Yang Wan

Yang Wan

China Project Manager


+31 20 605 64 37
+31 6 1025 3735

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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 (Leiden University)
  • LL.B. Law (Beijing Normal University) 
  • Houthoff assisted Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. with its agreement with NXP Semiconductors under which it will acquire all assets of NXP Semiconductors' Voice and Audio Solutions (VAS) for USD 165 million.
  • 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.
  • 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.


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