Dr. Hang Xu

Foreign Counsel

Düsseldorf, Munich

Dr. Hang Xu is a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Corporate practices groups and is based in our Düsseldorf office.

Hang has a broad experience in advising Chinese investors doing outbound investments in Europe. Furthermore, he focuses on advising German as well as European investments in China, both, by way of M&A transactions, of joint ventures and wholly foreign owned enterprises. He also has significant experience in advising clients during the post-merger/post-acquisition integration. Hang is heading, together with Dr. Wilhelm Nolting-Hauff, Orrick’s China Desk in Germany

Prior to joining Orrick, Hang worked at several major international law firms in Munich and Shanghai.

    • Advising a new materials industry fund co-managed by QFAT Investment and Integrity Capital Partners on the acquisition of COTESA GmbH, a leading German manufacturer of high quality carbon fiber composite parts for aviation and automotive engineering, and assisting in obtaining clearance under Germany’s new foreign trade legislation. Beijing headquartered Advanced Technology & Materials Co., Ltd, is an anchor investor of the fund and will assist COTESA in expanding its production and sales operations to the Chinese market.
    • Advising leading Chinese furniture producer KUKA Home on the acquisition of German best known luxury furniture producer Rolf Benz.
    • Advising a leading listed Shanghai-based home living company on the proposed acquisition of a renowned German bed manufacturer.
    • Advising a leading European kitchen manufacturer on establishment of a Sino-German joint venture.
    • Advising a leading Chinese listed industrial brake system manufacturer on the proposed acquisition of a leading German competitor.
    • Advising a Chinese listed biopharmaceutical company on the proposed public takeover of a German listed peer.