MENG DING has extensive experience counselling issuers and investment banks on a broad spectrum of capital markets and M&A transactions. He focuses his practice on companies from Greater China and Asia companies, frequently advising on transactions that define their growth and success, from early-stage financing to listing to post-listing matters.
He has advised on numerous Hong Kong IPOs, U.S. IPOs and bond offerings, including some of Greater China’s largest, most complex and precedent-setting transactions. Meng is notable for his ground-up approach to gain deep understanding of industries, ranging from e-commerce platforms to specialist hard-tech companies to life science and pharmaceutical firms to financial institutions. He has been recognized as an “up-and-coming” lawyer by Chambers Greater China Region 2023, and also recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023. “Dr. Ding has not only extensive experience in a broad spectrum of capital market transactions, but also a solid academic background in technology, adding a strong competitive edge distinct from other legal professionals,” a client praised.
Meng received a Ph.D. in physics from M.I.T. Earlier in his career, he was a Silicon Valley technologist, innovating at semiconductor powerhouses like IBM and AMD. He holds 32 issued U.S. patents. He remains a technology enthusiast ever since and stays closely connected to the tech community, particularly in Greater China. His unique knowledge and experience distinguish him when advising technology issuers, especially hard-tech and deep-tech companies, where insights and in-depth expertise are essential to understanding their technology roadmap, product evolution, and industry landscape.
Meng is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.