3 August 2005, Hong Kong – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong, New York and Silicon Valley offices advised the underwriters, led by Goldman Sachs International, in the US$506.6 million follow-on offering of American
depository shares of AU Optronics Corporation.
AU Optronics is the the world’s third-largest and the largest manufacturer of thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in Taiwan. The company’s ADS’s are listed on the Ne York Stock Exchange.
The attorneys involved were Hong Kong capital markets partner Leiming Chen, capital markets partner Larry Crouch from the firm’s Menlo Park office, New York counsel Charles Gittleman, associates Jennifer Peng, Vivian Wong, Eileen O’Pray, Russell Sacks, Tanya Sheridan, Sandra Kister
and Gloria Huang, and legal assistants Aaron Huang and Terence Lau.