Asia Offices named "Leading" Firm for Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
Presenter: Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012
Weil is best known for its private equity capabilities, although it also offers a robust corporate practice. Recent highlights include advising China Media Capital on its acquisition of controlling stakes in both News Corporation's 'Star TV' Chinese television channels and Fortune Star Chinese movie library. The Beijing team wins particular praise for its ability to advise on the legal aspects of an issue as well as the commercial and business practicalities of a transaction. The team works out of three offices in Greater China.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Peter Feist in Hong Kong heads the private equity practice across the Asia-Pacific region, while Steve Xiang heads the firm's Shanghai and Beijing offices.