Du Honghui (Alan)


Areas of practice

Alan Du is specialized in foreign direct investment, M&A, fund formation, investment of insurance company assets, and tax.

Mr. Du has handled quite a few large projects, including M&A and joint venture projects in respect of insurance, money brokerage, ports, internet, resources, auto parts, logistics and consumption products and other industries, and the formation of RMB funds in various forms.  He has handled the largest private equity transaction of China in a recent year, which was later awarded the prize of “Private Equity Deal of The Year” by a reputable law magazine. Mr. Du has the experience of representing both overseas investors and Chinese joint venture partners or target companies in M&A transactions. Mr. Du also serves as the external legal counsel for a number of international companies and large domestic companies in respect of their daily legal matters. In addition, Mr. Du has sufficient experience in advising tax matters. 

In 2016, Mr. Du has been ranked as a “Leading Individual” by Chambers Asia Pacific Guide.

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Work experience

Mr. Du joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2003. Mr. Du worked with a commercial bank and two law firms before joining King & Wood Mallesons. He worked with the funds formation team of SJ Berwin London Office on secondment in 2008.

Mr. Du obtained his LL.B. degree from Fudan University and his master degree in Law and Accounting from London School of Economics & Political Science. Mr. Du is proficient in Chinese and English.


Legal insights

Our first Asia edition of Private Equity Comment looks at the "New Rules" facilitating investment by international funds into China.

28 September 2016

QDII2 offers an unprecedented channel for Chinese investors to invest offshore and closely follows reforms easing restrictions on foreign investment.

26 October 2015

Chinese insurance companies will now be permitted to establish Chinese private equity funds, providing potential opportunities for European managers and investors.

22 October 2015

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