Kirkland & Ellis Advises Vimicro Special Committee in Definitive Merger Agreement

Legal News & Analysis – Asia Pacific - China – Private Equity

16 September, 2015

 

Kirkland & Ellis is advising the special committee of the board of directors of Nasdaq-listed Vimicro International Corp., a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, in connection with its ‘going private’ acquisition by a buyer group including  the co-chief executive officers of Vimicro, Dr. Zhonghan (John) Deng and Zhaowei (Kevin) Jin.  The Merger Agreement was announced on September 15, 2015.
 
The Kirkland team on the transaction is being led by Hong Kong corporate partners David Zhang and Jesse Sheley.
 
For additional information, please see press release here: http://irweb.vimicro.com/en/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=22&id=156