Deal Watch 08/31/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 4:08 PM



Colin Ng & Partners has acted for China Auto Corporation Ltd in respect of its acquisition of 53,631 ordinary shares representing 25 percent of the issued and paid-up share capital of Neftech Pte Ltd for S$47.77 million (US$38m). The consideration for the acquisition was satisfied by the issue and allotment of appro...

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New Markets For Project Finance In the Far East as China and Japan Invest In Infrastructure

by: Alexander Bruski

Posted on June 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM



                               ChinaOn the 6th of June 2012, Slaughter and May took lead role in a $10.3 billion deal for the construction of a railway connecting Hong Kong to the New Territories. This mandate is only the latest in a long series of new megaprojects being started in Asia in the past 5 years.  China is cu...

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Deal Watch 3/27/2012

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on March 17, 2012 at 7:03 AM



       National Bank of Abu Dhabi Dollar BondClifford Chance and Allen & Overy are currently advising the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the largest bank by market value in the United Arab Emirates, on a $750 million five year bond. Barclays, HSBC, UBS, and NBAD are the bookrunners for this deal. The bond priced at 190...

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Representative Partner Moves and Promotions: 2011 Year in Review

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Posted on December 21, 2011 at 8:12 AM



With many moves and promotions at the senior level and partner level so far this year, there has certainly been a shakeup in the makeup of many of the top firms in Asia and the Middle East. Let’s see what has happened since June. [To see January through June 2011 Partner Moves see: Representative Partner Moves & Pro...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 8/11/11

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Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:08 PM



There were some major partner moves in Asia this week, let's see what went on...Kirkland & Ellis have recently hired a group of partners for their Hong Kong office from Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins and Allen & Overy. The group of partners includes corporate partners Nicholas Norris, Dominic Tsun and ...

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Kirkland Recruits Group of Partners for Hong Kong Office

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Posted on August 10, 2011 at 8:08 PM



Kirkland & Ellis have recently hired a group of partners for their Hong Kong office from Skadden, Latham and Allen & Overy. The group of partners includes corporate partners Nicholas Norris, Dominic Tsun and Li-Chien Wong from Skadden's Hong Kong office; David Zhang, John Otoshi, and Benjamin Su, corporate partn...

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Delistings in NASDAQ: A Growing Trend

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Posted on June 16, 2011 at 5:06 PM



Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is advising private equity fund CDH China Growth Capital Fund II LP on it’s planned acquisition of Nasdaq-listed CNinsure Inc.  This follows the recent trend of delistings from the exchange.  CDH China Growth Capital Fund II LP is working with TPG Capital, a US private equity firm, togethe...

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Upcoming Event: China and Intellectual Property in the U.S.

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Posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM



On Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, the Chinese Business Lawyers Association (“CBLA”) is co-hosting a panel discussion with the firm on what Chinese businesses should know about Intellectual Property in the United States. A number of Kirkland & El...

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Year in Review: Asia 2009

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM



The Rise of Asia Winston Churchill once said, "The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward." According to a recent issue of The Economist, the new economic order is in fact a resurgence of a very old one.  For 18 of the last 20 centuries Asia has accounted for over half of the world's economic output....

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Asian Economies Beckon the Bravest

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Posted on November 7, 2009 at 12:11 AM



Asian economies have suffered in the worldwide economic downturn as much as any other. Add that to the reforms that countries like China are undergoing in an attempt to open their markets to foreign investors, and it’s easy to understand the wary eye that US lawyers might cast on China and its unpredictable markets for ...

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