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No. 2 Jianguomenwai Ave.
Chao Yang District
Beijing 100022
People's Republic of China
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Ke Geng

Partner


Ke Geng is a partner in O’Melveny’s Beijing office and a member of the Capital Markets Practice within the Transactions Department. Ke’s experience includes advising Chinese companies on corporate finance, M&A transactions and other general corporate matters for clients spanning a wide variety of industries.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Ke practiced at another large international law firm.

Illustrative Professional Experience

Offshore public offerings:

  • Represented Hengxing Gold (2303:HK) in its HK$330.4 million (approximately US$47 million) IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Represented Phoenix Healthcare (01515.HK) in its US$220 million IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Represented Leju Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: LEJU) in its US$110 million IPO and listing on the NYSE
  • Represented Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs as joint bookrunners in US$138 million IPO of Tarena Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:TEDU) on the NASDAQ Global Market
  • Represented Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Citigroup as lead underwriters on the US$215 million US IPO of 58.com (NYSE: WUBA)
  • Represented Montage (NASDAQ: MONT) in its US$70 million IPO and listing on NASDAQ
  • Represented China Polymetallic Mining Limited (2133.HK) in its US$1.82 billion IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Represented a leading Chinese Internet television company in its US$233 million IPO and listing on the NYSE
  • Represented a leading Chinese social network website in its US$743 million IPO and listing on the NYSE
  • Represented one of the largest contract research organizations in China in its US$87 million IPO and listing on the NYSE
  • Represented a provider of real estate information and consulting services in its US$248 million IPO and listing on NASDAQ
  • Represented a leading Fujian-based property developer in its US$210 million IPO and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Represented the underwriters of a US$212 million IPO and listing on the NYSE of a leading contract research organization in China
  • Represented a major Chinese bank in its US$5.4 billion IPO and listing on Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Represented a major Chinese bank in its US$9.2 billion IPO and listing on Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Represented a biopharmaceutical company in its IPO and listing on NASDAQ
  • Represented the underwriters in the IPO of a New York-based real estate investment company
  • Represented a real estate finance group in its IPO and subsequent debt offering
  • Represented the underwriters in the 144A/Regulation S offering of a New York-based specialty finance company that invests in real estate-related securities and other asset classes

Mergers & Acquisitions and Cross-border Corporate Finance:

  • Represented Jiangsu Phoenix Education Publishing Co., Ltd. in its US$80 million acquisition of the assets relating to the children’s book business of Publication International Ltd. (PIL) and PIL’s subsidiaries
  • Represented special committee of ShangPharma (NYSE: SHP) in evaluating going private bid from TPG and company’s chairman
  • Represented special committee of Feihe (NYSE: ADY) in evaluating going private bid from MSPEA and company’s chairman
  • Represented China Real Estate Information Corporation (NASDAQ: CRIC) in evaluating going private bid
  • Represented two private equity firms leading a consortium in a US$600 million pre-IPO investment
  • Represented a large private equity firm in its investment in a Chinese bank as part of a consortium led by a European bank
  • Represented a major automaker in a US$62 billion sale
  • Represented a Chinese bank in a strategic investment
  • Represented a China-based energy and chemical company in its zero coupon convertible bond offering
  • Represented a US bank in its sale of a secured loan portfolio

Professional Activities

Author, “Should China Provide Intellectual Property Protection for Genetically Modified Animals?” Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business (Winter 2003)
Languages, English; Mandarin Chinese

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2003

New York University, Ph.D. (Biochemistry), 2001

Peking University, B.S., 1994


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