Yixiao Zheng

Key practice areas
Corporate and Commercial Law, Commercial Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions
Québec Bar 2017

Yixiao Zheng focuses his practice on corporate law and its various facets. He assists clients in a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and financings. He also drafts and negotiates commercial contracts and advises clients on general corporate matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Yixiao practised at two large Canadian law firms.

Mergers and acquisitions

  • Represented an American retail cloud services provider in its US$49 million acquisition of a Canadian SaaS commerce technology solutions company.
  • Represented a European pharmaceutical company in its acquisition of a majority stake in a Canadian company specializing in the development and commercialization of medical equipment, and acted as a counsel with respect to the reorganization of the acquired company.
  • Acted as Canadian counsel for a Nasdaq-listed pharmaceutical issuer in its acquisition of a TSX- and Nasdaq-listed issuer specializing in medical instrument research, development and commercialization.

Real estate projects

  • Represented a major Canadian diversified real estate investment trust in its $5.7 billion sale to an entity created by a consortium led by one of Canada’s largest privately held real estate companies.


  • Represented a government lender with its electric bus investment in the province of Québec, including a $15 million credit facility arrangement in favour of a Québec school bus supplier and a $400 million credit facility arrangement in favour of an association of several corporations in the passenger transportation sector.
  • Represented a Canadian private placement leader in North America in the creation of various private equity continuation funds and with respect to structuring and financing its private equity funds.
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023

LL.M., Université de Montréal, 2017

J.D. and LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2016

B. Sc., McGill University, 2013