O'Melveny and Pan Recognized by China Mergers & Acquisitions Association for Work on Top Deals


Julie Fei
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

SHANGHAI -- November 19, 2014 --
O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s partner Wendy Pan was recognized with a China M&A Service Award by China Mergers & Acquisitions Association for her work on Jiangsu Phoenix Education Publishing Co., Ltd.’s purchase of Publication International Ltd.’s children’s book business. The deal was the first overseas acquisition by a Chinese company in the media and publishing industry.

The China Dealmaker magazine called the transaction the largest cross-border acquisition within the publishing industry in Chinese history. Shanghai partner Pan provided comprehensive support throughout the seven months of complex negotiations, including due diligence, negotiation and transactional assistance, foreign investment review, and closing support.

The Association also recognized Sailing Capital Management Co., Ltd.’s investment in MobilEye, a technological leader in the area of advanced image sensing and processing technology for automotive applications, as a Deal of the Year. An O’Melveny team, led by Pan and Shanghai partner Qiang Li, advised Sailing Capital on the transaction.

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