Deals of the Week 11/30/2012

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 30, 2012 at 8:11 PM



Sullivan & Cromwell is representing Ally Financial Inc (US) in the sale of operations in Europe and Latin America and its share in a joint venture in China to General motors financial company Inc (US) for approximately US$4.2 billion. Partners C Andrew Gerlach and Jay Clayton led the transaction which was announced ...

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Deal Watch 8/25/12

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 12:08 PM



August 23, 2012 Allen & Gledhill advises CapitaLand Ltd Allen & Gledhill advised CapitalLand Ltd (CapitaLand) in a $5 billion Euro medium term note programme. This deal will be unconditionally guaranteed by CapitaLand. DBS Bank Ltd, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, JP Morgan (SEA) Ltd, Morgan S...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 6/22/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:06 PM



       RHT Law Taylor Wessing 2 New HiresRHT hired Govindarajalu Asokan and Mimi Oh. Asokan is a very experienced shipping lawyer, with 33 years of experience in commercial litigation, shipping, arbitration, tax, banking and various business transactions. Oh has 18 years of experience in litigation and ran her own pract...

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Deal Watch 5/31/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 9:05 PM



       Clifford Chance Advises Asian Development Bank on Pipeline DealClifford Chance advised the Asian Development Bank on a number of agreements with regards to the Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan to India (TAPI) pipeline project. The pipeline could cost between $10 billion and $12 billion to construct, and would ...

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Deal Watch 5/25/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 8:05 PM



       Alibaba.com Financing to PrivatizeWith the assistance of six law firms, Alibaba.com Ltd engaged in a $3 billion financing to privatize their company. Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, HSBC, Mizuho Corporate Bank, and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group were the underwriters of the deal. A White & Ca...

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Deal Watch 4/27/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 27, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       Sinopec Kantons Holdings AcquisitionSinopec Kantons Holding Ltd. acquired interests in five joint ventures in the PRC from its controlling shareholder, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation for HK$2.22 billion (US$286.1m). Sinopec Kantons also acquired a rights issue valued at HK$ 3.49 billion (US$449.8m). M...

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Deal Watch 4/20/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 7:04 PM



       GT Capital Jumps on Market DebutGT Capital Holdings Inc, company of Philippine banking tycoon George Ty, jumped on its market debut last week. The company’s IPO was valued at $500 million, the country’s first IPO this year, and second largest ever. The stock increased to 500 pesos from its IPO price of 455 pesos,...

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Deal Watch - 11/10/09

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Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:11 AM



Clifford Chance has represented Affinity Equity Partners in one of the private equity buyouts completed in China, its acquisition of a 94.2 percent stake in Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technologies Co Ltd, valued at US$200 million.  The stake was acquired through Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technolog...

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Deal Watch - 11/03/09

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Posted on November 3, 2009 at 9:11 PM



Baker & McKenzie has represented major Chinese investment group Guangdong Rising Asset Management Co Ltd with its acquisition of a 19.9 percent interest in PanAust Limited, valued at A$215 million.  Lawyers from the Melbourne, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Beijing offices helped to advise, with partners John Mollard, Lewi...

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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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