Peiwen Chen

Local Partner, Hong Kong SAR

Biography

Overview

Peiwen Chen is a local partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Group, based in Hong Kong. Her experience includes advising on a range of mergers & acquisitions, private equity and joint ventures, with a strong focus on infrastructure and renewable energy projects.

Peiwen is recognized as a rising leader and expert in M&A/PE in Asia Pacific. She was recently nominated and is a finalist in the prestigious ALB Hong Kong Law Awards as a "Young Lawyer of the Year" and Women in Business Law Asia Awards for the "Rising Star Award".

Bars and Courts
Hong Kong
Victoria Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia
Education
LLB & BCom
University of Melbourne
Languages
English
Mandarin
Cantonese
Japanese

Experience

Examples of Peiwen's recent experience include advising on the following matters:

  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the development, equity sale process and US$3 billion (NT$90 billion) financing of the 589 MW Changfang and Xidao (CFXD) offshore wind project in Taiwan. This deal won multiple industry awards, including "Asia Pacific Renewable Deal of the Year 2020" by PFI Awards and "Project Finance Deal of the Year 2021" by IFLR Asia Pacific Awards.
  • Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of a 95 percent interest in Swancor Renewable Energy Co. Ltd, including its 25 percent interest in the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. This deal was recognized as "Renewables Deal of the Year, Asia-Pacific" at the 2019 Infrastructure Investor Awards.
  • A global infrastructure fund and developer on the acquisition, and joint venture development, of four offshore wind project developments across various prefectures in Japan.
  • Celestica Inc., a Canadian-listed multinational electronics manufacturing services business, on its US$306 million acquisition of PCI Private Limited, a Singaporean-based South East Asian electronics manufacturing and service business, from Platinum Private Equity.
  • Schneider Electric in its:
    • a global player in energy management and automation, on its US$2.1 billion (₹14,000 crore) acquisition of Larsen & Toubro Electrical & Automation, and on the subsequent consortium arrangements between Schneider Electric and Temasek Holdings Private Ltd. The transaction won "Cross Border Deal of the Year (over US$1 billion)" at the M&A Advisor's Awards 2020 and "India Deal of the Year" by India Business Law Journal 2020; and
    • on the incubation, establishment and investment in a joint venture energy management company NaviX Solutions based in Singapore. NaviX Solutions is the first venture developed from the partnership between SEF and EDB New Ventures, the corporate venture building arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board.
  • The Carlyle Group, in its:
    • acquisition of a US$490 million strategic 20% stake in Piramal Pharma, the pharmaceutical division of Piramal Enterprises Limited, one of India's leading diversified companies, with a presence in financial services, information management and pharmaceuticals.
    • acquisition of a majority stake in SeQuent Scientific Limited, the largest pure-play animal healthcare company in India with global operations.
  • BlackRock on its proposed acquisition of 100% share interest of Eastlink International Investment Inc to indirectly own 100% of Central Park, a commercial real estate property located in Shanghai.