Tony Mou's practice focuses on general corporate and transactional matters. He advises in the areas of corporate finance, venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, and foreign direct investments.

His clients include private equity/venture capital funds and general partners and limited partners, entrepreneurs, and venture-backed growth stage and public companies.

Tony assists multinational companies operating in both the People's Republic of China and the United States in a broad range of industries. He has extensive experience in advising overseas investors in setting up operations in China in the forms of joint venture or wholly owned subsidiaries and acquiring local Chinese companies, and in consulting China local clients in their business operations, expansions, and investments in various aspects in the United States. He also advises PRC clients by coordinating with U.S. specialists in tax planning, trust setup, employment, and litigation and mediation supports.

Awards and recognitions

2018

Recommended in the area of Private Equity/Venture Capital
Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Cornell Law School, 2001

M.B.A., Baruch College, 1994

B.A., National Taiwan University, 1989

Bar admissions and qualifications

California

Representative experience

Advising a leading laser projector company in its Cayman-China inversion restructuring and becoming one of the first STAR Market listed companies*

Advising the formation of a US$100m Hong Kong joint venture among a Belgium public company, a Cayman VIE entity, and a Chinese SOE*

Advising the formations of all Linear Capital funds, one of the most renowned early stage data intelligence and frontier technology VC investment funds in China

Advising multiple China-based clients in the formations of U.S. subsidiaries, especially from U.S. regulatory, corporate, and tax perspectives*

Advising multiple China-based clients in making minority interests investments in U.S. companies*

Advising We Doctor Group in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in a financing*

Advising Leleketang in its Series A to Series C+ financings, raising multi-million dollars of funds from venture investors

Advising on the sale of PPTV to Suning for US$420m, and advised the founders in establishing their subsequent new startup ventures*

Advising DFJDragon and Draper Dragon in forming their China and U.S. focused venture capital funds*

Advising Wuxi Luoshe Printing and Dying in coordination with the litigators, in a complex breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract case in California resulting in a verdict of US$72m*

Advising Linear Capital for over 40 portfolio company minority interest investments

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.