Ella Ge

Associate

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Yi “Ella” Ge is an associate 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.

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

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

Professional Activities

Bar Exam

  • Passed PRC Bar Exam

M&A

  • Represented Pearson in its USD294 million acquisition of Global Education & Technology Group
  • Represented Alpha & Omega Semiconductors in its USD26 million acquisition of a foundry located in the State of Oregon owned by Integrated Device Technology
  • Participated in the merger of Fastweb International Holdings, a Cayman company, into a subsidiary of 21Vianet Group Inc., a Cayman incorporated and US-listed company
  • Represented a British publication company in its USD7 million equity transfer transaction to buy out two PRC founders
  • Represented a California hi-tech company in its USD19 million equity transfer to a PRC company

Venture Capital:

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

Capital Markets:

  • Participated in the privatization of Pansoft Company Limited

Real Estate Financing:

  • Represented Greentown Real Estate in its RMB1.5 billion real estate mezzanine financing project with Ping An Trust
  • Represented Greentown Real Estate in its real estate mezzanine financing project with China Zhongtou Trust
  • Represented Hangzhou Industrial & Commercial Trust in its several real estate investment projects

Private Equity:

  • Represented Greentown Real Estate in its real estate private equity fund formation raising RMB4 billion
  • Represented Hengyi Petrochemical in its RMB304 million private equity transaction with CDH Investments
  • Represented Hangzhou Industrial & Commercial Trust in its private equity investment together with Sanchuan Holdings, Asia Development Bank and International Finance Corporation in a hydro-power company