White & Case, WFW, Links act on $3 bln Taiwan wind farm financing

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

STB, Skadden advise on $1.8 bln Taiwan-U.S. electronic components deal

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

S&C, Bakers counsel on $1.1 bln Taiwan Cement and OYAK partnership deal

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

STB, Bakers star as KKR-led consortium acquires Taiwan’s LCY for $1.56 bln

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Linklaters, CC advise on financing of landmark Taiwanese offshore wind project

BY Aparna Sai |

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 hires IP lit duo from V&E as it eyes Taiwan presence

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Taipei: K&L Gates snaps up KPMG Law Firm’s compliance co-leader

BY John Kang |

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, Gibson Dunn star in Google’s $1.1 bln deal for HTC’s Pixel unit

BY John Kang, Reuters |

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.

Duane Morris opens in Taiwan

BY Chris Thomson |

Duane Morris has established an office in Taipei, Taiwan, through its Singapore joint law venture Duane Morris & Selvam (DMS), after securing approval from the Ministry of Justice.

K&L Gates adds corp partner in Taipei from Bakers

BY Ashima Ohri |

K&L Gates has added Stephen Tan as a corporate and transactional partner in Taipei from Baker & McKenzie.