LawrenceWang

Associate

Beijing + 86.10.5866.1252

Lawrence Wang focuses on advising clients on antitrust and competition law matters in China as well as other major jurisdictions. He has experience advising clients in premerger notifications in China, antitrust government investigations and enforcement actions, antitrust counseling and compliance, and private antitrust litigation. He has represented clients across different industries, including aviation, automotive, medical device, technology, chemical, and cosmetics.

Lawrence has participated in the representation of Air China Limited and Air China Cargo to successfully resolve a multidistrict, class action litigation brought by customers alleging an international conspiracy to impose fuel surcharges on air cargo shipments. Among the numerous premerger notifications Lawrence has worked on, he represented PotashCorp in the notification in China for its $38 billion all-stock merger-of-equals with Agrium, as well as Safran in the notification in China in connection with its €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Lawrence worked as a China advisor at an American law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Experience

  • Qisda makes public tender offer for up to 19% stake in Alpha NetworksJones Day is advising 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.
  • NVIDIA acquires Mellanox Technologies for approximately $7 billionJones Day advised NVIDIA Corporation in its acquisition of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., an Israel-based leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
  • JERA acquires minority stake in Formosa 1 offshore wind power projectJones Day advised JERA in the acquisition of a minority stake in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project, located off the north-western coast of Taiwan.
  • SunPower announces sponsored spin-off of solar panel production operationsJones Day is advising SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), one of North America's largest solar-panel makers, in a sponsored spin-off of its solar panel production operations into a new public company – Maxeon Solar Technologies – which will be headquartered in Singapore.
  • Diodes to acquire Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation for approximately US$428 millionJones Day is advising the Special Committee of the Board of Diodes Incorporated in a transaction to acquire Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation for approximately US$428 million in cash.
  • Greystar Asia Pacific forms Greystar China Multifamily Venture I LP with initial $450 million of commitmentsJones Day advised Greystar Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. in connection with the formation of its first fund vehicle, Greystar China Multifamily Venture I LP, a Singapore-based fund that will acquire and develop multifamily real estate and real estate related assets in targeted cities in the Peoples Republic of China.
  • Mitsui Chemicals establishes new polypropylene compounds company in NetherlandsJones Day advised Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. in the establishment of Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe B.V. in the Netherlands.
  • Nutrien sells its equity position in Arab Potash Company to SDIC Mining Investment Co. Ltd. for $502 millionJones Day advised Nutrien Ltd. in its $502 million sale of 23,294,614 common shares of Arab Potash Company to SDIC Mining Investment Co. Ltd.
  • Glencore Singapore forms joint venture with Zhejiang Provincial PetroleumJones Day advised Glencore Singapore Pte. Ltd. on the formation of Zhejiang Petroleum Trading Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Zhejiang Provincial Petroleum Co., Ltd.
  • Safran completes €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares creating global leader in aircraft equipmentJones Day represented Safran in connection with its €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares to create a global leader in aircraft equipment.
  • Cardinal Health sells its Cardinal Health China distribution business to Shanghai Pharmaceuticals for $1.2 billionJones Day advised Cardinal Health in the $1.2 billion sale of its Cardinal Health China distribution business to Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co., Ltd.
  • PotashCorp combines with Agrium in $38 billion merger-of-equalsJones Day advised PotashCorp in its $38 billion all-stock merger-of-equals with Agrium.
  • Newell Brands sells Winter Sports businesses to Kohlberg & Company for $240 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) in the sale of its Winter Sports businesses to private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $240 million, subject to adjustment.
  • MPE Partners acquires Bath Authority LLC d.b.a. DreamLineJones Day represented MPE Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Bath Authority LLC d.b.a. DreamLine, a market leading, technology-driven designer, manufacturer, and marketer of premium bath and shower products.
  • Linear Technology acquired by Analog Devices for $14.8 billionJones Day advised Linear Technology Corporation on its sale to Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Total sells Atotech to The Carlyle Group for $3.2 billionJones Day advised Total in the $3.2 billion sale of specialty chemical affiliate Atotech B.V., a global manufacturer of high technology plating solutions, to The Carlyle Group.
  • Molycorp emerges from bankruptcy as Neo Performance MaterialsJones Day advised Molycorp, Inc. in the bankruptcy buyout of the company by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
  • Air China Limited and Air China Cargo resolve multidistrict, class action litigation related to air cargo shipmentsJones Day clients Air China Limited and Air China Cargo successfully resolved multidistrict, class action litigation brought by customers alleging an international conspiracy to impose fuel surcharges on air cargo shipments.
  • DENKA buys Neoprene polychloroprene business of DuPont™Jones Day advised Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (DENKA) in the purchase of the Neoprene polychloroprene business of DuPont™ by Denka Performance Elastomer LLC, a joint venture company owned 70 percent by DENKA and 30 percent by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
  • Boeing and Tata announce aerospace joint venture in IndiaJones Day advised The Boeing Company in its formation of a joint venture with Tata Advanced Systems.
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