Mikaela (Zhiying) Feng


Mikaela Feng
Mikaela (Zhiying) Feng is an associate in Weil’s Tax Department and is based in New York. Ms. Feng participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to the tax aspects of a wide range of corporate representations.

Ms. Feng has been part of the teams advising:

  • The Blackstone Group in the investment by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities in Sema4
  • Campbell Soup Company in its $2.2 billion sale of Campbell International, Inc. and in its sales of Bolthouse Farms, Garden Fresh Gourmet and Kelsen Group A/S
  • EP Energy Corporation in a $629 million reserve-based revolving facility to finance business operations upon emerging from its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Genstar Capital in its sale of Pretium Packaging, LLC
  • MGM Resorts International (MGM Resorts) in the formation of a joint venture between MGM Growth Properties LLC and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust to acquire the Las Vegas real estate assets of the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay for $4.6 billion and to lease back these assets to subsidiaries of MGM Resorts
  • Oak Hill Capital and its portfolio company EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) in the merger of EPIC and JenCap Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group); and EPIC in its acquisition of Prime Risk Partners Inc.
  • Providence Strategic Growth Partners in its sale of a majority stake in Burning Glass Technologies
  • TPG Global in the acquisition by TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a SPAC sponsored by TPG Global, of the stock of Accel Entertainment, Inc., with the resulting entity having an initial enterprise value of approximately $884 million 

Ms. Feng received her J.D. and Tax LL.M., with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.S., with First Class Honors, from The University of Hong Kong.