Steven Xia

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Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Steven Xia

Steven Xia

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Biography

Steven Xia is a corporate lawyer based in Shanghai.

Steven has experience in corporate matters, covering foreign direct investment, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital and acquisitions with particular focus in the technology, media and telecom (TMT) sectors. Steven has also advised clients on a broad spectrum of regulatory and compliance matters/projects.

Prior to joining us in 2021, Steven worked for four years on corporate matters with two PRC local law firms.


Professional experience

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  • Fudan University – Bachelor of Law
  • New York University – LL.M.
  • Lawyer, qualified in People's Republic of China 2017
  • New York State Bar 2020

Advising:

  • A Germany group - on its acquisition of two Chinese companies in food industry*
  • A British company - on its proposed acquisition of two Chinese inspection companies*
  • Sequoia Capital - on its preference shares investment in several TMT companies in China*
  • A global leading chemical distribution company - on its direct investment in China, totalling approximately RMB1bn*
  • Alibaba Group - on its acquisition of several Chinese companies in healthcare and e-commerce industry*
  • China Internet Investment Fund - on its preference shares investment in a Chinese software company*
  • CDH Investments - on its acquisition and preference shares investment in several Chinese companies in e-commerce, logistics and sharing economy industries*
  • Shanghai IC Industry Investment Fund - on its proposed acquisition of a MEMS company in China*
  • Summitview Capital - on its acquisition and preference shares investment in several IC companies*

* previous firm experience

  • Chinese
  • English