Ethan Yuxin Chen 陳宇新
Kirkland & Ellis 凱易律師事務所
Ethan Chen, a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and a Partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP (U.S.), focuses his practice on capital markets and other corporate matters.
He often represents Greater China-based issuers and underwriters in IPOs (including SPACs) in the United States and Hong Kong, other U.S. registered equity and debt offerings and Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings.
He has extensive experience in the consumer and TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) spaces, and other sectors.
Ethan is smart, sharp and well-respected, keeping abreast of rule and regulation changes in capital markets. Whether it's about PRC regulatory compliance for companies seeking overseas listings, the impact of potential sanctions against Chinese companies, or fast-developing SPAC related legal and accounting issues - Ethan is the go-to person.
At the China University of Political Science, he was a top 1% student. He then earned a Master of Common Law from the University of Hong Kong, and a Master in Laws, the latter from Harvard Law School.
In the past year Ethan’s successfully led a team to complete transactions including:
Representing Noah Holdings Limited on its secondary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
Representing Rise Education achieve a reverse-takeover merger with Naas Technology Inc., a Chinese electric vehicle charging provider;
Representing Bullish to go public on the NYSE through merging with Far Peak Acquisition Corporation;.
Representing Softbank for three SPACs in their respective IPOs raising approximately US$1.2 billion.
Clients and colleagues describe him as easy to work with, knowledgeable, and client-centric. He develops junior associates and mentors team members in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Ethan Chen（陳宇新），香港註冊外地律師，Kirkland & Ellis LLP（美國）合夥人，專注於資本市場和其他公司事務。
Ethan 聰明、敏銳、受人尊敬。他緊跟資本市場的規則和監管變化，無論是尋求海外上市的公司的中國監管合規，對中國公司的潛在制裁的影響，还是不断发展的SPAC衍生的法律和会计问题，Ethan 都是客戶的首選人。
在過去的一年裡，Ethan成功帶領一個團隊完成了交易，包括：代表Noah Holdings Limited在香港联交所的二次上市，助力Rise Education與中國電動汽車充電供應商納斯科技（Naas Technology Inc.）實現反向收購合併；代表 Bullish 通過與 Far Peak Acquisition Corporation 合併拟在紐約證券交易所上市；代表軟銀在三家SPAC各自的IPO中融資約12億美元。