John C. Lin

John Lin's practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions. His work includes representation of public and private clients, investment banks, and institutional investors in mergers, management and leveraged buyouts, share swaps, spin-offs, joint ventures, going private transactions, corporate restructuring, private equity, intellectual property transactions, technology licensing, and other general business transactions. John also has advised many multinational corporations in high-tech, software, petrochemical, financial services, and venture capital industries on a broad range of matters including corporate financing, strategic alliances, joint research and development programs, distribution arrangements, employee relations, and cross-border disputes.

John's representative transactions include: MediaTek's merger with MStar Semiconductor, SpringSoft's merger with Synopsys, Micron Technology's sponsorship of Elpida Memory reorganization and acquisition of Rexchip, Micron Technology's joint venture in Inotera Memories with Nanya Technology, Fresenius Medical Care's renal care joint venture with Excelsior Group, Lincoln Electric Company's acquisition of the China welding businesses of Kuang Tai Metal, and TSMC's acquisition of Motech. [1]