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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Corporate (including M&A)
Corporate (including M&A) - ranked: tier 5

Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP’s ‘service is consistently good’ and ‘the lawyers are very knowledgeable, responsive and professional’. The firm has a tremendous record in public M&A in Hong Kong and has also experienced an uptick in cross-border work, including outbound investments by Chinese and other Asian companies. In addition, its strong private equity practice drives work from sponsors and investors. In terms of sector strengths, the practice is active in the areas of lodging and gaming, as well as real estate. In 2016, Yuval Tal assisted AccorHotels with establishing a cooperation and investment agreement with Singapore-based Banyan Tree Holdings. Tal also acted for the client in its $2.9bn acquisition of FRHI Hotels and Resorts, as well as a strategic alliance with Huazhu Hotels Group to create a hotel company in China, among other matters. Tal and Ying Li advised GRAMMY Museum and The Recording Academy on the creation of the first-ever GRAMMY Museum in China. The team also handles work for clients such as PAG, China Jinmao and Haitong International. Jeremy Leifer, Vivian Ho and Winnie Chan are other names to note.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP has a focus on private investment funds, which includes private equity buyout, venture capital and real estate funds, among other asset classes. The practice has seen an increase in deal flow arising from Asia’s fast-growing secondaries market; it handled more than 50 secondary market transactions in 2016. Key clients in this area include Ardian and HQ Capital. In addition to undertaking secondary transactions, consultant Lynn Chan advises sponsors and investors on fund formation and management, primary investments and co-investment transactions, and carried interest arrangements. Associate Winnie Chan is a name to note.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 5

Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP’s team head Jay Tai has expertise on the equity and financing side for a growing roster of Asian private equity sponsors (including RRJ Capital, Haitong International and Ares Management Asia), which he represents on transactions in the Asia Pacific region as well as increasingly on outbound investments, particularly into the UK and US (where the team also benefits from the ability to call upon practitioners in those jurisdictions). Alongside Jeremy Leifer, Tai has recently handled numerous mandates for CCB International Asset Management including on the acquisition of RMB400m senior secured notes issued by UCAR Technology.

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