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Joseph P.Y. Tseng

Fax +886.2.2325.5838
Mr. Tseng is a corporate lawyer at K&L Gates’ Taipei office with broad experience in cross-border transactions in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Tseng’s practice includes venture capital and private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, Fintech and general corporate matters.

Mr. Tseng has represented a multitude of venture capital funds investing in Asia Pacific region and start-ups in equity and debt financing, and advised Fintech companies to launch their services in Taiwan. He regularly advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions matters and business planning, including restructuring of businesses. Mr. Tseng has also advised lead managers in initial public offering and bond offering. He has extensive experience in transactions in many industries, including semiconductor, distribution, software engineering, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, Fintech, travel, and consumer.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates in 2012, Mr. Tseng practiced law at another Taiwanese law firm where he focused on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets.

  • Yuanta Securities as lead manager to the offering of senior notes issued by Yuanta Securities Asia Financial Services Limited.
  • Yuanta Securities as lead manager to the offering of convertible bonds issued by BizLink Holding Inc.
  • II-VI Incorporated on its acquisition and privatization of CoAdna Holdings, Inc.
  • Skyroam in its Series C financing.
  • KaiOS in its seed round and Series A financing.
  • Sequoia Capital in the Series B financing of Go-Jek.
  • Sequoia Capital in the Series A financing of Appier.
  • Carnival PLC in launching services in Taiwan.
  • Intel Capital in its Series C financing of FocalTech.
  • A consortium of private equities in its TWD8.7 billion management buyout of Primax Electronics Ltd.
  • A consortium of private equities in its TWD10.4 billion management buyout of Data Systems Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • BizLink Holding Inc. in its TWD430 million initial public offering of common stock at the Taiwan Stock Exchange.