ABOUT Raymond Tan

Fund Formation, Corporate Financing and Cross-border M&A

Raymond Tan is a PRC-admitted lawyer. He has represented clients such as private equity funds, Fortune 500 companies, investment banks in corporate financing, cross-border M&A, JV projects and other international commercial transactions. He also advises clients on corporate restructurings, fund formation and other commercial matters. Before joining Shanghai Young-Ben Law Firm as a Partner, Raymond was a senior lawyer in the Shanghai office of Zhong Lun Law Firm, where he worked for more than 5 years. Prior to that, Raymond worked with Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton in Shanghai, specializing in venture capital and FDI.

With his practice area covering fund formation, PE/VC, M&A and FDI, Raymond has represented a wide range of clients including those in banking and financial services, education, media, manufacturing, software, technology, real estate and healthcare sectors on a variety of projects. Representative clients he has worked for include Warburg Pincus, Infinity Capital, GIC, OCBC, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Family Mart, Marubeni and Lincoln Electric. In addition, Raymond has also helped various privately-owned companies to set up VIE structure, which are engaged in business of art-work, e-commerce, educational consulting, and so forth.

Selected Deals

  • Represented Korean cosmetic firm Nature & Nature in its Shanghai JV project with Fosun;
  • Represented ZhongAn P&O Insurance in its Shanghai JV project with Colgate;
  • Represented R. H. Shepard, a U.S. steering gear firm, in its Hubei JV project with a local automobile company;
  • Represented Car Delivery Network, Ltd., a U.K. logistics software company, in its Shanghai JV project;
  • Represented Shanghai Junlun Bio-tech in its JV project with a U.S. technology company;
  • Represented a U.S. manufacturer in its Qingdao JV project;
  • Represented TIG, a U.S. cloud calculation company, in its Shanghai JV
  • project;
  • Represented ICBC in its PE investment in a Nanjing supply chain company, converting such company into Sino-Foreign Joint Venture company;
  • Represented ZhongAn P&O Insurance in its A-round PE financing, whereby ZhongAn was converted into a Sino-Foreign Joint Venture company limited by shares;
  • Represented a local IC manufacturer in its A-round PE financing, which was a Sino-Foreign Joint Venture limited liability company;
  • Represented GLC in its trade-sale deal regarding certain B-shares of listed Sino-Foreign Joint Venture company “Shen Jidi B”(Stock Code: 200053);
  • Represented Starwood for merger control filing matters in relation to the restructuring of its PRC businesses;
  • Represented FamilyMart in the restructuring of its PRC WFOE and JV subsidiaries;
  • Represented a German medical device manufacturer in the patent dispute with its Dalian JV and the potential liquidation matters.


  • PRC Bar
  • Member of Fund panel under Shanghai Bar Association


  • Juris Master,Fudan Law School,2008; B.A.,Fudan University,2004