Finance Monthly M&A Awards Winners Edition

FINANCE MONTHLY M&A AWARDS 2020 97 He founded Leaf to assist foreign companies to successfully penetrate the Chinese market and complete their projects, and to be a bridge between Europe and Asia. FIRM PROFILE LEAFwas founded in 2012 by a teamof European lawyers, including Bruno Grangier. Our team is composed of talented Chinese and European lawyers and specializes in transactions in China. Leaf has been recognized one of the leading foreign firm in China thanks to its high achievements in M&A deals. Highly qualified talents ensure a steady follow-up throughout the Mergers & Acquisitions process which represents the core of Leaf’s activities. Our Bi-cultural team also have a highly recommended expertise in Private Equity. We assist founders and investors to structure their fund raising and financing operations (debt or equity) in Asian based start-ups. Leaf has developed innovative solutions including a comprehensive cyber security and data breach offering. In alliance with a data intelligence company providing a team of cyber expert and forensic specialist and network specialist, the firm has created a team providing tech and legal services. Leaf’s experience allows its team to fully understand the legal implications of doing business in China. It is in a position to help evaluate risk level and propose pragmatic solutions. Leaf maintains a “boutique” spirit while applying a creative approach to China problem solving. Leaf has grown its revenue last year by providing legal support for much larger M&A deals and PE deals. ABOUT BRUNO GRANGIER Bruno Grangier is a European corporate lawyer, based in China since 2004. He created the corporate law firm Leaf in 2012. Bruno Grangier is registered at the Paris Bar as well as in China as a foreign-registered lawyer. He studied in France and graduated fromHong Kong City University with an LLM degree in Chinese Law. He has worked for major international law firms in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Paris. After working as a lawyer in a Paris-based law firm dedicated to private equity-related transactions, he moved to China in 2004 where he first specialized in M&A. He mainly worked with large corporations and multinationals (automotive, chemical industry, retail, luxury brands...) helping them to develop their operations in China and Asia through greenfield investments or M&A transactions. Bruno Grangier then developed a varied portfolio of clients for his own firm, ranging from multinationals to private entrepreneurs starting their own businesses. China is now a dynamic market for expanding businesses, new technology start-ups and raising funds. CONTACT Man Po International Plaza, Unit 215, No.664 Xinhua Road, Changning District, Shanghai T: ( +86) 21 6233 7226 E:

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