Xinyu Ji

Xinyu Ji



M.A., economics, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis; B.A., finance, Nanjing University

Summary of Experience

Mr. Ji specializes in the application of economics and finance to litigation matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), valuation, financial instruments, and tax. He has significant experience supporting academic and industry experts, as well as providing consulting assistance to clients. Mr. Ji has examined all aspects of M&A, including bid premiums, public and private benefits of control, deal terms, sales mechanisms, negotiation processes, shareholder activism, merger arbitrage, advisor fees, material adverse event (MAE) and material adverse change (MAC) provisions, and consequences of breaching non-disclosure or standstill agreements. His valuation experience includes analyzing real estate, telecommunications, energy, public transportation, medical devices, and banking and brokerage companies and assets. In the bankruptcy area, he applies his valuation skills to solvency and fraudulent conveyance analyses. Mr. Ji has managed case teams in matters involving various types of financial instruments and markets, including foreign currencies, auction-rate securities, precious metals, and fixed-income derivatives. In securities litigation matters, he has assisted counsel and experts throughout all stages, including class certification, merit, mediation, and settlement negotiation, and has addressed issues such as price impact, loss causation, damages methodology, materiality, and falsity. He has also assessed the economic substance and structure of various complex tax shelter transactions. Mr. Ji’s research papers have been published in the Financial Analysts Journal and The Business Lawyer.