Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
Ning Zhang primarily advises international clients on their investments in Germany. She is widely experienced in advising Chinese companies on their M&A transactions in Germany as well as other European countries and acted on a number of IPOs on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. She also specialises in public takeovers and provides comprehensive day-to-day advice to German listed companies.
Ning joined CMS in 2008 and has been a counsel since 2017. Prior to that, she worked for two other international law firms. Ning grew up in China and studied law in Germany where she is admitted as a qualified German lawyer. She is the Co-Head of the CMS China Desk.
Advising Chinese start-up company Jiangxi AIWAYS Entity Co., Ltd. on its joint venture to develop electric sports cars with the sports car manufacturer Roland Gumpert
Advising Chinese water pump manufacturer Shimge on the acquisition of the WITA Group in Germany and Poland
Advising Chinese infrastructure group China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) on the acquisition of a group of engineering services providers in Germany and Switzerland
Advising the Chinese Powerway Group on the acquisition of Berkenhoff GmbH
Advising Joyou on the takeover by Grohe
Advising Powerland Group on its IPO in the Prime Standard at Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Advising Firstextile Group on its IPO in the Prime Standard at Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Second state examination in law
Trainee lawyer at Darmstadt Regional Court
First state examination in law, Ruhr-University Bochum
Studies of law at Ruhr-University Bochum
Studies of German language and literature at Beijing International Studies University
Chinese European Legal Association e.V.
Young Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC)
German-Chinese Lawyers‘ Association e.V.
„New directives to encourage the use of renewable energies in Germany“ in: Chinese New Energy, booklet 3/2009
„The Renewable Energies Heat Act in Germany“ in: www.newenergy.com.cn
Chinese Translation of “How much is the listing fee and what are the additional cost pre and after the IPO on Deutsche Börse?”, Chinese Security Daily 2007
Chinese Translation of “How does the process of an IPO on the Deutsche Börse look like and how long does it take?”, Chinese Security Daily 2007
Chinese Translation of “What are the ongoing requirements after the IPO?”, Chinese Security Daily 2007
"Public tender offer in Germany", Chinese Enterprises Association Frankfurt, July 2015
"Settlement of international disputes with respect to China", China Symposium, Chamber of Lawyers, March 2012
"Legal issues in M&A transactions in Germany", Chinese Machinery Association, Beijing April 2011