Paul Tang is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, based in Hong Kong. Paul regularly advises private equity funds and their portfolios, public and private companies and other investment institutions in their cross-border strategic M&As, buyouts, growth capital investments, joint ventures, restructurings and dispositions. He has extensive experience advising both multinational corporate clients on their strategic investments in China and Chinese companies on their outbound M&A transactions.
Paul brings over a dozen years of experience, spanning a broad range of sectors including TMT, healthcare, industrials and resources.
His experience includes representing:
- Alibaba on its various equity investments in growth capital targets, including SenseTime, a leading artificial intelligence company.
- Bain Capital in Bain consortium's acquisition of a majority equity stake in Carver Korea Co., Ltd, a Korean cosmetics company.
- CIC Capital Corporation in its Series A financing of Esco Lifesciences Group Ltd., a Singapore-headquartered medical device manufacturer with global presence.
- CMC Capital Partners in various private equity transactions in China involving a number of media and entertainment targets, including its investments in Leqee, a China-based e-commerce company; Kuaikan World, a China-based TMT company developing and operating an online comic application platform; Yishou, a Chinese supply chain management company; Yatsen Holding Limited, a manufacturer of cosmetic products under the brand name "Perfect Diary" in Greater China; and TheBeastShop, a Chinese e-commerce company focusing on flora products.
- Ctrip in connection with its joint venture with Standard Chartered Bank, PCCW Limited and Hong Kong Telecom. The joint venture engages in virtual banking business in Hong Kong.
- NetEase, Inc., a leading Chinese technology company listed on Nasdaq, in its various cross-border investment, divestment and strategic collaboration transactions relating to game studios and online music in Europe and North America.
- Zynga, Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, in its US$525 million acquisition of StarLark, developer of the fast-growing and second-largest mobile golf game in the world, Golf Rival, from Betta Games.
*Includes experience prior to joining White & Case