Howard H. Jiang

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Project Finance and Infrastructure
  • Securities Offerings and Public Company Counseling
  • Cross Border
University Columbia University,, M.I.A.; Geneva University,, M.A.; Webster University,, M.A., Corporate Finance; Shanghai International Studies University,, B.A.
Law SchoolColumbia University School of Law,, J.D.
Admitted1993, New York


American Bar Association
International Bar Association

LanguagesChinese; French
BornDalian, China, 1957

Mr. Jiang is a partner in the firm's Business Law Department. Mr. Jiang specializes in mergers and acquisitions and securities work both in domestic and trans-border transactions. He has advised clients in both public or private mergers and acquisitions. On the merger and acquisition front, Mr. Jiang has advised many companies in their acquisition and sale of equity interests and assets, forming and dissolving strategic alliances, joint ventures and special arrangements in the U.S. and overseas. He has advised clients in asset or equity sale auctions and auction bidding in bankruptcy court under Section 363 or non-bankruptcy related auctions. He has advised many U.S. and foreign companies on investment projects in Asia and China in particular as well as companies from the Asia Pacific region in their investments in the U.S. and overseas. On the securities front, Mr. Jiang has represented many domestic and foreign issuers in various equity and debt instruments offerings and listing on various capital markets. He has also represented many leading investment banks in their underwriting activities involving domestic and foreign issuers. Mr. Jiang has worked on many project finance transactions designing project structures and related securities offerings. He also advises clients on international distribution and licensing matters.

Mergers and Acquisitions:
•Represented a major U.S. multinational company in its $800 million asset disposition.
•Represented a major German multinational company in acquisitions involving four countries in the field of healthcare.
•Represented a major U.S. multinational company in its strategic investments and acquisitions in China.
•Represented a major U.S. auto maker in its multi-billion dollar operations in China.
•Represented Chinese investors in one of their first Section 363 auction purchases in the industrial and consumer fabric business.
•Represented a major Indian multinational company in a Section 363 auction purchase of movie post-production assets.
•Represented a major Chinese steel company in the acquisition of steel making facilities in North America.
•Represented a public biopharmaceutical company's merger with another public biopharmaceutical company.
•Represented a foreign telecom company in its auction sale.
•Advised on a major telecom roll-up transaction.
•Advised on a major sporting goods company's roll-up transaction.
•Advised on a U.S. power company's acquisition of a power company in China.

Securities Offerings and Underwritings:
•Represented CSFB in underwriting the $330 million IPO of Shandong Huaneng Power, the first Chinese company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
•Represented PaineWebber in the $120 million telecom company IPO by Advanced Communications Group.
•Represented a Sinochem in a total of approximately $500 million commercial paper and $175 million Euro notes offerings.
•Represented COFCO in approximately $650 million commercial paper and $200 million Euro notes offerings.
•Represented Salomon Smith Barney in the $110 million MarineMax roll-up IPO.
•Represented Rockland Power in its first mortgage bond offerings.
•Represented Hitachi in an industrial revenue bond offering with the Tennessee Valley Authority.
•Represented an issuer in a $50 million non-recourse liability remote entity debenture offering.
•Represented BMO in a $650 million CBO offering.
•Represented a major U.S. underwriter in a $120 million highway construction bond offering.
•Represented a major U.S. underwriter in a $110 million power bond offering.
•Designed the bond offering product for a law firm in its $40 million bond offering.

Project Finance and Other Transactions:
•Advised Beijing municipality on Olympic Games financing.
•Advised on a highway construction project in China.
•Advised on a cruise ship home port construction project in the Caribbeans.
•Advised on a power plant construction project in northern China.
•Advised on financing a major warehousing and processing facility construction project in Canada.
•Advised on the Verizon FLAG submarine cable project.
•Advised on an amusement park facility construction project.
•Advised on a major hotel construction project in Shanghai.
•Advised on Ford's strategic alliance with Mazda.
•Advised on GM's joint venture with Shanghai Autoworks.
•Advised on a multibillion dollar submarine cable project in Southeast Asia.
•Advised PCH in its distribution and fulfillment arrangements.
•Advised on a major U.S. medical devises company's operation in China.

Besides Edwards Wildman
Regularly speaks at conferences, seminars and on TV, writes columns on international corporate and commercial matters.
Published “Project Finance in China” in International Financial Lawyer.
Published “Holding Company in China” in China Business Review.
Published “Financial Services Industries in China - Challenges and Opportunities” in Review of Banking and Financial Services.

Introducing New Laterals
June 2013

Edwards Wildman Expands Asia-Pacific Capabilities with Addition of Two Corporate Lawyers in New York City Office
April 30, 2013

Profile Visibility
#2,468 in weekly profile views out of 96,212 lawyers in New York, New York
#34,065 in weekly profile views out of 1,616,736 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Howard H. Jiang

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now