Will Cai


I am a trusted advisor and partner to entrepreneurs and investors in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions.


+852 3758 1210

Will Cai is a corporate partner and the head of Cooley's Asia capital markets practice. He is also the founding partner of CYL & Partners, a firm of Hong Kong solicitors which practices in association with Cooley HK, a Hong Kong registered foreign law firm. He represents issuers and global investment banks in US and Hong Kong capital market transactions. He also advises private equity funds and multinationals in their investments in the Greater China region, as well as Chinese companies in their cross-border M&A activities.

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  • Avidity Biosciences - $289 Million IPO 

  • Legend Biotech - $487 Million IPO 

  • Applied Molecular Transport - $177 Million IPO 

  • ORIC Pharmaceuticals - $138 Million IPO 

  • EHang Holdings - $40 Million IPO 

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  • Stanford Law School
    JD, 2006

  • China University of Political Science and Law
    LLB, 1997

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Solicitor of Hong Kong


+852 3758 1210 office

CYL & Partners
in Association with Cooley HK

Suites 3501 – 3505, 35/F
Two Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place
Central, Hong Kong  

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