FrancesShih

Associate

Taipei + 886.2.7712.3244

Frances Shih's practice focuses on M&A and general corporate matters. She also has experience working in the United States, which she gained while interning in the Firm's Silicon Valley Office assisting in contract review and other corporate transactions.

Frances is a member of the Taipei Bar Association.

Experience

  • Taiwan Cement takes stake in Phihong TechnologyJones Day advised Taiwan Cement Corporation in its $55 million acquisition of a minority stake in Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • EnTie Bank to sell company to IBF Financial for $1.2 billionJones Day is advising EnTie Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. ("EnTie Bank") in its acquisition by IBF Financial Holdings Co., Ltd. ("IBF"), a financial holding company also based in Taipei, for about $1.2 billion.
  • Yulon Motor enters into $510 million strategic alliance and joint venture with Hon Hai Precision IndustryJones Day advised Yulon Motor Co., Ltd., a leading Taiwan-based automobile manufacturer, in forming a joint venture with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. in the electric automobiles business for over $510 million.
  • Taiwan Cement Corporation acquires and takes private Taiwan Prosperity Chemical Corp.Jones Day advised Taiwan Cement Corporation in its NT$13.7 billion public tender offer for up to 57.49% of the outstanding shares in Taiwan Prosperity Chemical Corp., a phenol related products manufacturer.
  • Qisda completes public tender offer for 19% stake in Alpha NetworksJones Day advised Qisda Corporation (TSE: 2352) in its public tender offer (unsolicited) to purchase up to 103,071,688 common shares (or approximately 19% stake) of Alpha Networks Inc. (TSE: 3380) at NT$30 per share.
  • JERA acquires minority stake in Formosa 2 offshore wind power projectJones Day advised JERA in the acquisition of a minority stake in the Formosa 2 offshore wind power project, located near Miaoli County off the west coast of Taiwan.
  • Qisda acquires 20% stake in TopviewJones Day advised Qisda Corporation in its NT$172.5 million acquisition of a 20% stake in Topview Optronics Corp, an ODM/OEM service provider of electronic products for consumer, commercial, medical, and industrial applications.