Raymond H.Wang

Partner

Taipei + 886.2.7712.3341

For more than 18 years, Raymond Wang has advised clients on public, private, and cross-border M&A transactions. His practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, share swaps, spin-offs, public tender offers, going-private transactions, joint ventures, and restructuring. He represents both public and private companies in a variety of industries, including retail and consumer products, manufacturing, technology services, transportation, telecommunications, real estate, and financial services.

Raymond's experience also includes advising on Taiwan antitrust and competition matters for transportation, telecommunications, and technology companies. In addition, he has been involved in a number of significant cross-Straits investment projects for Chinese and Taiwanese companies. He also frequently counsels clients on a wide range of regulatory compliance matters, such as securities transactions, labor and employment law, environmental regulations, and corporate governance matters. In the last few years, Raymond advised many foreign issuers in their Taiwan IPOs and many local and international clients in their real estate transactions.

Representative transactions include: Micron Technology's US$6 billion acquisition of Inotera, Capella Micro's merger with Vishay, Micron Technology's sponsorship of Elpida Memory's reorganization and acquisition of Rexchip, BOE's acquisition of JEAN Technology (the very first Chinese-listed company's inbound investment in a Taiwan-listed company after the lifting of the outright ban on Chinese inbound investment to Taiwan), TSMC's acquisition of Motech, and TSMC's spin-off of its solar and LED businesses.

Raymond is a member of the Taipei Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of legal topics.

Experience

  • 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.
  • Chroma acquires 20.5 percent of CamtekJones Day advised Chroma ATE Inc., a leading Taiwanese corporation, in its acquisition of approximately 20.5 percent of the shares of Camtek Ltd. at $9.50 per share.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Newell Brands sells Pure Fishing to Sycamore Partners for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Pure Fishing business to Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.3 billion in cash.
  • National Fuel Gas completes $300 million registered public offering of 4.75% NotesJones Day represented National Fuel Gas Company in connection with its registered public offering of $300 million of 4.75% Notes due 2028.
  • SPIL and ASE execute Joint Share Swap Agreement to establish industrial holding companyJones Day advised Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. ("SPIL", TWSE Code: 2325, NASDAQ Code: SPIL), a global leading OSAT (outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) company, in the execution of a Joint Share Swap Agreement with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. ("ASE", TWSE Code: 2311, NYSE Code: ASX), the global leader in the same industry, to jointly establish a new multi-billion-dollar "industrial holding company" ("New HoldCo") by two simultaneous share swaps.
  • MPLX completes $5.5 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $5.5 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.375% Senior Notes due 2023, (ii) $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2028, (iii) $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Senior Notes due 2038, (iv) $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.700% Senior Notes due 2048, and (v) $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.900% Senior Notes due 2058.
  • General Plastic Industrial acquires Katun Corporation from Monomoy Capital PartnersJones Day represented General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of Katun Corporation, a Minneapolis-based global provider of OEM-compatible imaging supplies, photoreceptors, and parts for copiers, printers, MFPs and other imaging equipment, from Monomoy Capital Partners.
  • Qisda completes tender offer for majority interest in DFI, Inc.Jones Day advised Qisda Corporation in the acquisition of the majority stake in a listed company, DFI, Inc., where Qisda previously held approximately 8.71 percent.
  • National Fuel Gas completes $300 million registered public offering of NotesJones Day represented National Fuel Gas Company, an integrated energy company, in connection with its registered public offering of $300 million of 3.95% Notes due 2027.
  • World Fitness Services raises capitalJones Day represented World Fitness Services Limited, the owner and operator of the largest fitness center chain in Taiwan, in connection with its preferred financing placement to CDIB Capital.
  • Micron Technology acquires remaining 67 percent interest in Inotera Memories for approximately $4 billionJones Day advised Micron Technology, Inc. in its $4 billion acquisition of the remaining 67 percent interest in Inotera Memories.
  • Hermes Microvision sold to ASML for NT$100 billion (US$3.1 billion)Jones Day advised Hermes Microvision, Inc. on its sale to ASML Holding NV (ASML: NASDAQ) in an all cash transaction valued at approximately NT$100 billion (US$3.1 billion).
  • Siliconware Precision defends against $1 billion unsolicited tender offer by Advanced Semiconductor EngineeringJones Day is advising Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (SPIL) in relation to an unsolicited tender offer by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) for up to 25 percent of SPIL common shares and ADRs.
  • Shin Kong Life Insurance acquires 40 Gracechurch Street office building from Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors for £136.15 million (US$206.5 million)Jones Day advised Shin Kong Life Insurance Company Limited, a company controlled by Shin Kong Financial Holding Company Limited, in its acquisition of 40 Gracechurch Street in London from Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC for £136.15 million (US$206.5 million).
  • PLDS Germany GmbH sells business units to Magna International Inc.Jones Day advised PLDS Germany GmbH in its sale of the head-up display and electronic components business units in Wetzlar, Germany and the ultrasonic sensor business in Hsinchu, Taiwan to Magna International Inc.
  • Capella Microsystems acquired by Vishay Intertechnology for 6.05 billion New Taiwan Dollars (US$205 million)Jones Day advised Capella Microsystems Inc., a fabless IC design company specializing in optoelectronic products, in its acquisition by Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, for approximately 6.05 billion New Taiwan Dollars (US$205 million).
  • Ikaria announces strategic partnership with Lee's Pharmaceutical for sale of Ikaria's INOMAX Total Care services packageJones Day advised INO Therapeutics LLC d/b/a Ikaria in a series of transactions with Lee's Pharmaceutical (Hong Kong) Limited for the promotion and sales of Ikaria's INOMAX Total Care services package (including device, drug, and accessories for neo-natal pulmonary therapy that treats infant hypoxic respiratory failures) in Greater China (including mainland China, Hong Kong/Macau and Taiwan).
  • Micron Technology acquires leading manufacturer of DRAM integrated circuits Elpida for 200 billion Yen (US$2.5 billion) and 24% stake in Rexchip for US$335 millionJones Day acted as Taiwan counsel to Micron Technology, Inc., one of the world's leading semiconductor companies, in its acquisition of Elpida Memory, Inc., a leading manufacturer of DRAM integrated circuits, for 200 billion Yen (US$2.5 billion) and in its US$335 million acquisition of an approximately 24 percent stake of Rexchip Electronics Corp. from Powerchip Technology Corporation.
  • BOE Technology Group acquires visual display business of JEAN TechnologyJones Day advised BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. (Jing Dong Fang) in its acquisition of visual display business of JEAN Technology for RMB290 million.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • April 12, 2018
      法律盡職調查-以離岸風力發電廠之重要法律議題為中心, 台灣經濟研究院
    • January 25, 2018
      私募股權基金的募集(法律實務面概說), 財團法人中華民國證券暨期貨市場發展基金會
    • December 9, 2017
      跨國投資合作法律, 企業合作與評價研討會
    • October 13, 2017
      公司治理下企業合作之成功關鍵, 玉山華淵論壇
    • August 11, 2016
      企業併購之董監法律責任, 樺晟電子股份有限公司
    • August 7, 2016
      企業併購之董監法律責任, 中鼎工程(股)公司
    • June 3, 2016
      企業社會責任和誠信經營, 裕隆汽車
    • January 18, 216
      國內及海外IPO法律面概說, 福邦證券股份有限公司
    • November 10, 2015
      私募與併購專業人才培訓班-併購案例分析, 金融研訓院
    • September 26, 2014
      Taiwan VC & PE, Asia VC&PE Council and Network Forum 2014 & 25th anniversary of KVCA
    • May 2013
      2013 Forum of Investment in Taiwan and the Connection between Industries in Taiwan and China
    • January 2013
      Instruction for Taiwan IPO Laws and Practices - 2013 Taiwan Branding and Retail Channel Businesses IPO Seminar
    • June 2012
      Opportunities of M&A in Taiwan and China and PRC Investment in Taiwan - 14th (2012) China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum
    • April 2012
      Amendment in Taiwan Company Law and Securities and Exchange Laws: Important Legal Issues regarding the Resolutions and Convening of Board of Directors and Shareholders Meetings (Securities and Futures Institute)
    • October 2011
      Instruction for Taiwan TDR Laws and Practices
    • July 2011
      Laws and Practices in Taiwan M&A, Deloitte Taipei
    • May 2011
      New Vision of PRC Investment in Taiwan post ECFA: Laws and Regulations regarding Taiwan Capital Markets and M&A
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