Q2 2016 Deals

Posted on July 14, 2016 at 2:07 AM



Q2 Deals
By Ashima Ohri | 30 Jun 16
Mayer Brown JSM, Shearn Delamore & Co, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro and Singapore’s Shook Lin & Bok have advised International Finance Corporation (IFC) on its investment in an $830 million greenfield ammonia plant in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Jones Day, Khaitan, HSF, CAM on India gas IPO
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 29 Jun 16
Jones Day and Khaitan & Co. have advised Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) and its promoters on MGL’s $152.6 million initial public offering on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange of India.
SE Asia Deals: Week of June 27
By Karuna Jainpalli | 29 Jun 16
NRF, Bakers, A&G, Dentons act on Frasers Logistics’ $664 mln Singapore IPO, Jones Day, Khaitan, HSF, CAM on India gas IPO, and more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
North Asia Deals: Week of June 27
By Karuna Jainpalli | 29 Jun 16
Han Kun, KWM, Sidley Austin star in China Digital Video’s HK IPO, Kirkland & Ellis acts on China Grand Automotive’s partial offer for Baoxin Auto Group, and more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
NRF, Bakers, A&G, Dentons Rodyk on Frasers Logistics’ $664 mln SG IPO
By Ashima Ohri | 28 Jun 16
Norton Rose Fulbright, Allen & Gledhill, Baker & McKenzie and Dentons Rodyk have advised on Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust's initial public offering on the Singapore Exchange valued at S$903 million ($664 million), the largest on the local bourse this...
SE Asia Deals: Week of June 20
By Karuna Jainpalli | 22 Jun 16
Shearman, AHP star in Cikarang Listrindo’s $275 mln Indonesia IPO, India’s Shardul, Cyril, AZB act on HDFC Standard’s potential acquisition of Max Life Insurance, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
W&C, MoFo, Covington, Slaughters on $8.6 bln Tencent-Supercell deal
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 22 Jun 16
Covington & Burling and Slaughter and May have advised China's biggest gaming group Tencent on the purchase a majority stake in 'Clash of Clans' mobile game maker Supercell from Japan’s SoftBank in a deal valued at $8.6 billion.
North Asia Deals: Week of June 20
By Karuna Jainpalli | 22 Jun 16
White & Case, MoFo, Covington, Slaughters act on $8.6 bln Tencent-Supercell deal, Orrick, MoFo, Han Kun advise on Walmart’s partnership with JD.com, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
Kim & Chang, BKL among firms assisting Korea’s Lotte on probe
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 22 Jun 16
A number of law firms including Kim & Chang, Bae, Kim & Lee, Lee & Ko and Shin & Kim have been hired by South Korea’s Lotte Group over a probe into a possible slush fund as well as breach...
Shardul, Cyril, AZB guiding India insurance mega-merger
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 21 Jun 16
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas are advising India's HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co Ltd on its talks to acquire smaller rival Max Life Insurance Co Ltd, which is being counselled by AZB & Partners.
Shearman, AHP star in Cikarang Listrindo’s $275 mln Indonesia IPO
By Ashima Ohri | 20 Jun 16
Shearman & Sterling and Assegaf Hamzah & Partners have advised PT Cikarang Listrindo, an Indonesian independent power producer, on its $275 million initial public offering, with Herbert Smith Freehills and Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung representing the underwriters.
Milbank, Paul Weiss, Weil on Revlon’s $870 mln acquisition of Elizabeth Arden
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 20 Jun 16
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison have advised cosmetics maker Revlon on its $870 million deal to buy Elizabeth Arden, which turned to Weil, Gotshal & Manges for counsel.
Cleary, STB on Line Corp’s Tokyo-New York IPO
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 20 Jun 16
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton is advising Line Corp, a Japanese messaging app operator, on an initial public offering of its shares in Tokyo and New York that could value the company at 588 billion yen ($5.5 billion).
SE Asia Deals: Week of June 13
By Karuna Jainpalli | 15 Jun 16
AZB & Partners advises on Johnson Controls’ acquisition of 56% equity of Tyco, CAM acts on Tata Power’s acquisition of Welspun Renewables Energy, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
North Asia Deals: Week of June 13
By Karuna Jainpalli | 14 Jun 16
Jingtian, Cleary, Latham act on Suning’s acquisition of Inter Milan stake, Han Kun Law Firm and Commerce & Finance advice on China Online Education Group’s IPO.
A&O, AZB advise Axis Bank on India’s 1st certified green bond
By Ashima Ohri | 14 Jun 16
Allen & Overy and AZB & Partners have advised Axis Bank on its inaugural $500 million green bond issue on the London Stock Exchange, India's first internationally-listed certified green bond.
Cyril Amarchand, AZB on $1.3 bln India green energy deal
By Ashima Ohri | 14 Jun 16
AZB & Partners has represented India’s Tata Power Renewable Energy on its 92.49 billion rupee ($1.3 billion) acquisition of Welspun Renewables Energy from its parent, New Delhi-based Welspun Energy. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised the seller.
Dechert advises SilkRoad on final closing of $445.5 mln real estate fund
By Ashima Ohri | 14 Jun 16
Dechert has advised Singapore-based private equity firm SilkRoad Property Partners on the final close of its latest real estate fund, SilkRoad Asia Value Partners.
Davis Polk, Links on $1.4 bln Thaihot-Dah Sing deal
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 09 Jun 16
Davis Polk & Wardwell has advised China’s Thaihot Group on its $1.4 billion acquisition of Dah Sing Financial Holdings’ insurance business, Hong Kong's most expensive insurance deal ever. Linklaters represented the sellers.
SE Asia Deals: Week of June 6
By Karuna Jainpalli | 08 Jun 16
Shearman, Milbank act on $4.3 bln Indonesia coal-fired power project, Cyril Amarchand stars in India-Iran port concession agreement, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
North Asia Deals: Week of June 6
By Karuna Jainpalli | 08 Jun 16
Freshies, A&G, Links, A&O on BOC Aviation’s $1.1 bln Hong Kong IPO, Shearman, Skadden on $556 mln Dangdang take-private transaction, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
Shearman, Milbank act on $4.3 bln Indonesia coal-fired power project
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 07 Jun 16
Shearman & Sterling and Mochtar Karuwin Komar have advised PT Bhimasena Power Indonesia (BPI) as the builder and operator of the $4.3 billion Batang coal power project in Indonesia.
A&O, Global Law advise Chong Hing Bank on debut panda bond
By Ashima Ohri | 03 Jun 16
Allen & Overy and Global Law Office have advised Hong Kong’s Chong Hing Bank on its debut issuance of panda bonds worth 1.5 million yuan ($228 million).
Cyril Amarchand stars in India-Iran port concession agreement
By Ashima Ohri | 03 Jun 16
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has advised India Ports Global and India’s shipping ministry on a port concession agreement with Iran.
SE Asia Deals: Week of May 30
By Karuna Jainpalli | 01 Jun 16
Allen & Gledhill advises on Manulife US REIT’s $376 mln Singapore IPO, Picazo advises Philippines’ PLDT, Globe on $1.5 bln telecom deal, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
North Asia Deals: Week of May 30
By Karuna Jainpalli | 31 May 16
A&O, CC on $650 mln Sino-Italian sports media transaction, Zhong Lun advises Yinyi Group on its $457 mln acquisition of ARC Group, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
Picazo advises Philippines’ PLDT, Globe on $1.5 bln telecom deal
By Ashima Ohri | 31 May 16
Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos has advised the Philippines' two main telecom firms, Philippine Long Distance Telephone and Globe Telecom, on their purchase of the telecommunications business of conglomerate San Miguel Corp for $1.5 billion.
Allens, Links, Wachtell on $2.2 bln PNG oil deal
By Ashima Ohri | 31 May 16
Allens, Linklaters and Canadian firm McCarthy Tétrault are acting for Australia’s Oil Search on its $2.2 billion deal to acquire Papua New Guinea-based InterOil Corp
North Asia Deals: Week of May 23
By Karuna Jainpalli | 25 May 16
Norton Rose guides Sang (Siu Po) International on its Hong Kong IPO, DeHeng, Latham, Pillsbury act on Mattson Tech’s $300 mln merger with Beijing E-Town Dragon, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
SE Asia Deals: Week of May 23
By Karuna Jainpalli | 25 May 16
Milbank advises VietJet on its landmark $11.3 bln deal, CAM, Jones Day and Khaitan act on Indian dairy company Parag Milk Foods on its IPO, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
CAM, Jones Day, Khaitan star in Parag Milk Foods IPO
By Ashima Ohri , Reuters | 25 May 16
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has advised Indian dairy company Parag Milk Foods on its initial public offering of 7.51 billion rupees ($111 million), with Jones Day and Khaitan & Co advising the underwriters.
S&C, A&O, Wachtell act on Bayer’s offer to acquire Monsanto for $62 bln
By Ashima Ohri | 24 May 16
Sullivan & Cromwell is representing German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG in its offer to buy U.S. seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion in cash. Allen & Overy is advising Bayer on the financing of the transaction, while...
Milbank advises VietJet on $11.3 bln order for 100 Boeing planes
By Ashima Ohri | 24 May 16
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has advised Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet on its purchase of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200 jets worth $11.3 billion, making it the largest commercial aircraft order ever in Vietnam.
Latham, A&G, Trilegal, WongP, Khaitan on $635 mln SG-India data centre deal
By Ashima Ohri | 23 May 16
Latham & Watkins, Allen & Gledhill and Trilegal have advised Singapore’s ST Telemedia on its acquisition of a 74 percent stake in the data centre business of India’s Tata Communications for $635 million.
SE Asia Deals: Week of May 16
By Karuna Jainpalli | 18 May 16
Slaughter and May, Khaitan, W&C on Tenaga Nasional’s 30 percent stake in India’s GMR Energy’s energy assets, AZB, Cyril Amarchand, Luthra & Luthra advise on Ujjivan Financial’s IPO, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table...
North Asia Deals: Week of May 16
By Karuna Jainpalli | 18 May 16
Davis Polk, HSF, KWM, Osler advise on China Molybdenum’s $2.65 bln deal to buy copper mine the Democratic Republic of Congo, Freshfields, Hogan Lovells on HNA Group’s acquisition of Carlson Hotels, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals...
Freshfields, Hogan Lovells act on HNA Group’s acquisition of Carlson Hotels
By Karuna Jainpalli | 12 May 16
Hogan Lovells and Sweden-based Lindahl have advised HNA Tourism Group – a unit of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group – in its buyout of U.S-based hospitality chain Carlson Hotels, which was represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Vinge.
"Dim Sum" bond issuers tip toe into expensive market
By Reuters | 12 May 16
Companies looking to tap the offshore yuan bond market to refinance maturing debt this quarter will face a market increasingly wary of the Chinese currency, in the biggest test of investor appetite since issuance dropped off in 2015.
SE Asia Deals: Week of May 9
By Karuna Jainpalli | 12 May 16
AZB & Partners advises the brokers in India’s NHPC’s $404 mln share sale, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas acts as domestic advisor to Computer Sciences Corporation’s overseas acquisition of Xchanging, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
W&C, Slaughters, Khaitan, Cyril Amarchand on $300 mln India-M’sia power deal
By Eileen Ang | 11 May 16
Slaughter and May, Khaitan & Co and Nepalese firm Pioneer Law Associates have represented Malaysian power giant Tenaga Nasional Berhad on its purchase of a 30 percent stake in Indian conglomerate GMR Energy Ltd (GEL)’s portfolio of energy assets for...
North Asia Deals: Week of May 9
By Karuna Jainpalli | 11 May 16
Freshfields and Hogan Lovells star in HNA Tourism Group’s purchase of Carlson Hotels for around $2 bln, Ropes & Gray, Shearman, STB and Skadden lead on Chinese dating app Momo’s $3 bln go-private deal, and more in this week’s North...
Clayton Utz, Milbank, S&C, A&O act on Indonesia gold mine deal
By Eileen Ang | 11 May 16
Australia's Clayton Utz has advised an international consortium led by private equity firms EMR Capital and Farallon Capital on a $775 million deal to secure a 95 percent stake in Indonesia's Martabe mine from G-Resources Group, which was advised by...
SE Asia Deals: Week of May 2
By Karuna Jainpalli | 04 May 16
Allen & Gledhill on DB’s issuance of fixed rate notes due 2021 worth $497 mln, AZB & Partners on Standard Life's $270.8 mln purchase of around 9 percent equity of HDFC Standard Life Insurance, and many more in this week's...
North Asia Deals: Week of May 2
By Karuna Jainpalli | 04 May 16
Mayer Brown on Dah Chong Hong’s $350 mln acquisition of Li & Fung's consumer and healthcare distribution biz, KWM, Linklaters, Maples and Calder and Jingtian & Gongcheng on Yunnan Energy’s $300 mln bond issuance due 2019, and many more in...
SE Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25
By Karuna Jainpalli | 28 Apr 16
Putri Norlisa Chair, Wong & Partners acts on QL Resources’ deal with FamilyMart to operate convenience stores in Malaysia, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Squire Patton Boggs advise Equitas Holdings’ IPO India , and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals...
North Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25
By Karuna Jainpalli | 28 Apr 16
DLA Piper, Eversheds, Deacons on Hypebeast’s Hong Kong IPO, Skadden, KWM, Wachtell on Apex’s $3.6 bln acquisition of U.S. printer maker Lexmark, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
SE Asia Deals: Week of Apr 18
By Karuna Jainpalli | 21 Apr 16
K&E and Linklaters act on Blackstone Group’s $1.1 bln acquisition of a majority stake in Mphasis, Wong & Partners and ZICOlaw star in Sime Darby’s $780 mln sukuk offering, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table.
North Asia Deals: Week of Apr 18
By Karuna Jainpalli | 21 Apr 16
Skadden and Wachtell on Apex’s $4 bln acquisition of Lexmark, Hogan Lovells and Pillsbury on NTT Data Corp’s $3 bln purchase of Dell Systems, K&E, Shearman and STB on $1 bln take-private deal for Bona Film Group and more in...
Wong & Partners, ZICOlaw star in Sime Darby’s 3 billion ringgit sukuk offering
By Eileen Ang | 20 Apr 16
Wong & Partners has represented Sime Darby Berhad on its perpetual subordinated sukuk programme of up to 3 billion ringgit ($780 million) in nominal value – the first globally based on the shariah principle of wakalah
A&O, Hogan Lovells, Mayer Brown act on Mongolia’s $500 mln sovereign bond
By Eileen Ang | 19 Apr 16
Mayer Brown JSM and Hogan Lovells have advised the government of Mongolia on a $500 million sovereign bond offering under its $5 billion Global Medium Term Note Programme, its first offering since 2012.
Withers advises SBI in $423 mln financing of London building buy
By ALB | 14 Apr 16
Withers has advised the State Bank of India over a £300 million ($423 million) loan facility for the acquisition of The Old War Office in London by the Hinduja Group, which was represented by Norton Rose Fulbright.
SE Asia Deals: Week of Apr 11
By Karuna Jainpalli | 14 Apr 16
STB, Freshfields, Platinum and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas on Blackstone’s $1.1 bln purchase of HP’s stake in Mphasis, AZB advises Panasonic Healthcare on its $1.1 bln acquisition of Bayer's global diabetes care biz, and more in this week's Southeast Asia deals...
STB, Freshfields, SAM act on Blackstone’s $1.1 bln acquisition of Mphasis stake
By Karuna Jainpalli | 13 Apr 16
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Kirkland & Ellis have advised Blackstone Group on its $1.1 billion acquisition of a majority stake in Indian IT outsourcing services provider Mphasis
Duane Morris, Mayer Brown star in historic Myanmar power agreement
By ALB | 13 Apr 16
Duane Morris has advised Sembcorp Industries on the execution of a power purchase agreement with Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) for the supply of 225 megawatts of power over 22 years in Myanmar
Pillsbury, Hogan Lovells star in NTT Data’s $3 bln buy of Dell Systems
By Karuna Jainpalli | 13 Apr 16
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has advised Japan's NTT Data Corp in its $3 billion acquisition of Dell Inc's IT consulting division, Dell Systems, which turned to Hogan Lovells for counsel.
North Asia Deals: Week of Apr 11
By Karuna Jainpalli | 13 Apr 16
Davis Polk advises Toyota Motor Credit Corp on its $1.25 bln MTN issuance; STB, OMM and Maples and Calder star in hotel group Homeinns’ $1.2 bln take-private deal, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.
SH, WFW assist on $216 mln post-delivery financing for BW Gas subsidiary
By Eileen Ang | 13 Apr 16
Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised a unit of BW Gas, the world’s biggest gas shipping company, on a $216 million post-delivery financing backed by an export credit agency.
Duane Morris & Selvam advises on first-ever Yangon Stock Exchange listing
By Eileen Ang | 12 Apr 16
Duane Morris & Selvam has advised First Myanmar Investment (FMI) on the listing of its shares on the newly opened Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), the first stock to be listed on the bourse since it was launched in December.
SE Asia Deals: Week of Mar 28
By Karuna Jainpalli | 06 Apr 16
AZB advises Tata Sons in its acquisition of shares in AirAsia, Latham & Watkins acts on Indian consortium’s energy deal with Russia's Rosneft, and more in this week’s South Asia deals table.
North Asia Deals: Week of Apr 4
By Karuna Jainpalli | 06 Apr 16
Pillsbury advises NTT Data Corp on its $3.06 bln acquisition of Dell Systems, Jones Day and KWM star in Zheshang Bank’s $1.75 bln IPO, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.

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