William Wu

William Wu

Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong

Email william.wu@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5032

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish, Hokkien, Mandarin

Practice groupCorporate

William Wu's practice encompasses a wide range of corporate, M&A, capital market and regulatory matters. He is experienced in advising international clients in cross-border matter, representing both public and private clients in debt offering, pre-IPO restructuring, mergers, spin-offs, joint ventures, and other general business transactions. William has also advised multinational corporations on their strategic alliances, distribution arrangements, as well as cross-border disputes arising out of business transactions.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, William worked for another international law firm in capital market and M&A group for 4 years and had advised Shin Kong Life Insurance in its first overseas acquisition of prime business building situated in London city centre*, a Taiwan listed company in semiconductor industry in its sale to ASML Holding NV*, Hearts on Fire acquired by Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited* (HKEx: 1929), business reorganization of Audi AG's dealer distribution network in Taiwan*, and an international bank in a cross-border dispute involving borrower default in syndicate loan*. In debt capital market, William advised Neo Solar Power* (TPE:3576), BizLink Holding* (TPE:3665), and Siliconware Precision Industries* (NASDAQ: SPIL; TSE: 2325) in multiple Reg.S and Rule 144A offerings.

William is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a Registered Foreign Lawyer at the Hong Kong Law Society.

Education and admissions


LL.M., Cornell University, 2013

LL.B (Hons), University of Manchester, 2011

B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Representative experience

Represent a Taiwan listed company in semiconductor industry in its sale to ASML Holding NV in an all cash transaction valued at US$3.1bn.*

Represent U.S. listed technology company in its US$3.2bn acquisition of the remaining 67% interests in a Taiwan listed semiconductor company.*

Represent a Taiwan listed company in its all cash acquisition of 70% equity interest of a global cosmetics e-commerce company.*

Represent a U.S. based jewellery group in its sale to a Hong Kong listed jewellery group in transaction valued at US$150m.*

Represent a Taiwan listed company in its acquisition of a digital home audio speaker and equipment maker based in Hong Kong valued at US$84m.*

Represent a Taiwan insurance company in its first acquisition of prime business property in central London valued at US$206.5m.*

Represent Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. in its issue and offering of US$400m Zero Coupon Bonds due 2019.*

Represent Neo Solar Power Corporation in its issue and offering of US$120m Zero Coupon Bonds due 2017.*

Represent BizLink Holding Inc. in its issue and offering of US$80m Zero Coupon Bonds due 2021.*

Represent Volkswagen AG and Taikoo Motors in vehicle safety investigation by Taiwan Ministry of Transportation and Communication.*

Represent a Taiwan listed motor group in its restructuring of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck business.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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