Ruomu Li

Counsel, Corporate  

Mountain View | Shanghai 650.335.7838 (MV) +86.21.8017.1216 (SHG)



​Ruomu Li focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, private equity transactions and general corporate matters. Her representative transactions have included:

Venture Capital/Private Equity Investments

  • Multiple equity investments by Tencent in early-stage and late-stage technology companies
  • Multiple equity investments by New Enterprise Associates in early-stage and late-stage technology and life sciences companies
  • Multiple equity investments by Xiang He Capital in early-stage and late-stage technology companies
  • Multiple equity investments by Alliance Ventures in technology companies
  • Equity investment by Baidu in iQiyi
  • Equity investment by Lilly Asia Ventures in a pharmaceutical company
  • Equity investment by Tsing Capital in a technology company
  • US$123 million investment by Affinity Equity Partners in Beijing Sunlon
  • US$100 million Series A financing and US$280 million Series B financing of SJ Semiconductor Corp.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Representation of Strategic/Financial Buyers

  • US$136 million acquisition of Integrated Memory Logic Limited, a leading provider of analog mixed-signal solutions for flat panel display market by Beijing E-Town International Investment & Development Co. and ChipOne Technology
  • US$693 million taking private transaction of Montage Technology, a semiconductor company by China Electronic Corporation, as a consortium member
  • Acquisition of eLong, a Chinese online travel services company by Ocean Imagination, as a consortium member
  • US$1.9 billion acquisition of 91 Wireless, a smartphone app distribution platform by Baidu
  • US$370 million acquisition of PPStream, a Chinese peer-to-peer streaming video network by Baidu
  • Acquisition of WiSpry, a US fabless semiconductor company by AAC Technologies, a world-leading miniature technologies solution provider
  • Acquisition of Knowles’ mobile consumer electronics business by Loyal Valley Innovation Capital
  • Acquisition of 51% of GRS-HS, a subsidiary of Genesis HealthCare, a NYSE-listed US healthcare company by Riswein Health Industry Investment for US$30 million
  • Merger of Lulutrip, a US online travel services company with Woqu, a Chinese online travel services company

Representation of Sellers

  • US$2.7 billion sale of Mobike, a bike sharing platform and a portfolio company of Tencent to Meituan
  • US$299 million going private transaction of KongZhong Corporation, a Chinese online game developer and operator
  • US$408 million going private transaction of China Ming Yang Wind Power, a Chinese wind turbine maker (representation of Duff & Phelps, financial advisor to the Special Committee)
  • US134 million going private transaction of Taomee Holdings, a Chinese children’s entertainment and media company
  • RMB8.3 billion sale of controlling stake by Keystone Lodging Holdings to Shanghai Jinjiang
  • Baidu’s spin-off of Youa
  • Sale of a line of business by Solera Holdings, a US company providing risk management and asset protection software to Innovation Group

Joint Ventures

  • Joint venture between Alien Technology, a US provider of RFID tags, chips and readers and Shanghai Ruizhang Investment Co., a Chinese investment company
  • Acquisition of Shanghai Dangoo Electronics by Katerra, a US technology company redefining the construction industry

Capital Markets

  • Initial public offering on NASDAQ of a Chinese provider of electric vehicle power trains (confidential and ongoing)
  • Initial public offering on NASDAQ of Gridsum, a Chinese company providing cloud-based big data analytics and AI solutions