Key areas of expertise:
• Capital Markets
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• China practice
• Private equity funds
• Banking and finance
• LL.B., People's University of China
• LL.M., Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
• C.P.E., Leeds Polytechnic, UK
• P.C.LL., University of Hong Kong
• Hong Kong
• England and Wales (UK)
Mr. Wang obtained his LLB from Renmin University of China in 1983 and LLM from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1986. After graduation, Mr. Wang practiced for two years in Beijing before he moved to London to work as a Chinese legal consultant in an English firm. In 1991, Mr. Wang moved to Hong Kong and passed the PCLL examination in 1992, becoming the first PRC lawyer to qualify to practice law in Hong Kong.
In 1992, Mr. Wang joined The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) as a member of its legal expert group for the preparation of the H share listings of PRC companies on the SEHK.
Mr. Wang joined Richards Butler, a British law firm in 1993 as a solicitor, and specialized mainly in IPO work as well as Red Chip and H share listings on the HKSE.
In 1996, Mr. Wang became an investment banker and joined Peregrine Capital Ltd. as an associate director. In 1997, he joined ING Barings as a director and was predominantly in charge of the PRC related M&A and IPOs in ING Barings.
In 2001, Mr. Wang left the investment banking business to return to legal practice and established X.J.Wang & Co, which was associated with JunHe in 2006. Since then Mr. Wang has been a partner of JunHe until he retired from JunHe in 2019.
Mr. Wang specializes in capital markets and mergers & acquisitions, he was named by AsiaLaw as a Leading Lawyer in Capital Markets & Corporate Finance in the years 2008 - 2010 and 2012 - 2020 and is awarded Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Capital Markets, Corporate, and M&A.