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Skadden’s Gao leads Jumei International through $400M U.S. IPO

Gao has advised on the IPOs and New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ listings of nearly 40 China-based companies in a variety of industries

Z. Julie Gao

Like dozens of other Chinese companies looking to go public in the United States, Jumei International Holding Ltd. has turned to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Partner Z. Julie Gao to guide it through the process.

Gao, based in Skadden’s Hong Kong office, is listed as lead underwriter counsel for the China-based marketer of beauty product’s $400 million IPO.

According to Skadden, in recent years Gao has advised on the IPOs and New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ listings of nearly 40 China-based companies in a variety of industries. Her practice also encompasses mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and dispositions, public company representations and other general corporate matters. She has represented a diverse group of clients, including companies, investment banks, private equity funds and high-net-worth individuals.

Gao, who is admitted to practice in California, has a J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. from the University of Alabama and an LL.B. from Peking University. 

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Amy I. Stickel

Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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