Tony's practice focuses on general corporate and transactional matters. He provides advice in the areas of corporate finance, venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation and foreign direct investments. His clients include PE/VC funds and general partners and limited partners, entrepreneurs, venture-backed growth stage and public companies.

Tony assists multinational companies operating in both the PRC and U.S. 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 varies aspects in the United States. He also advises PRC clients, by coordinating with U.S. specialists, in the area of 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 become 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 US subsidiaries, especially from US regulatory, corporate, and tax perspectives*

Advising multiple China based clients in making minority interests investments in US companies*

Advising We Doctor Group in raising US $394 million 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 $420 million, and advised the founders in establishing their subsequent new startup ventures*

Advising DFJDragon and Draper Dragon in forming their China and US 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 $72 million*

Advising Linear Capital for over 40 portfolio company minority interest investments

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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