Will Cai


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


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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  • Grindr Agrees to Merge With SPAC Tiga Acquisition Corp. 

  • Huitongda Network – HK$2.2 Billion IPO 

  • Freshworks – $1.13 Billion IPO 

  • Kredivo Agrees to SPAC Merger With VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II 

  • Keymed Biosciences – HK$3.1 Billion IPO 

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  • Stanford Law School
    JD, 2006

  • China University of Political Science and Law
    LLB, 1997

Admissions & Credentials


Solicitor of Hong Kong



CYL & Partners
in Association with Cooley HK