Deal Watch - 2/17/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 17, 2009 at 11:02 PM



Lovells represented HK Electric on its acquisition of a 45 percent stake in three China power plants from Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd., one of HK Electric’s major shareholders. The deal was worth HK$5.68 billion, and Lovells Asia corporate team was led by Jamie Barr.Clifford Chance and Linklaters have worked...

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Deal Watch - 2/13/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 13, 2009 at 5:02 PM



Freshfields represented Anheuser-Busch Inbev in selling its 19.99% equity in China’s Tsingtao Brewery to Japan’s Asahi Brewery. Anheuser-Busch still maintains a 7% minority stake in Tsingtao, but with this deal, Asahi Brewery will be Tsingtao Brewery’s second largest shareholder. Freshfield lawyers Robert Ashworth and T...

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Deal Watch - 1/30/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 30, 2009 at 5:01 PM



Skadden’s Hong Kong Finance and Investment Funds practice represented Merrill Lynch in Galaxy Entertainment’s offer to purchase for cash US$250m in its notes due 2010 and US$100mn for notes due 2012. Slaughter & May and White & Case secured roles in advising Philips Electronics and TPV Technology Limited as Tech...

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Deal Watch - 12/18/08

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on December 18, 2008 at 5:12 PM



Mayer Brown JSM acted for Hempel AG on the conditional buy-out of its joint venture partner China Merchant Holdings (International) Co Ltd in Hempel-Hai Hong. The total consideration for the sale of the sale shares, the assignment of the joint venture IP rights and the grant of all other rights to Hempel was over HK$1.1...

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Deal Watch - 12/11/08

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on December 11, 2008 at 5:12 PM



Weil Gostshal & Manges and Clifford Chance have snared lead roles advising on the sale of AIG Private Bank to Abu Dhabi investment group Aabar Investments PSJC. In addition, Weil Gotshal London corporate partner Peter King led a team with New York partner Richard Ginsburg advising global client AIG on its sale to Aa...

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Deal Watch - 11/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on November 24, 2008 at 5:11 PM



•    Bryan Cave advised ALAM Group, private equity investors that specialize in property investments in China, in China Everbright Limited’s acquisition of a 51 percent controlling interest in ALAM. Partners Chris Lause and Evan Chuck lead the transaction from the Hong Kong office.•    Paul Hastings advised Enric Energy...

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Deal Watch - 11/4/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on November 4, 2008 at 4:11 PM



•    Morrison & Foerster LLP has advised Deutsche Bank and China Merchant Securities in the joint financing of Hong Kong-listed Enric Energy Equipment Holdings Ltd. The acquisition from major shareholder, China International Marine Containers Co. Ltd. is estimated at $1.2 billion. Partners Xiaohu Ma and Tien-yo Chao...

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Deal Watch - 10/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on October 24, 2008 at 6:10 PM



•    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP represented Nomura Holdings Inc. in its agreement with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to acquire all the share capitals of Lehman Brothers Services (India) Private Ltd., Lehman Brothers Financial Services Ltd., and Lehman Brothers Structured Finance Services Private Ltd. ...

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