Yang Wan specialises in corporate law, international trading and investments, with a focus on foreign direct investment and M&A in the Netherlands. Since joining Houthoff in 2014, she has mainly worked on large China-related projects in the Netherlands. Before joining Houthoff, Yang worked in the European Union‘s Judicial Cooperation Unit in The Hague and at a Dutch law firm in the Netherlands.
Yang is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level II candidate and received the Chinese bar qualification certificate in 2011. She passed the Chinese fund qualification exam (fund basics and private equity investment) in 2018.
Qualifications & Experience
- LL.M. European Law, International Commercial Law (Leiden University)
- LL.B. Law (Beijing Normal University)
Houthoff advised BGI Genomics Co., Ltd. on all Dutch-law aspects in connection with its successful IPO at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. BGI is a leading gene sequencing firm, offering a wide portfolio of genetic testing products across major diseases, enabling medical providers and patients worldwide to realise the promise of genomics-based diagnostics and personalised healthcare.
Houthoff advised Xinhuanet.com in all Dutch-law aspects in connection with its successful IPO at the Shanghai stock exchange. Established in 1997, Xinhuanet.com is a comprehensive news and information service-oriented website with Xinhua News Agency as its sponsor.
Advised Xiamen Airlines on the setting up of its Amsterdam office. It is an important milestone for its international development as the Xiamen - Amsterdam route is the first intercontinental route for Xiamen Airlines.
Advised China Construction Bank on the setting up of its Amsterdam branch. This Dutch branch of China Construction Bank is under the management of China Construction Bank (Europe) S.A., which is located in Luxembourg.
Houthoff advised Yealink Network Technology Corp Ltd on the Dutch law aspects of its successful IPO on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Founded in 2001, Yealink is a leading global unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider that primarily offers video conferencing systems and voice communication solutions.