RUCHUN JI's practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financings, joint ventures and public securities offerings. Ruchun represents corporations, private equity sponsors and venture capital investors in the United States, China and other Asia countries in domestic and cross-border investments, divestitures and acquisitions, both inbound and outbound. He regularly counsels emerging and innovative companies in the life sciences, healthcare and technology industries throughout their lifecycles. Ruchun’s experience also includes advising public companies on corporate governance, disclosure and other SEC compliance matters.
Recently, Ruchun has been recognized as a leading individual in Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms) by Chambers Greater China Region 2023. A client praised him as someone who “has deep expertise in the Greater China market and is very good at driving deals”, and is “an exceptionally detail-oriented lawyer with a great business mind”. He is also recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 as a recommended lawyer for Life Sciences and Healthcare (foreign firms) in China and Private Equity in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Sidley, Ruchun was an associate and counsel with another international law firm in its Silicon Valley office for seven years and Shanghai and Beijing offices for four years. Earlier in his career, Ruchun practiced as a licensed lawyer in China at one of the premier Chinese law firms for over two years.