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Jay Tai is a partner in the 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, including direct secondaries and portfolio 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.

Jay is ranked as a “recognized practitioner” by Chambers Asia Pacific 2017. In IFLR1000 2017, one of Jay’s clients describes him as “first choice for us when it comes to private equity transactions” and “a highly competent partner that is capable of delivering quality work and solutions under intense deal situations.”

A recognized authority on private equity and mergers and acquisitions, Jay has given speeches at various conferences and client-sponsored events on topics such as "PE Financings - Some Recent Trends and Regulatory Pitfalls"; "Recent Developments Affecting Private Equity Practices and Their Practical Impact" at In-House Congress; and "Private Equity Investments in China - Legal and Regulatory Challenges for Funds Investing in China" at Asian Business Lawyer's M&A seminar series. He recently co-authored a chapter on "Trends and Challenges for Companies Doing Business in Asia" for a Thomson Reuters/Aspatore publication.

Ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 - Leading Individual