Harry Zhang, HFW

Harry Zhang, HFW
Rising Stars 2020

Company: HFW
Title: Associate
Age: 29

Harry Zhang acts for international developers, investors, fund managers and financiers in property acquisition, development and disposal, property finance, Foreign Investment Review Board applications, private M&A, equity capital markets as well as fund formation and management. Notably, Zhang has a sound knowledge of preferred structures for Chinese outbound investment in the APAC region. He translates investment structures commonly sought after in the PRC into the Australian context seamlessly. He has been instrumental in HFW Australia's China desk growth of over 60% in just under two years; he provides specialist advice for Chinese private and state-owned enterprises in connection with real estate and construction investment and projects in Australia. Zhang also applies his strong business skills to coordinate HFW's offering in the APAC region serving Chinese investors and works closely with HFW's offices in Melbourne, Singapore and Hong Kong advising on cross-border transactions. Additionally, he is also driving HFW's corporate offering to start-ups. He connects with young entrepreneurs in emerging industries and assists them with implementing their business plans. Zhang is qualified in Australia and the People's Republic of China. He has been a NAATI Certified Translator specialising in legal translation in English and Chinese (both directions) since 2012.


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