Deal Watch - 8/24/09

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Posted on August 24, 2009 at 11:08 PM



Baker & McKenzie counseled Electric Power Development Co Ltd and Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc in their combined acquisition of a 10 percent stake in the Chinese power company Gemeng International Energy Co Ltd.  Electric Power Development Co Ltd and Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc purchased their respective 7 percent...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 6/24/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 24, 2009 at 7:06 PM



Ashurst announced that Lina Lee will join their Hong Kong office as corporate partner from Clifford Chance. Ms. Lee has experience in corporate finance and has worked with international banks as well as corporate clients.Bui Ngoc Hong has joined Vietnamese firm Indochine Council as partner from Allen Arthur Robinson. Mr...

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Office Openings - 6/9/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 9, 2009 at 6:06 PM



Pinsent Masons and Salans have formed a strategic alliance in an attempt to boost the capacity of both firms across Europe, the Far East, and the Gulf Region. The alliance will result in Pinsent winding down involvement with its international network, PMLG, and gives it access to Salans' global offices, including those ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/23/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on April 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM



Walkers brought in former Allen & Overy attorney Fraser Hern to its Hong Kong office. He will be working in the insolvency, restructuring, and corporate recovery practice.Orrick has hired John Inge as of counsel for its Tokyo office. Inge comes from Hogan & Hartson’s Tokyo office, where he has represented many p...

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Deal Watch - 4/09/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on April 9, 2009 at 9:04 PM



Clifford Chance recently advised UBS on the largest Hong Kong IPO offering this year. Lovells advised the company, Chinese liquor distributor Silver Base, offering the IPO. The lead lawyers in Clifford were corporate finance partner Amy Lo taking lead role and US law partner Alex Lloyd. Lovells was led by Hong Kong capi...

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Deal Watch - 4/02/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on April 2, 2009 at 7:04 PM



Freshfields recently advised Grand Point Investment Limited in its 56.1% acquisition of Tianjin Port Company Limited. On the other side, K&L Gates advised Tianjing Port Development Holdings in the deal, which was worth about US$1,807.00 m.Lee & Co advised Shanghai POSCO E&C Real Estate Development while law ...

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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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Partner Moves & Promotions - 1/27/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 27, 2009 at 6:01 PM



A former director at private equity investor Actis joins O’Melveny & Myers LLP Asia practice as partner. Dean Collins will be a member of the firm’s securitization practice group and the firm’s investment funds. He has been as a tenured funds formation lawyer at an international law firm, advising customers on corpo...

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