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What the team is known for A pre-eminent local team well equipped to assist on a full range of matters, including mergers and demergers, asset and share acquisition and group restructuring. Offers stellar experience on a range of related corporate work, advising clients on tax, securities and labour matters. Maintains a strong international and domestic client base across a wide range of industry sectors, from financial services and technology to healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Also noted for its strength in global cross-border transactions.
Strengths Market commentators recognise "the deals that the firm has handled are the top ones in the circle."
Another source appreciates that "the team is more meticulous and precise, and has better division of work," when comparing to other firms.
Work highlights Advised Macnica Chungju, an SPV of Macnica Fuji Electronics, on the acquisition of Answer Technology's shares.
Benjamin Li makes his debut in the table this year, receiving endorsement from the market. He is recognised for acting on cross-border corporate transactions and often represents Japan-based entities.
C V Chen is widely regarded as a prominent figure in the M&A arena, with sources describing him as "a very reputable person." He has over 40 years of experience assisting on corporate transactions.
Tseng Ken-Ying is especially skilled in undertaking corporate/M&A transactions related to the e-commerce and TMT space. One client highlights: "She is very well versed in the relevant legislation regarding e-commerce and personal data." She is also equipped to advise on regulatory compliance matters.
James Chen is renowned for his in-depth experience handling cross-border M&A mandates. Considered "a stable and safe pair of hands in M&A work," he is frequently sought after by large corporations and private equity firms.