Partners Group’s Investment in Green Tea Restaurant


Paul Hastings LLP represented Green Tea Restaurant and its founders in receiving investment from Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager. Green Tea Restaurant is a leading Chinese casual dining restaurant chain.

Green Tea Restaurant is a leading Chinese casual dining restaurant chain.

Founded in 2008, Green Tea Restaurant has built a chain of 78 wholly-owned restaurants across 19 cities in China, mainly in shopping malls. Green Tea, the Company’s main brand, serves Chinese fusion cuisine in a traditional dining environment, while Play King, launched in January 2016, serves a more casual Western menu in a youthful, modern setting. The Company employs over 4,500 people and serves around 15 million customers annually.

The Paul Hastings team was led by partner Nan Li (Picture) with support from associate Stancy Qian.

Involved fees earner: Nan Li – Paul Hastings; Stancy Qian – Paul Hastings;

Law Firms: Paul Hastings;

Clients: Green Tea Restaurant;