Partner Moves & Promotions

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 8, 2012 at 8:06 PM



       Gide China Hires New PartnersGide Loyrette Nouel has hired Fan Jiannian and Liu Yue as partners at their Shanghai and Beijing offices. The two partners specialize in M&A, Finance, Energy, and PPP projects, working in numerous sectors including automotives, manufacturing, appliances and industrial gas.        ...

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Deal Watch - 4/19/11

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Posted on April 19, 2011 at 5:04 PM



Baker & McKenzie is advising global health care IT company iSOFT Group Ltd in the takeover proposal from NYSE-listed Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), a provider of technology-enabled business solutions and services, to be implemented via a scheme of arrangement announced in 1 April 2011. The scheme has an enterp...

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Office Openings - 11/1/2010

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Posted on November 2, 2010 at 7:11 PM



Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has opened its second office in Asia as part of its expansion into Hong Kong’s competitive legal market. The new office will be led by partner Kelly Austin and focuses on corporate transactions and compliance, and regulation and investigations. For the past eight years, Austin has worked in H...

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Deal Watch- 8/8/10

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Posted on August 8, 2010 at 9:08 PM



King & Wood is helping China Everbright Bank prepare for its US$3bn IPO, after advising Agricultural Bank of China on its huge US$19.2bn IPO. Everbright recently received approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission to raise approximately US$3bn on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The bank also plans to laun...

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Deal Watch - 7/21/2010

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Posted on July 21, 2010 at 9:07 PM



Sino-Ocean Land Holdings subsidiary Sino-Ocean Land Capital Finance Limited issued a US$900m of perpetual subordinated convertible securities. The securities are treated as equity, making the negotiation of their terms and conditions complicated because the securities could not be compared to traditional convertible bon...

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Deal Watch - 5/12/2010

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Posted on May 12, 2010 at 2:05 PM



Clifford Chance has advised JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs as underwriters in respect of the US $601 million top-up placement by COSCO Pacific Limited, a major container terminal operator in Hong Kong.  The funds will be used to support the company's US$520 million acquisition of an additional 13.7 percent stake in the Yan...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/10/09

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Posted on December 10, 2009 at 3:12 PM



Gide Loyrette Nouel has hired Phan Thi Lieu, a lawyer from Deloitte, as head of its Vietnam tax practice. In her eight years of tax work, Lieu has focused on establishing international tax planning schemes, conducting tax due diligence, restructuring enterprise and completing double tax treaty applications. At GLN, she ...

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Deal Watch - 4/16/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 9:04 PM



Pinsent Masons and Gide Loyrette Nouel both represented Veolia Transport China Ltd on a 50-50 partnership about operating on Hong Kong Tramways Ltd with Wharf Transport Investments Ltd. Peter Bullock was the lead partner in the Pinsent team, which mainly advised on due diligence and Hong Kong aspects of the deal. The GL...

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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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