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Howard Jiang Partner

 
New York, NY | Direct 212.714.3060Fax 646.837.5781
jiangh@whiteandwilliams.com
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Howard's practice focuses on domestic and trans-border corporate transactions. He represents clients in both public and private mergers and acquisitions and advises companies in both the acquisition and sale of assets and equity, as well as forming and dissolving strategic alliances, joint ventures and special arrangements in the U.S. and internationally. Howard guides clients through the asset or equity sale auction process in bankruptcy court under Section 363 and through non-bankruptcy related auctions. He also advises 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.

Howard represents domestic and foreign issuers in various equity and debt instruments offerings and listings on various capital markets. He represents leading investment banks in their underwriting activities involving domestic and foreign issuers. Howard works on project finance transactions designing project structures and related securities offerings. He also advises clients on international distribution and licensing matters.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Owens Corning in its $800 million asset disposition
  • 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 Fresenius in acquisitions involving four countries in the field of healthcare
  • Represented American Standard in its strategic investments and acquisitions in China
  • Represented General Motors in its multi-billion dollar operations in China
  • Represented Shanghai Haixing Group in one of the first Section 363 auction purchases by Chinese buyers in the industrial and consumer fabric business
  • Represented Reliance Group in the acquisition of Digital Domain with Galloping Horse. Digital Domain is a leading special effects company with over 13 Academy Awards for special effects
  • 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 Pennsylvania public biopharmaceutical company
  • Represented Bermuda Telecom in its auction sale
  • Advised on a major telecom roll-up transaction
  • Advised on MarineMax's roll-up transaction
  • Advised on California Electric's investment in a power company in China
  • Advised on two U.S. listed biopharmaceutical companies’ exchange offer
  • Represented on a Chinese based biopharmaceutical company in its tender offer and subsequent merger with a NYSE listed stem cell company
  • Advised on a Chinese company’s acquisition of controlling stake in a NYSE pharmaceutical company
  • Advised on 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 China Housing and Land Development listing on NASDAQ
  • Advised on Xinyuan Real Estate IPO on NYSE
  • Represented China XD Plastics listing in U.S.
  • Represented American Oriental Bioengineering listing in U.S.
  • Represented the first group of investors in the Fushi listing on NASDAQ
  • 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

Publications

Bar and Court Admissions

New York

Education

Columbia Law School, JD, 1992

Columbia University, MIA, 1989

Geneva University, MA, 1987

Webster University, MA, 1987

Shanghai International Studies University, BA, 1982

Memberships

International Bar Association

American Bar Association

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