Corporate Restructuring in China

We assist clients in restructuring their China subsidiaries, guiding them through changes to corporate setup and registration details.

After registering a Chinese subsidiary, the investors may have various reasons to change the company structure or alter the structural details of the company’s registration. Whereas some corporate restructuring projects are characterized by a high degree of complexity, our corporate restructuring services include advisory on the company’s structure and organization from an international perspective and administrative support and execution of all relevant applications with Chinese authorities and institutions.

Our corporate restructuring offering includes:

  • Changes to the registered personnel of a Chinese subsidiary, including changes in Director(s), Legal Representative, General Manager, or Supervisor.
  • Updating or altering the company’s business scope.
  • A company relocation of change in registered address, including changes in registered address within the same tax district, changes to another tax district, or inter-city or inter-provincial relocations.
  • Support with the obtention of an Environmental Impact Assessment (required for establishing or relocating manufacturing companies).
  • Increase of registered capital of a Chinese subsidiary.
  • Decrease of registered capital of a Chinese subsidiary and subsequent repatriation of funds to shareholders.
  • The direct or indirect transfer of shares from a Chinese subsidiary.
  • Other changes to the shareholder’s information include changes in name or signatories.
  • Support and advisory concerning the obtention of legalized documents from the home country.
  • Internal process improvement and financial-, strategic- or operational turnaround.

Since possible alterations to the structural details of a Chinese subsidiary are plentiful and restructuring of Chinese business operations can vary widely in purpose and approach, please do not hesitate to contact our experts for an inquiry for personalized support.