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Alan Wang


Financial services | Industrials | Mergers and acquisitions | Mining and metals | Private capital |

Alan Wang services a diverse clientele of foreign corporates from a variety of sectors, including financial services, media and electronics. He offers extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional M&A and private equity transactions, as well as joint ventures.

Chambers Greater China Region, 2023

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About Alan Wang

Alan is a partner in our Global Transactions group. He is based in our Shanghai and Beijing offices.

Alan has over 20 years of experience advising on cross-border M&A, joint venture, private equity and corporate restructuring in China.

Alan is known for delivering ground-breaking FDI transactions for multinational clients across industrials, consumer, healthcare, energy, TMT and financial sectors.

Alan is also the go-to advisor for China outbound transactions, having led on some of the largest, most complex and high-profile transactions, particularly in Europe and “Belt & Road” countries.

Alan speaks Mandarin and English.

Recent work

  • Advising Volkswagen on various strategic projects in China, including (1) its €2.4bn investment in, and the formation of a joint venture with, Horizon Robotics in China and (2) its €1bn investment in China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Holdings, parent company for the A share listed JAC Motors, and JAC Volkswagen Automotive.
  • Advising Carnival Corporation on its joint venture and cooperation with China State Shipbuilding Corporation.
  • Advising Allianz on various strategic projects in China, including the establishment and commencement of operations of China’s first fully foreign-owned insurance holding company.
  • Advising AB Inbev / Budweiser Brewing Company APAC on a number of critical M&A transactions in the Chinese brewery sector.
  • Advising an international automotive company on its minority investment in a new energy vehicle company in China.
  • Advising China Merchants Capital and a Chinese state-owned investor on their participation in the BlackRock-led US$15.5bn consortium investment in Aramco Gas Pipelines Company.
  • Advising Midea on its US$5bn public takeover of Kuka AG.
  • Advising a consortium of Chinese investors on its €1.4bn acquisition of Urbaser, a leading Spanish waste management group.
  • Advising Orient Hontai Capital on its €1bn acquisition of a controlling stake in Imagina, a Spanish sports media group.
  • Advising a leading Chinese EV battery manufacturer on its various investments, M&A and collaboration projects in Southeast Asia, including the acquisition of a minority stake in an Indonesian metal and mineral mining holding company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange.
  • Advising Shenzhen Mindray on its acquisition of Hytest Invest Oy headquartered in Finland from Summa Capital.



  • The Australian National University (bachelor degrees with honours in both law and economics)
  • Harvard Law School (LLM)

Professional qualifications

  • The State of New York
  • The State of New South Wales