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Amy Yang is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, foreign direct investment and general corporate matters.
Amy advises multinationals in their acquisitions of assets or equity interests in Chinese companies. She also advises on legal compliance and regulatory approvals in China, including employment, environment, real estate, and foreign exchange control.
The J.M. Smucker Company in the US$35 million acquisition of a non-controlling equity position in one of the leading Chinese manufacturers for oatmeal products. This was J.M. Smucker Company's first acquisition in China involving a series of very complicated restructuring work inside China.
IHI Corporation, a Japanese industrial group listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, in the acquisition of Ionbond Group, a worldwide leader in advanced coatings and coating equipment headquartered in Switzerland, from majority shareholders Barclays Ventures and Credit Suisse AG and other minority shareholders.
Zhejiang Sanhua Co. Ltd., a leading global manufacturer of components for privately and commercially used refrigeration and air-conditioning units and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in China, in the acquisition of AWECO - Group, a manufacturer and distributor of components for household appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines and refrigerators. The transaction marked Sanhua's first major acquisition in Europe.