Tsar & Tsai


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Tsar & Tsai is a full-service Taiwanese law firm established in 1965 by Ruchin Tsar and Paul Tsai and has since grown to encompass over 70 professionals. The firm provides services to local and foreign clients on all aspects of commercial transactions, and on domestic and international dispute resolution and litigation.


Focusses / specialisms 

The firm is best known for its finance, M&A and capital markets work in the transactional space.


Key clients 

Key clients of the firm include Taiwania Capital Management Corporation, Academia Sinica, Lai Sun Development Company, 58 freight, Marelli Corporation, GlobalWafers, Advantage Partners, SF Holding, and HP.


Research period review: 32nd edition (2022/2023)  

The finance team was active in financing and regulatory mandates for projects in the energy, education, and real estate sectors.

In the capital markets area, the team advised on IPOs, rights issues, privatisation, equity transactions, and zero-coupon convertible bonds primarily for issuers, sellers, and investors.

The corporate team was very active in cross-border acquisitions for both buy and sell sides. The team advised clients across regions in the US, UK, Germany, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan in different sectors such as energy, logistics, consumer goods and services, chemical, technology, and telecommunications.


Deal highlights: 32nd edition (2022/2023)

Cathay Sustainable $2.7 billion 605MW Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind financing

Lai Sun Development $1.19 billion rights issue

58 freight $ 400 million HKEX IPO

GlobalWafers $1 billion currency linked zero coupon convertible bonds issue

INEOS $5 billion acquisitions of BP

SF Holding HK$17.6 billion acquisition of Kerry Logistics


Client Feedback: 32nd edition (2022/2023)   


"Obtained the TFTC's decision within a requested timeline."


Matt Liu

"Understood well the timeline of the deal and handled the case to meet the timeline."