Louise Deng advises private equity and corporate clients in Asia and globally on both buy-side and sell-side transactions.

Ms. Deng regularly advises clients across a range of industries on corporate transactions including:

  • Buyouts
  • Minority investments
  • Joint ventures
  • Carve-outs
  • PIPEs
  • Privatizations

Drawing on strong bilingual communication skills, and an in-house perspective gained from her secondment at a corporate venture capital team of a leading Chinese technology company, Ms. Deng brings clients a sophisticated understanding of the deal market in China and Asia-Pacific.

Ms. Deng’s recent representations include advising:

  • Tencent on its investments in Greater China, Asia, Europe, and the United States across various industry sectors, including SaaS, gaming, hotel chain, fintech, online audio book, video streaming, and automobile trading
  • A major Chinese technology company, as a significant investor in both MX Media and ShareChat, on the sale of MX TakaTak and the merger of the short video apps Moj and MX TakaTak to create India’s largest short video platform
  • The buyer consortium led by a major Chinese technology company (“the company”) and Hammer Capital on the privatization of Bitauto Holdings Limited, and the company as a joint offeror on the consequential mandatory general offer for Yixin Group Limited, Bitauto’s Hong Kong-listed subsidiary
  • A Japanese corporation as lead investor in the micro-mobility spin-off from a leading Chinese smart transportation platform
  • A Japanese technology investor on its follow-on investment in Bytedance
  • Hillhouse Real Estate on its proposed investment in a Chinese data center operator
  • An American investment management firm on its proposed investment in a Chinese logistics real estate fund
  • An American technology company on its investment in a Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle company
  • NEA on its investment in, and disposal of its investment in, Chinese technology companies
  • Ascential on its acquisitions of Chinese digital advertising and data harvesting companies
  • Genesis Medtech on its acquisition of a Japanese medical devices developer
  • A biotechnology engineering firm on its acquisitions of, joint ventures with, and investments in various Chinese medical device manufacturers and investment fund
  • Amgen on its investment in and strategic alliance with Beigene
  • Juno Therapeutics (a Bristol Myers Squibb company) on its joint venture with WuXi AppTech to develop cell-based cancer immunotherapies in China
  • DaVita on its proposed acquisition of a Chinese dialysis chain
  • Intuitive Surgical on the acquisition of its Chinese surgical robot distributor
  • Mattel on its joint ventures with Fosun and Babytree to develop learning and play clubs
  • Nature’s Sunshine on its joint venture with and PIPE investment by Fosun
  • Mozido on its acquisition of PayEase, a mobile payment company in China
  • Accel Partners on its investment in DJI
  • Spansion on its acquisition of a Chinese semiconductor research and development company and its acquisition of the analog semiconductor and microcontroller business from Fujitsu
  • F.C. Internazionale Milano on its sale of a controlling interest to Suning
  • A global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of branded home improvement and building products on its acquisition of multiple retail stores in China
  • A123 Systems on its sale to Wanxiang Group Corporation

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, Beijing Institute of Technology

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English