Partner (Americas) at DLA Piper

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Co-Chairman, Americas at DLA Piper

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Global Co-Chairman at DLA Piper

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Southeast US Managing Partner at DLA Piper

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Managing Partner-Northern California at DLA Piper

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Co-Chairman, Real Estate Capital Markets Group at DLA Piper

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Education
Master's Degree
Class of 2003

China University of Political Science and Law is a school in Beijing.

Career History
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DLA Piper provides legal services covering a broad range practice areas. It was created in 2005 by the merger of DLA, Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary, followed by growth in the CIS, Germany, Spain, Asia, the Middle East and US markets. Core practices include Litigation and Arbitration, Corporate and Finance, Real Estate and Real Estate Capital Markets, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Intellectual Property and Technology, Employment and Tax

Transactions
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China National Building Material Co., Ltd. purchases China National Materials Co., Ltd.

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