Emily Cai represents public and private companies, private equity funds, and venture capital funds in M&A, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, and securities and asset sales. She has advised clients on domestic and cross-border transactions in the United States, Greater China, Canada, Europe, South Asia, Latin America, and Africa. She has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, and consumer goods.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2016, Emily was an associate in the New York and Beijing offices of international law firms.
Emily is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese and is qualified to practice PRC law.
Cineworld Group completes asset monetization strategies in United States through cinema sale-leaseback transactions
Jones Day advised UK headquartered, Cineworld Group PLC in connection with an asset monetization strategy in the United States involving a combined cash consideration of $556.3 million cinema sale-leaseback transactions to convert a substantial portion of Cineworld’s U.S. real estate holdings into cash to leverage its equity and optimize efficiency.
Diamond S Shipping merges with tanker business of Capital Product Partners for $1.65 billion
Jones Day advised Diamond S Shipping L.P. in its $1.65 billion merger with the tanker business of Capital Product Partners (CPP).
Cortec Group sells WU Holdco to The Carlyle Group and TA Associates
Jones Day advised the Cortec Group in the sale of WU Holdco, Inc., the holding company for Weiman Products, LLC and Urnex Brands, LLC, which are leading developers, manufacturers, and distributors of specialty cleaning products for the consumer and commercial markets, to The Carlyle Group and TA Associates.
Funds managed by Invesco Asset Management Limited participate in $27 million Series C financing round of Vedanta Biosciences
Jones Day advised funds managed by Invesco Asset Management Limited in connection with their participation in the $27 million Series C financing round of Vedanta Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing therapies for immune-mediated diseases based on human microbiome-derived bacteria.
EagleTree Capital acquires majority interest of Gaylord Chemical Company, LLC
Jones Day advised EagleTree Capital in its acquisition of a majority interest in and related financing of Gaylord Chemical Company, LLC, a specialty chemical producer.
EagleTree Capital acquires majority stake in FuseFX
Jones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in and related financing of FuseFX, LLC, a visual effects studio providing visual effects services for episodic television, feature films, commercials, and VR productions.
CORSAIR acquires Elgato Gaming
Jones Day advised Corsair Gaming, Inc., a portfolio company of EagleTree Capital, in connection with the acquisition of the gaming division of Elgato Systems GmbH, which develops, designs and manufactures video game streaming software and hardware products.
Fly Leasing acquires major aircraft portfolio
Jones Day advised Fly Leasing Limited in its acquisition from AirAsia Berhad and its subsidiary, Asia Aviation Capital Limited, of a portfolio of leased aircraft and engines, as well as options to acquire additional aircraft for a combination of cash and stock consideration.
The Carlyle Group sells Signode Industrial Group Holdings to Crown Holdings, Inc. for $4 billion
Jones Day advised The Carlyle Group and its affiliates in connection with the sale of Signode Industrial Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., a leading global provider of transit packaging systems and solutions, to Crown Holdings, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods, for an aggregate purchase price of up to $4 billion.
EagleTree Capital acquires Airtech Group
Jones Day advised EagleTree Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in and related financing of Airtech Group, a provider of specialized pressure technologies.
Funds managed by Invesco Asset Management Limited invest in Spin Transfer Technologies
Jones Day advised Invesco Asset Management Limited in connection with its investment in Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of high-speed, high-endurance next generation memory technology.
One Equity Partners acquires OneLink
Jones Day represented One Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of OneLink Holdings, S.A., a provider of business process outsourcing services.
EagleTree Capital acquires majority stake in WaterFleet
Jones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and related financing of a majority stake in WaterFleet LLC, a provider of mobile water and wastewater treatment solutions.
Riverside portfolio company acquires utility services division of Macrosoft
Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company ARCOS of the utility services division of Macrosoft.
Wellspring Capital Management sells Crosman Corporation to Compass Diversified Holdings for $152 million
Jones Day advised Wellspring Capital Management LLC in the sale of its portfolio company Crosman Corporation, the world's leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of airguns, archery products, optics and related accessories, to private equity firm Compass Diversified Holdings for $152 million.
EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires hotel investment event portfolio from Burba Hotel Network
Jones Day advised EagleTree Capital (formerly Wasserstein Partners) in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company Northstar Travel Group, a leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content, and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, of the hotel investment event portfolio from Burba Hotel Network, the American Hotel & Lodging Association, and their other partners.
Brookfield Property Partners invests in Series C financing round of Convene
Jones Day represented Brookfield Property Partners in connection with its participation in Convene's $68 million Series C funding.
Stillwater Mining acquired by Sibanye Gold for $2.2 billion
Jones Day advised Stillwater Mining Company in its $2.2 billion acquisition by Sibanye Gold for $18 per share in cash.
EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires TEAMS Conference + Expo and Meetings Quest conferences from Schneider Publishing
Jones Day advised EagleTree Capital (formerly Wasserstein Partners) in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Northstar Travel Group, a leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content, and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, of the TEAMS Conference + Expo and Meetings Quest conferences, including Sports Travel and Association News, from Schneider Publishing.
One Equity Partners portfolio company acquires Multicultural Home Care
Jones Day represented One Equity Partners in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company All Metro Health Care, a provider of in home care services, of Multicultural Home Care, a leading provider of home healthcare services in the Greater Boston area.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Array Canada, a premier provider of in-store marketing services for the world's leading retailers and brand manufacturers.
Represented Kingswood Capital in its acquisition of AVAD LLC and AVAD Canada, a leading distributor of high-end audio and video solutions focused on the commercial and residential custom installation markets in North America.
Represented China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund, a USD-denominated quasi-sovereign private equity fund under the direction of the Chinese government that invests throughout Southeast Asia, in its equity and debt investments in the largest ferro-nickel smelter project in Indonesia.
Represented GIC Private Limited, a Singapore sovereign wealth fund, in its Series D investment in Xiaomi, China's leading smartphone technology company.
Represented Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance in the sale of its indirect loan origination solutions business to The Reynolds and Reynolds Company.
- Columbia University (LL.M. 2015); University of International Business and Economics (LL.B. 2010)
- New York
- English, Mandarin, and Cantonese