Jay Tai is a partner in the Corporate Department. Jay's practice focuses on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and complex corporate and commercial transactions.
With a particular focus on China, 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. 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 recommended by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015 as a leading lawyer in the area of Corporate (including M&A). IFLR1000 2014 also noted Jay as a leading practitioner in the "Hong Kong Private Equity" section of its annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, published by Euromoney.
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 ALB's M&A seminar series. Jay recently co-authored a chapter on "Trends and Challenges for Companies Doing Business in Asia" for a Thomson Reuters/Aspatore publication.
As a member of the Lodging & Gaming Group, Jay advises clients in hospitality and real estate projects in Asia including mixed use developments in China and hotel projects involving international hotel brands.
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