RENEE XIONG’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions and debt restructurings. In corporate finance transactions, she has represented both issuers and underwriters in investment grade and high-yield debt offerings and more traditional loan arrangements as well as equity offerings. Her practice has also included liability management and distressed debt restructurings relating to multiple types of debt instruments. Renee has also represented sellers and buyers in strategic business combinations and acquisitions as well as going private transactions. In addition, she passed the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants exams in 2004 and is familiar with corporate finance matters.
Renee has been recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global 2021 as leading lawyer. In the 2021 edition, a client praised that "She's everywhere; she is very, very hands-on, much more so than a lot of partners I've worked with, and is always following up and monitoring the whole process, managing the team and the timelines.” In the 2020 edition, Renee is described by a client as “one of the best capital markets counsel that I would recommend issuers to consider. She's very enthusiastic in executing transactions around the clock.” She is also recognized by IFLR1000 2021 for debt capital markets work. In addition, Renee was recognized as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal 2016 and 2017 in Capital Markets: Debt and Equity. Who’s Who Legal identified her as “a world-class capital markets lawyer” and “her knowledge of global debt and equity offerings is ‘second to none’.” China Business Law Journal also named Renee to its 2020 “A-List” of China’s Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign Firms).
Renee speaks fluent English and Mandarin.