Jinhua (Anna) Wang

Jinhua (Anna) Wang

Partner

Jinhua (Anna) Wang

Partner

  • Overview

    Biography

    Anna Jinhua Wang, a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Group, assists clients with capital markets and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

    Capital Markets and Securities

    Anna has years of experience working within the constructs of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Blue Sky Laws, and rules of various markets and exchanges. She represents clients across a range of industries (including retail stores, banking, manufacturing, technology, and pharmaceuticals), from emerging to established companies, advising them on capital structure, securities offerings, and equity and asset sales and purchases. Anna has represented clients in numerous private and public financings, including private placements, private investment in public equity (PIPE) financings, initial public offerings (IPOs), and related transactions. She frequently represents international companies looking to enter the U.S. capital market. 

    She also counsels clients on compliance with various federal and state securities laws. She provides assistance with drafting and filing registration statements (such as Form S-1 and Form F-1) and periodic filings (such as Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form 20-F) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

    China Practice

    Anna has more than ten years of experience representing foreign issuers, including China-based companies, in their offering of securities, listing on U.S. stock exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, and maintenance of periodic filings with the SEC.

    Corporate Law

    Anna advises clients on various general corporate matters, such as issues related to entity formation, corporate governance and maintenance, bylaws, contracts, shareholders’ meeting, and proxies.

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Anna guides companies of all sizes through merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures, and buyouts.

    She was selected as a Rising Star to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list from 2015 to 2019. 

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Represented Prime Number Capital LLC, the lead underwriter in an initial public offering of Phoenix Motor Inc., a California-based company that designs, assembles, and integrates electric drive systems and light- and medium-duty electric vehicles. The firm’s Capital Markets + Securities Team advised Prime Number on the offering, with aggregate gross proceeds of $15.75M, announced on June 7, 2022.

      • Represented GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG), a Colorado-based owner and operator of a network of specialty hydroponic gardening retail stores, in connection with its $48.3 million follow-on public offering of shares of common stock.

      • Represented a chain of specialty gardening stores in connection with various private offerings and the public listing of its securities.

      • Represented a leading technology-driven healthcare services company in connection with its sale to a global information solutions provider. 

      • Represented a chemical company in connection with a sale of all of its security interests, valued at $87 million.

      • Assisted client with sale of portfolio of securities valued at $440 million to one of the largest asset managers in the world. 

      • Assisted a global information and measurement company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement and trade shows, with the purchase of all issued and outstanding common stock of a Delaware corporation valued at $2 million. 

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association

      New York City Bar Association
      Women in the Legal Profession Committee (2016 - 2019)

      Asian American Bar Association of New York

      National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected as a Rising Star to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list from 2015 to 2019.

      Robinson+Cole Diversity Equity + Inclusion Award, 2022

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "Business Structure," co-authored with Michael J. Kearney Jr., J. Michael Wirvin and Jeffrey J. White, published in SelectUSA’s 2022 Investor Guide (June 2022)
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      "Contractual Considerations for Italian Companies Doing Business in the United States in The COVID-19 Era," co-authored with Jeffrey J. White and Edward J. Heath, published in the July 2020 issue of the Italy – Connecticut Journal of International and Comparative Business Law. (July 2020)
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      "Business Structure," co-authored with J. Michael Wirvin, Michael J. Kearney Jr. and Jeffrey J. White, chapter published in SelectUSA’s June 2020 Investor Guide (6/17/2020)
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    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "Investor Guide Webinar Mini-Series: An Overview of Common Business Structures," co-presented with Michael J. Kearney Jr., J. Michael Wirvin and Jeffrey J. White, a virtual program presented by SelectUSA that featured comparisons of some common business structures used by foreign entities to conduct their U.S. operations. (8/14/2020)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • August 2, 2022

        Robinson+Cole Presents Annual Awards for Outstanding Contributions

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      • July 12, 2022

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Author Business Structure Chapter of SelectUSA’s 2022 Investor Guide

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      • June 10, 2022

        Capital Markets + Securities Team Pleased to Represent Prime Number Capital LLC in IPO of Phoenix Motor Inc.

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      • March 17, 2022

        Capital Markets + Securities Team Pleased to Represent Prime Number Capital LLC in IPO of Meihua International Medical Technologies

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      • October 30, 2020

        Anna Wang Receives Recognition for Pro Bono Service

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      • October 12, 2020

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Co-Author Article on Contractual Considerations for Italian Companies Doing Business in the U.S.

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      • June 19, 2020

        Anna Wang, Jeff White, Mike Wirvin, and Michael Kearney Author Business Structure Chapter of SelectUSA’s Investor Guide

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      • December 31, 2019

        Mitch Lampert and Anna Wang Participate in Nasdaq Closing Bell Ringing Ceremony

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      • June 26, 2019

        Anna Jinhua Wang Attends the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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      • May 17, 2019

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Staff Attend MMRF's "Laugh for Life" Fundraiser in NYC

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      • October 18, 2018

        51 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • September 25, 2017

        Robinson+Cole Hosts Market Briefing on Export Opportunities in Indonesia

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      R+C News Releases

      • December 8, 2021

        Robinson+Cole Elects New Partners and Counsel

      • January 10, 2020

        Robinson+Cole Elects New Partner and Counsel

      • October 19, 2019

        52 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 17, 2017

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 18, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • June 21, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Welcomes Thirteen New Lawyers

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    • Legal Updates/Newsletters

      Legal Updates/Newsletters

      "SEC Adopts Amendments to “Accredited Investor” Definition" co-authored with Mitchell L. Lampert (9/9/20)

      "An Update on Poison Pills, NOL Poison Pills and the COVID-19 Pandemic" co-authored with Eric M. Kogan and Leslie J. Levinson

      "Efficient Breach of Contracts in the COVID-19 Era" co-authored with Leslie J. Levinson

      "Poison Pills, NOL Poison Pills and the COVID-19 Pandemic" co-authored with Eric M. Kogan, Leslie J. Levinson and Michael J. Kearney Jr. (4/20/20)

      "SEC Extends Temporary Relief for Public Companies and Registered Investment Advisers Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)" co-authored with Eric M. Kogan, Shant H. Chalian and Mitchell L. Lampert (3/27/20)

      "SEC Provides Temporary Relief for Registered Investment Advisers Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)" co-authored with Shant H. Chalian and Eric M. Kogan (3/24/2020)

      "The Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Material Adverse Effect Clause" co-authored with Kathleen M. Porter and J. Michael Wirvin (3/23/20)

      "SEC’s Conditional Regulatory Relief for Companies Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)" co-authored with Mitchell L. Lampert (3/6/2020)

      "SEC’s Proposed Amendments to Financial Disclosure Requirements in Regulation S-K and New Guidance on Metrics in MD&A" co-authored with Eric M. Kogan and Leslie J. Levinson (2/7/20)

      "New York Reinstates Six-Year Statute of Limitations Under Martin Act" co-authored with Eric M. Kogan and Leslie J. Levinson (9/5/2019)

      "The Akorn Case – New Development in Delaware for Termination by Material Adverse Effect" co-authored with Leslie J. Levinson (11/15/2018)