About Karen Kun Fang

Karen Fang is an associate in Katten's Shanghai office and is fluent in both English and Chinese. She advises clients in a multitude of industries on private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) transactions. These projects include fund formation, cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Karen also assists them with restructuring, overseas listings, going-private transactions and foreign direct investments. Karen frequently advises pharmaceutical companies on cross-border licensing deals, as well as supply and distribution agreements of pharmaceutical products.

Investing in a global economy demands a global law firm

Karen's clients come from various manufacturing and business-to-business segments including logistics, retail, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, Internet, media and advertising. With extensive experience in representing funds, investment banks and multinational companies, Karen is an excellent resource to advise these clients on investing in the global marketplace

Prior to joining Katten, Karen worked for a leading PE/VC fund as legal counsel. She also practiced for more than six years with the Shanghai office of a top-tier domestic law firm and the Shanghai representative office of a leading US international law firm.

Karen has been qualified as a PRC lawyer since 2006 and has been qualified to practice in the state of New York since 2007.

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Practice Focus

  • Corporate
  • Private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity and real estate fund formation
  • Manufacturing and industrials private equity
  • Cross-border licensing