Ms Zhou Rui has over 10 years’ practice experience in capital markets. She focuses on financing and listings, mergers and acquisitions, PE investment, bond offering and funds. Ms. Zhou Rui provides service across industries such as high-tech, internet, medical and health, new media, culture and education, big consumption, high-end manufacturing, artificial intelligence, new energy, new materials, energy saving, architectural engineering, environment protection, chemical, property management service and commercial real estate.
Ms Zhou Rui has led and participated in dozens of enterprises’ corporate restructuring, initial public offerings and listings on China’s domestic stock exchanges, initial public offerings and listings on NASDAQ, China Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and other stock exchanges. Ms. Zhou Rui has represented numerous enterprises in their PE financing, M&A and cross-border acquisition projects. And Ms. Zhou Rui has also advised for many well-known enterprises as the legal consultant, providing legal services related to the daily operation of the companies.
Ms. Zhou Rui has been recommended as Capital Markets Leading Lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2018/2019/2020, Capital Markets Leading Lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2020, Highly Recommended TMT Lawyer of 2019 by Legal 500, Highly Recommended Capital Market and TMT Lawyer of 2020 by Legal 500 and TMT Lawyer of the Year 2018 by China Law and Practice. The Foxconn Industrial Internet Co. Ltd A-share IPO that she provided services for was awarded the ALB Best Deal of the Year 2018, ALB Best TMT Deal of the Year 2018 and China Business Law Journal Annual Outstanding Deal in Chinese Market of the Year 2018.
Ms. Zhou Rui is currently the chair of the China Mergers & Acquisitions Association, Guangdong branch, expert of the Shenzhen SMEs Restructuring and Listings Expert Services Group and expert of Shenzhen Stock Exchange Training Center. Ms. Zhou Rui had served as the vice director of the Women Worker’s Committee of Guangdong Lawyers Association, vice director of Securities Professional Committee of Shenzhen Lawyers Association and vice director of International, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Professional Committee.
Ms. Zhou Rui also actively summarizes theoretical experiences while practicing constantly and has participated in the compilation and revision of books of capital market series, including Question and Answer on the Issuance and Listing of SMEs, Question and Answer on M&A and Reorganization of Listed Companies, and Handbook of Effective Board of Directors. Ms. Zhou Rui has also participated in compilation of Legal Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Founder's Handbook.
Ms. Zhou Rui joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2009. Before joining King & Wood Mallesons, Ms. Zhou Rui worked at V&T and Zhong Lun.
Ms. Zhou Rui graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School with an LL.M. degree and her LL.B degree from Sun Yat-sen University. She was admitted to practice in the PRC in 1999.
Ms. Zhou Rui 's working languages are Chinese and English.