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Jay Tai is a Partner in the Corporate Department, resident in our Hong Kong, Beijing and New York offices.

Jay's practice focuses on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and complex corporate and commercial transactions. He 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, with a particular focus on China. He has advised clients on deals involving a broad range of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, health care, education, telecommunication and media, and jurisdictions in Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia.

Jay also is a member of the Lodging & Gaming Group and has advised clients in hospitality projects in China and Vietnam involving various international brands, including Starwood, Marriott, Aman and Four Seasons.  

Jay has been recognized by IFLR1000 2014, which mentioned him in the "Hong Kong Private Equity" section of the annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, published by Euromoney. He was also awarded “Leading Adviser” by Acquisition International 2013, a UK-based corporate finance publication.

Jay has given speeches at various conferences and client-sponsored events on topics related to private equity and mergers and acquisitions including "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 ALB’s M&A seminar series.