About Mengchao

Mengchao’s practice focuses on initial public offerings and other equity capital markets transactions on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, pre-IPO investments, public takeovers and listing rules and securities regulations compliance.

Prior to joining Cooley, Mengchao has worked at the Beijing office of another leading international law firm.

Mengchao is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English. 

Representative Matters:


  • Represented CICC, Citigroup and China Renaissance as joint sponsors on the US$285 million Huitongda Network Co., Ltd’s Hong Kong IPO
  • Represented Asymchem in its $818 million Hong Kong IPO (the largest healthcare Hong Kong IPO in 2021)
  • Represented CR Pharmaceutical Holding in its $1.8 billion Hong Kong IPO (the second largest Hong Kong IPO in 2016)
  • Represented China Energy Engineering Group Co., Ltd. in its US$1.8 billion Hong Kong IPO
  • Represented NONGFU SPRING in its US$1.08 billion Hong Kong IPO (largest subscribed Hong Kong IPO to date)
  • Represented Huazhu Group in its US$783 million Hong Kong IPO 
  • Represented Ganfeng Lithium in its US$424 million Hong Kong IPO 
  • Represented Jinshang Bank in its US$420 million Hong Kong IPO
  • Represented Weihai City Commercial Bank in its US$365.3 million Hong Kong IPO 
  • Represented Yichang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical in its US$173.0 million Hong Kong IPO 
  • Represented CMGE Technology Group in its US$149 million Hong Kong IPO


  • PetroChina Company Limited (Stock Code: 857)
  • CITIC Limited (Stock Code: 267)
  • Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy (Stock Code: 579)
  • MicroPort Scientific Corporation (Stock Code: 853)

Other capital market related business

  • Represented China Feihe Limited in completing its conditional general offer to Original Livestock (HK$3.0 billion)
  • Represented SHENGJING Bank in the completion of its wash sale waiver transaction to Evergrande Group (HK$2.3 billion)
  • Represented PetroChina in its major transaction to sell its pipeline assets to participate in the restructuring of China's pipeline network (RMB268.7 billion)
  • Represented Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy in the completion of its directed issue of domestic shares and H shares (HK$450 million)


New York University School of Law

China University of Political Science and Law
Master of Law

China University of Political Science and Law