White & Case has advised the main sponsor of the $3 billion project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan, with Watson Farley & Williams and Linklaters counselling the lenders.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Tsar & Tsai Law Firm advised Taiwanese electronic component manufacturer Yageo Corp on its $1.8 billion acquisition of U.S. rival Kemet Corp, which was counselled by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Sullivan & Cromwell and Hergüner Bilgen Özeke advised Taiwan Cement Corporation on its estimated $1.1 billion joint venture with Ordu Yardimlasma Kurumu (OYAK) (Turkey) which turned to Baker McKenzie for advise.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Lee & Li have advised a consortium led by KKR & Co on its $1.56 billion acquisition of Taipei-listed LCY Chemical Corp, which was represented by Baker McKenzie.
Clifford Chance and local firm Lee and Li have advised the sponsors on the NT$18.7 billion ($627 million) project financing of Formosa 1, Taiwan's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, with Linklaters and Tsar & Tsai advising the lenders.
Pillsbury has appointed intellectual property litigators Chris Kao and David Tsai as partners in its San Francisco office from Vinson & Elkins. Kao and Tsai will assist in opening Pillsbury’s Taipei office later this year.
K&L Gates has hired Owen Chio as a partner in the firm’s energy, infrastructure and resources practice in Taipei from KPMG Law Firm, where he was global co-leader of its compliance practice.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has advised Google on a $1.1 billion deal with Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC – represented by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher – to purchase the division that helped develop the U.S. tech giant’s Pixel smartphone.