Deal Watch 1/17

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM



Allen & Gledhill advised The Minor Food Group Plc on the RMB155 million (US$25m) acquisition by MFG International Holding (SINGAPORE) Pte Ltd of a 49 percent interest in a joint venture company which owns the Beijing Riverside & Courtyard business. Partners Leon Ng and Ellis Tang led the transaction.Amarchand &a...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 1/17/2013

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM



Baker & McKenzie appointed veteran corporate and securities lawyer Lance Chen as partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office on 1 January 2013 to head the US securities practice group in Hong Kong and China. Chen, who rejoins the firms from ICBC International Capital Ltd, was a US securities partner at the firm from 2000...

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Deal Watch 1/10

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 5:01 PM



Allen & Gledhill advised Keppel Land Ltd and Keppel Land Financial Services Pte Ltd on a US$3 billion multicurrency medium term note programme, under which the two companies may issue notes and/or perpetual securities. Under the programme, Keppel Land Financial Services Pte Ltd has issued US$250 million fixed rate n...

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Partner Moves and Promotions

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 5:01 PM



Baker & McKenzie appointed registered foreign lawyer Kensaku Takase as a partner in the firm’s Tokyo office as of 5 January 2013. He will be working as a member of the intellectual property (IP) / information technology (IT) / electronic commerce group and will mainly be involved with cross-border IP matters. Takase...

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Deal Watch 1/3

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 6:01 AM



Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Clifford Chance, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and Shearman & Sterling advised underwriters (BOCI Asia, ICBC International Capital, ICBC International Securities, CIMB Securities and ABCI Securities Company) on China Machinery Engineering Corporation’s (CMEC) HK$3.9bn (£240m) ...

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Regulatory Changes 1/3

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 6:01 AM



Chinese Securities Journal has reported that China is beginning to run background checks on the 800 plus companies that have applied for domestic share sales in effort to shorten the IPO waiting list and relieve pressure on the stock market. The Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has been examining the appl...

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Deal Watch 12/22/12

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 9:12 PM



Allen & Gledhill has advised Clifford Capital Pte Ltd in respect of its formation as well as in respect of securing a guarantee from the Government of Singapore on the debt instruments issued, credit or liquidity facilities utilised by Clifford Capital. The guarantee’s limit is US$3.9 billion, comprising up to US$2....

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Partner Moves & Promotions 12/21/2012

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 8:12 PM



Davis Polk & Wardwell appointed Martin Rogers and James Wadham as partners in Hong Kong. Rogers (English and Hong Kong law-qualified) will join from the Hong Kong office of Clifford Chance where he was the Asia-Pacific head of litigation and dispute resolution and the Asia-Pacific co-head of financial services regul...

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Deal Watch 12/14/12

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 10:12 PM



Clifford Chance advised China’s Jiangsu Jinsheng Industry Co Ltd on its acquisition of the natural fibres and textile components business units from Oerlikon Corporation AG Pfäffikon (Switzerland). The purchase price was based on an enterprise value of around CHF650 million (US$700m). The transaction is subject to clear...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 12/14/12

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 10:12 PM



Davis Polk & Wardwell appointed partner Martin Rogers, former Clifford Chance Asia Pacific litigation and dispute resolution head and financial services co-head, to the firm’s capital markets and corporate focused Hong Kong office. He has spent over 22 years in Asia advising and working on complex regulatory enforce...

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