Dr. Zhaoxia Chen

Dr. Zhaoxia Chen practices business law, with a special focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions between China and Germany. She has extensive experience advising both foreign companies investing in China and Chinese companies entering into the European market on M&A transactions and corporate and commercial issues.

Zhaoxia recently advised Pandox Group on various hotel transactions in Germany (including its acquisition of 18 hotels from the Leonardo Group for €400 million), and Goldman Sachs on its acquisition of K + K Hotels. She also advised the Chinese industrial family Liao on their acquisition of Hein Gericke, one of the top three motorcycle equipment retailers in Germany; a leading Chinese construction company on its bid for the water construction business of a leading European construction group; Dallah Al-Baraka Group on the sale of its minority stake in World Sport Group to the Chinese LeTV; various Chinese solar companies on their corporate and commercial matters as well as the sales of various solar parks; a Zhejiang-based machinery company on its bid for a listed, insolvent German machinery company as well as its foreign subsidiaries; a Shanghai-based automotive supplier on its bid for a business unit of a German automotive supplier; and a Hangzhou-based machinery tools company on its bid for an European machinery tools group. [1]