Paul Hastings Advises Fosun International on Cirque Du Soleil Acquisition

April 21, 2015

Shanghai and Los Angeles, CA Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it is representing Fosun International, the largest private-owned conglomerate in China, on its participation in the acquisition of Cirque Du Soleil. Fosun is a member of the buyer consortium backed by American buyout fund, TPG Capital.  The consortium signed definitive agreements with the owners of Cirque Du Soleil and the consummation of the acquisition is subject to customary conditions

Cirque Du Soleil is a globally renowned performance troupe and is the world’s largest theatrical production company.

The cross-border Paul Hastings team is led by M&A partners David Hernand, Jia Yan and David Wang; IP Licensing partner Tiffany Lee; and associates Vincent Buehler, Ting Wang and Lily Zhang.


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