Mr Jay C.S. Tai > Proskauer Rose LLP > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
BEIJING 100022
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Jay Tai is a partner in Proskauer’s Corporate Department. His practice focuses on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and complex corporate and commercial transactions.

Jay has extensive experience representing regional and global private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, investment banks and strategic investors in their investment activities throughout Asia, particularly in China and South East Asia, including buyouts, control, growth, secondaries and restructurings. He has advised clients on deals involving a broad range of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, health care, education, telecommunications and media; and jurisdictions in Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia.

Lawyer Rankings

China > Private equity: foreign firms

A go-to firm in the Greater China region for secondaries, Proskauer Rose LLP‘s private equity group regularly negotiates and closes buyouts, portfolio company divestitures and investment deals. Hong Kong partner Jay Tai plays a key role in leading the development of the firm’s co-investment and secondaries practice in Asia.

Hong Kong > Private equity

Proskauer Rose LLP’s focus within the private equity sphere is fund formation as well as buyouts and portfolio company divestitures. The firm ensures collaboration with its M&A practice and engages with co-investment work, both direct and indirect, as well as structuring co-investment funds across the APAC region including India, China and Southeast Asia. Practice head Jay Tai has been instrumental in the development of the firm’s Hong Kong practice.

Hong Kong > Corporate (including M&A)

Proskauer Rose LLP‘s Hong Kong team is recognised for its work advising private equity houses on their investments into China, and is additionally noted for its sector expertise in hospitality. Yuval Tal works between the HK and Beijing offices, and serves as the firm’s global co-chair of hospitality, gaming and leisure, advising prominent multinationals in these sectors. Tal jointly leads the Hong Kong team alongside Jeremy Leifer, who has a broad corporate practice, and private equity specialist Jay Tai.