Todd Zhao

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Private Equity   | Capital Markets   | Mergers and Acquisitions   | Investment Funds   | Foreign Investment   | Outbound Investment   | Anti-trust and Competition   | Data Compliance
Professional Background
Mr. Zhao has rich experience in legal services in the field of investment, financing and M&A. He has represented many well-known investment institutions, large companies and startups, providing legal services for 2800+ investment and financing projects and assisting hundreds of companies in financing. Mr. Zhao's clients are all leading domestic and international first-tier funds and large companies, including Matrix Partners China, ByteDance,, SIG, Hillhouse Capital, Orchid Asia, Shunwei Capital, IDG Capital, Sequoia Capital, 5Y Capital, Sinovation Ventures, Vision Plus Capital, Source Code Capital, Zhuanzhuan, Xiaomi, Legend Capital, ZhenFund, Alwin Capital, Bohai Industrial Investment Fund Management Co., ltd, 360 Total Security, Starquest Capital and other funds and companies.
Before joining Yenlex Partners, Mr. Zhao worked at a well-known law firm and King & Wood Mallesons.
Representative Matters and Cases
  • Represented Patsnap in its USD 300 million Series E investment from Tencent, Softbank Vision Fund, Shunwei Capital, Sequoia Capital, Vertex Ventures and other investors
  • Represented Zhuanzhuan in the financing of USD 390 million and the acquisition of Zhaoliangji for RMB 2 billion
  • Represented 58 in its RMB 500 million investment in Daojiale
  • Represented 5Y Capital in the RMB 300 million Series B+ round of investment in Make Essence, a comprehensive personal care brand for male
  • Assisted Matrix Partners China to co-lead RMB 330 million Series B financing round in Triastek
  • Completed the Pre-IPO round of financing in Duiba Group on behalf of Orchid Asia and TPG with a total amount of USD 200 million
  • Assisted Sinovation Ventures to lead the financing of hundreds of millions of dollars in Z Vision Technology
  • Represented Wangbaobao to accept 300 million RMB Series C investment
  • Represented Uisee Technology in the financing of 600 million RMB
  • Represented Legend Capital in the USD 300 million of financing for FITURE, a home technology fitness brand
  • Assisted eRoad in accepting a Series C investment of hundreds of millions of RMB
  • Represented 58 to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Youxinpai
  • Landspace completed a multi-billion RMB financing round, assisting Matrix Partners China to co-lead the investment
  • Represented a famous fund in closing a Series C investment in a well-known machinery leasing company with the amount of hundreds of millions of dollars
  • Represented a well-known e-contracting company in a financing of hundreds of millions of dollars
  • Represented a well-known Internet medical management platform in closing a financing round of hundreds of millions of dollars
  • Represented a well-known Internet company in closing a multi-billion dollars investment in a well-known used car brokerage service provider
University of Essex, LL.M.
Jilin University, LL.B.
Professional Qualification
Admitted to practice in the PRC
Language Skills
Mandarin English
Worked together with Ning Zhang and Ying Xu to compile “China Contract Library: Series A Financing Agreements”, Law Press China, published in January 2018
Honors and Awards
Recommended in the Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment area by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia with high-ranking
Recommended as one of Top 15 Transaction Lawyers in China by Legalband