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Victor I-Hsiu Chang

Victor I-Hsiu Chang

Partner

Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Business
  • Foreign Investment
  • Joint Ventures

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

WSG Regional Council
Member 2020/ 2021
WSG in Asia Group
Member
WSG Main Group
Member
ABA Group
Member
IBA Group
Member
Profile
Victor Chang has extensive multi-jurisdiction transactional experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity fund formations and cross border transactions of all types, frequently involving parties from North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Taiwan and China. Prior to joining LCS in 2003, Mr. Chang was deputy general counsel of Trader Classified Media, N.V., a leading classified media company traded on the Paris Bourse and also practiced for seven years in Boston, Massachusetts.

Mr. Chang has been recognized and recommended by leading publications such as Chambers, IFLR, ALB, Legal 500, Asia Law and Asian In-House Counsel.

Representative Clients and Transactions:

* Representation of Primus Financial in its acquisition of Nan Shan Life insurance for approximately US$2.0 billion in cash (Largest cash acquisition in Taiwan.)
* Representation of Qimonda AG in the sale of its interest in Inotera to Micron for approximately US$400 million in cash.
* Representation of a buyout consortium (H&Q, Merrill Lynch and FAT Capital) in the LBO of Primax Electronics Ltd. for US$250 million in cash. (First completed LBO in Taiwan.)
* Representation of Fu Sheng Industrial Co., Ltd. in respect of the tender offer by Oaktree and others for all of the outstanding shares of Fu Sheng for approx. US$900 million. (IFLR 2007 Private Equity Deal of the Year.)
* Representation of Standard Chartered Bank in its tender offer of Hsinchu International Bank for approximately US$1.2 billion. (Largest and most successful tender offer in Taiwan. Finance Asia and CFO Asia Deal of the Year)
* Representation of SouFun Holdings Limited and its shareholders in the sale of 51% of SouFun's voting interest to Telstra Corporation for US$254.0 million in cash. (The second largest internet M&A in China.)
* Representation of SKF AB in its leveraged acquisition of ABBA Linear Tech Co., Ltd. for approximately NT$2.05 billion in cash.
* Representation of the selling shareholders of Intech Machines Co. Ltd. in its takeover by Manz Automation AG for approximately EUR 26.0 million.
* Representation of the formation of numerous Greater China private equity funds and their respective general partners and principals, with total commitments in excess of US$1.0 billion from 2005 to present.

Bar Admissions

Admitted in Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Education

University of Chicago Law School (J.D.)
Harvard University, (B.A. magna cum laude)
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets | Corporate and Business | Foreign Investment | Joint Ventures | Mergers & Acquisitions | Venture Capital

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
    Taiwan Bar Association
    New York Bar Association
    Massachusetts Bar Association
Articles

LCS Provides 2015 Taiwan Employment Law Update
LCS & Partners, December 2015

LCS has provided a 2015 Taiwan Employment Law Update.  1. Five-Day Workweek to Kick Off Next Year  An amendment to the Labor Standards Act (the "LSA") will take effect on January 1, 2016, paving the way for a five-day workweek and for working hours per week to be reduced to 40 hours.  The LSA currently sets a ceiling of regular working hours of 84 hours fortnightly.  2...

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