Dentons expands its corporate practice in China with the lateral hire of Frank (Fengguo) Niu to the Beijing office as Partner.
Frank has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, and China outbound investment. Frank’s practice focuses on cross-border acquisitions and joint venture transactions in the energy, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. He previously worked as a Special Counsel at Baker & McKenzie in Beijing, as well as holding roles with two other international firms.
Commenting on the hire, Beijing Managing Partner, Sarah Zeng, said, “Frank’s extensive experience and excellent reputation are a major boost to our China outbound team and our China corporate practices in general.”
Asia Pacific Partner in Charge, Mitch Dudek, added, “Frank is extremely well known in the industry as the go-to-man for complex transactions in China and we are thrilled to have him on board. With both Sarah and Frank in Beijing, I am confident our firm will continue to see tremendous growth in the China market”