Ella Ge


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Yi “Ella” Ge is a counsel in O’Melveny’s Beijing office and a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. Prior to joining the firm, Ella worked for an international law firm in Beijing.


  • Mandarin Chinese


Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Duke University School of Law, LL.M.
  • University of International Business & Economics, LL.B. (with honors)

Professional Activities

Bar Exam

  • Passed PRC Bar Exam


  • China VAST Industrial Urban Development Company Limited and its major shareholder in the sale of approximately US$191 million of shares to China Jinmao Holdings Group Limited, and the issuance of 6% convertible bonds of US$123 million with a 36 month maturity date to China Jinmao
  • Pearson in its USD294 million acquisition of Global Education & Technology Group
  • Alpha & Omega Semiconductors in its USD26 million acquisition of a foundry located in the State of Oregon owned by Integrated Device Technology
  • Fastweb International Holdings, a Cayman company, in its merger into a subsidiary of 21Vianet Group Inc., a Cayman incorporated and US-listed company
  • a British publication company in its USD7 million equity transfer transaction to buy out two PRC founders
  • a California hi-tech company in its USD19 million equity transfer to a PRC company

Venture Capital:

  • a Cayman incorporated, China-based e-commerce company in its three rounds of preferred shares financing projects
  • a Cayman incorporated, China-based online ticket-booking company in its Series C and Series D preferred shares financing projects
  • a Cayman incorporated, China-based online ticket-booking company in its several bridge loan financing projects
  • a US-based fund in its preferred shares investment into YGChe, a China based second-hand automobile online sale platform