Deacons Australia Merges with Norton Rose Group

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Posted on January 5, 2010 at 3:01 PM



Norton Rose Group announced that Deacons Australia will join with it from January 1, 2010.  The merger follows the June 23, 2009 successful vote by the partnerships to join forces.  The new firm will be called Norton Rose Group and Deacons Australia will be renamed to Norton Rose Australia.The new Norton Rose Group will...

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Deal Watch - 12/06/09

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Posted on December 6, 2009 at 7:12 PM



Clifford Chance has assisted on two Hong Kong IPOs, led by partner Amy Lo assisted by Rupert Li:· China Minsheng Bank did an IPO that raised US$3.9 billion and became listed on the HKSE. The firm advised on Hong Kong and US law aspects of the global offering.· Chiina Longyuan Power’s IPO was worth about US$...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/02/09

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Posted on December 3, 2009 at 4:12 AM



Linklaters' Asia managing partner Zili Shao will leave the firm at the end of January to become chairman and CEO of JP Morgan's China businesses.  He has been Asia managing partner since May, when after an election he replaced Giles White.Shao specializes in M&A and private equity investments, and in his new positio...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 11/04/09

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Posted on November 5, 2009 at 12:11 AM



Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has hired Simmons & Simmons corporate partner Henry Ong as a partner in their Hong Kong corporate department. Ong specializes in advising on transactions involving public companies in Hong Kong, but also has in depth knowledge on a range of complex M&A transactions and security of...

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Deal Watch - 10/22/09

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Posted on October 22, 2009 at 8:10 PM



Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP assisted Merrill Lynch Far East Limited, as placing agent, in regards to the top-up placement of 80 million shares of Tianneng Power International Limited, and the placement of 30.8 million shares of Tianneng Power by management shareholders, collectively valued at about ...

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Norton Rose Sees New Opportunity in Australia

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 23, 2009 at 7:06 PM



Following a merger deal with Deacons, which is headquartered in Sydney, Norton Rose has become the first major British firm to break into Australia. The deal will create a £420 million turnover business and give Norton Rose 12 offices in a country that has proven unlucky for other UK firms in part due to the global econ...

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I digress, while nobody is looking...

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 12:09 PM



Are any of you EMEA types getting all ANZAC and watching The Hollowmen?  We're addicted over here.  I'm not going to say it is the best thing to come from the bottom half of the globe since Shackleton sailed north from Elephant Island.  I'm not but I could.  ABC streams episodes online without regional restrictions, so ...

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