On the evening of May 18, 2023, Asian Legal Business (ALB) unveiled the winners of the 20th ALB China Law Awards at its grand 2023 awards ceremony held in Beijing. Han Kun won three awards, owing to the firm's outstanding practices and market prestige.
Private Equity Law Firm of the Year - China
Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
Equity Market Deal of the Year - Premium - NIO Inc.'s listing on Hong Kong and Singapore Stock Exchanges
Han Kun is highly experienced in the field of private equity and has provided professional legal services to many funds and corporate clients. The firm advises on a vast number of investment and financing deals every year and has represented domestic and overseas clients in their establishment of and investments in many PE funds. Han Kun is rated as a top PRC law firm for private equity by authoritative global legal directories, which recognize the firm's well-established strength in private equity and investment funds.
Han Kun has also long been broadly recognized for holding a leading role in the TMT sector. The firm has participated in numerous high-profile TMT deals and has become trusted counsel to highly regarded technology companies in their IPOs, M&A transactions, and corporate matters such as intellectual property, antitrust, data protection, and compliance.
Han Kun is also known as a specialist legal advisor in capital markets and has extensive experience in representing issuers and underwriters in capital market transactions. The firm has been acting as trusted counsel to China's new economy enterprises and underwriters in their IPOs, new share offerings, and bond issuances in both onshore and offshore capital markets and has won accolades from clients across industries both at home and abroad.
The ALB China Law Awards aim to pay tribute to the outstanding performance of leading law firms and in-house legal teams, as well as the top deals and dealmakers over the preceding year. Inaugurated 20 years ago, it has become one of the most influential events in China's legal community. The final list of winners of the 2023 awards, determined by an independent panel and covering a wide range of legal practices, demonstrate the professional standards and performance levels of top-notch law firms and in-house legal teams in China.