Jason Zhou

Of Counsel, Capital Markets & Securities Regulation; Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Location: New York, NY

Jason Zhou is of counsel at YK Law LLP.

Mr. Zhou practices principally in the areas of U.S. securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Mr. Zhou also has extensive experience advising technology companies on corporate issues, in particular those in the blockchain / cryptocurrency sector.

Prior to joining YK Law, Mr. Zhou practiced corporate law at several prominent law firms in New York and in London.

Education

  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D. (2008)
  • Yale College, B.A. in Mathematics and Philosophy (2005)

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2009)

Experience

Transactions handled by Mr. Zhou include representing: 

  • RhythmOne in its initial public offering and tender offer acquisition of YuMe;
  • Brookfield Property Partners in its public offering and going-private acquisition of Brookfield Office Properties;
  • Fairfax Financial in its acquisition of American Safety Insurance and back-to-back sale of American Safety Reinsurance to Catalina Holdings;
  • Nationstar Mortgage in its initial public offering;
  • Alamos Gold in its public offering of common shares;
  • Franco-Nevada in its cross-border equity offering of common stock;
  • Initial purchasers in Home Depot’s investment grade notes offering;
  • Initial purchasers in NYSE Euronext’s notes offering and concurrent tender offers for existing notes;
  • Deutsche Bank Securities as structuring agent and underwriter in the US Department of the Treasury’s secondary public offerings of warrants positions in various financial institutions;
  • Neiman Marcus in its tender offer for existing notes.
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