Serena Hsieh is an associate in the New York Sourcing & Technology Transactions Practice, within the Firm's Intellectual Property Group. Serena's practice focuses on transactional matters involving intellectual property, information technology, data privacy and security issues.
Serena regularly assists clients navigate an array of issues including stand alone patent licensing matters, formation of joint ventures and strategic acquisitions for global technology companies. She works closely with client legal and business teams, supporting day-to-day commercial arrangements and other agreements related to intellectual property and business sourcing.
Recent transactions include representation of:
Brookfield Asset Management in its CAD$4.3 billion acquisition of Enercare Inc., one of North America's largest home and commercial services companies, providing residential energy infrastructure, including water heaters, heating, ventilation, air conditioners rentals;
Dwyer Franchising LLC, one of the world's largest franchisor of home service brands and a portfolio company of Harvest Partners, in the acquisition of Mosquito Joe, the leading franchisor in the mosquito control services industry;
Dominus Capital L.P. in its acquisition of BluSky Restoration Holdings LLC, a provider of commercial, industrial, governmental, residential and multifamily restoration, renovation, environmental and roofing services in the United States and Puerto Rico;
Dominus Capital, L.P. in its acquisition of EMPG Holding Company, a procurement and marketing services group for dealers of foodservice equipment and supplies;
Carlyle Power Partners in acquisition of three natural gas-fired generation facilities in New England, known as Bridgeport Energy, Tiverton Power and Rumford Power, for a purchase price of US$590 million.
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, on the acquisition of Leidos Cyber, the commercial cybersecurity division of Leidos;
An affiliate of CVC Pacific Limited in its acquisition of a majority equity stake in UnitedLex, a leading alternative legal services provider;
CVC Capital Partners in its US$1.425 billion acquisition of PDC Brands, a beauty and personal care products company;
FCX Performance, Inc., a portfolio company of Harvest Partners, in its approximately US$768 million sale to Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: AIT);
Triton Partners in the acquisition of WernerCo, a Switzerland-based fully integrated international manufacturer and distributor of ladders, secure storage systems and light duty construction equipment;
SDIC Fund Management Co., Ltd. in its agreement to acquire an ownership stake in Maxwell Technologies, Inc.;
Harvest Partners in its acquisition of PRO Unlimited, a provider of contingent workforce management services and software; and its acquisition of TDG Group Holdings Company, a leading franchisor in the home service industry; and
Certares LP in its investments in Guardian Alarm and Guardian Medical Monitoring.