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Lei Huang Chief China Representative - Fasken

Lei Huang*

Chief China Representative* Fasken
Opportunities for Chinese investment in the global resource sector will grow as markets and regulations evolve.
Jurisdiction China, 2007
Language(s) Chinese (Mandarin), English


Lei Huang is a consultant with Fasken Business Consulting (Asia) Inc. He works with clients investing in the global resource sector with a focus on Chinese, Canadian, Australian and Russian projects.

Lei’s expertise includes mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, private equity and public financings. He facilitates major transactions such as capital raising projects for Chinese clients in the Canadian markets and work on behalf of international funds investing in China.

Lei has earned law degrees from top universities in both China and Canada. Before joining Fasken, he was a key member of the China practice at another Canadian law firm. He has also worked at one of the largest Chinese law firms, where he assisted clients with major foreign investment deals and regulatory matters.

*Mr. Huang is a Consultant to Fasken Business Consulting (Asia) Inc. and does not provide legal advice.

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Huang has spoken on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and public financings at several seminars and conferences.

Client Work

  • Zhaojin International Mining Co. Ltd. participates in B2Gold Corp.’s C$1.1 billion acquisition of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.,
  • Zijin Mining signs share purchase agreement with Freeport-McMoran to acquire remaining interest in the lower zone of the Timok copper and gold mine in Serbia for up to US$390 million,
  • Amani Gold Enters into JV for Gada Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
  • Zijin Mining Group entered into a private share purchase and sale agreement with CITIC Metal Africa Investments Limited and Mr. Robert Friedland to purchase Ivanhoe Mines shares,
  • Ivanhoe Mines completes strategic equity investment of US$459 million from China-based CITIC Metal and US$50 million from China-based Zijin Mining,
  • Amani Gold Enters into JV for Giro Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
  • Zhaojin exercises participation rights and purchases shares of Sabina Gold,
  • Zijin Mining enters US$870 million credit facility with China Construction Bank Corporation,
  • Zijin Mining completes purchase of shares of Ivanhoe Mines,

Career & Education


  • LLM, 法学硕士,麦吉尔大学 McGill University
  • LLB, 北京大学 Beijing University