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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Corporate/M&A (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Accomplished team working on high-value acquisitions, mergers and take-privates. Practice is bolstered by its exceptional private equity capabilities. Impressive client roster consists of international financial institutions and prominent domestic corporates, and is especially strong in its handling of TMT and life sciences transactions. Frequently cooperates with its overseas offices to offer clients globally coordinated advice on major cross-border transactions, often working with the US and Japan offices.

Strengths

"We have a lot of respect for them," reveals a peer, while a client praises the team for its "incredible attention to detail."

Work highlights

Advised New Frontier Corporation on its USD1.3 billion acquisition of United Family Healthcare from TPG, Fosun and its other existing shareholders.

Notable practitioners

Ian Ho focuses his practice on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions spanning a range of jurisdictions across Asia, Europe and the USA. He counts several international asset managers and private equity firms among his clientele.

Yang Wang advises international investors on their China investments and acquisitions, often acting for US companies, in addition to assisting Chinese clients with their M&A transactions. "He is a native Chinese speaker, so even when documents are in English, he can negotiate with counterparties in Mandarin, which is very effective. He is very good at understanding our positions and then articulating that to the other side and convincing them," reports an impressed client.

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Corporate/M&A (International Firms) Department

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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3919 China World Tower

1 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue

Beijing

Beijing

China

100004

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