Sophia H. H. Yeh

Senior Counselor

Sophia contributed to the drafting of the bill for Taiwan's Enterprise Mergers and Acquisitions Act and the amendments to the Company Act to improve the legal framework for effecting mergers and acquisitions in Taiwan especially cross-border transactions. She was also involved in streamlining the government's policy on encouraging the development of the service industry as a whole in Taiwan.

Besides the HP/Compaq merger, Motorola's spin off of a division to form Freescale, Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.'s alliance with TPO Displays Corp., Carlyle's sale of TBC, a cable TV operator, Carlyle's acquisition of another cable TV operator, Kbro (previously known as EMC), and Capital Target Limited's investment in Jih Sun Financial Holding Co., Ltd., Sophia helped to conclude the following major tender offers for multi-national companies to successfully take Taiwan listed companies private:

·      Jabil Circuit Inc.'s Acquisition of Taiwan Green Point

·      Arrow Electronics' Acquisition of Ultra Source Technology Corp.

·      Oaktree Capital Management's Acquisition of Fu Sheng

·      CVC Capital Partners' acquisition of Nien Made

·      Synopsys' acquisition of SpringSoft

Sophia has been named as one of the best leading counsels in Corporate/M&A by the Asia Pacific Legal 500. She is increasingly prominent in private and general M&A as reported in the Chambers Asia, Asia's Leading Lawyers for Business in Taiwan.

    Educational Background

    University of Pennsylvania (LL.M.) - 1987
    National Taiwan University (LL.B.) – 1980

    Practices

    Mergers and Acquisitions,Corporate Restructuring,Cross-border Investments ,IPO,Company Act & Securities Act,Labor Act,Fair Trade Act,

    Experience

    Lee and Li (1981~).





    Publications

    The taxation of income derived from the supply of technology (co-write IFA Article with Summer Yu and Lawrence Liu)
    Model Acquisition Asset Purchase Agreement (Taiwan)

    NBN Tax Management – Business Operation in the Republic of China (Taiwan) – 1998~2014


    Contact Information

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2715-3300 Ext.2245
    Fax:+886-2-2713-3966
    E-Mail:sophiayeh@leeandli.com