Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) Department

Asia-Pacific Region
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What the team is known for Noted for its Hong Kong-based TMT group which regularly handles large-cap transactional work on behalf of internationally renowned technology and media companies. Assists with expansions into Mainland China and Hong Kong in the form of investments, joint ventures and M&A deals. Leverages its market-leading private equity practice. Clients of the firm include major businesses in the finance, media, transportation and technology hardware industries, among others. Advises on entertainment deals spanning sports, film and gaming.

Strengths A client appreciates that the team delivers "high-quality work products" and is "always responsive and practical," going on to praise the firm's approach as "international, and at the same time understanding of the culture of Chinese clients."

Work highlights Represented Vobile in its acquisition of the RightsID and ChannelID assets from ZEFR.

Notable practitioners

Betty Yap in Hong Kong is a key contact for clients.