Deal Watch 8/25/11

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Posted on August 25, 2011 at 8:08 PM



Allen & Gledhill advised Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp in its $5billion US Commercial Paper Program where Oversea-China may be in a position to issue unsecured commercial paper notes. Tan Tze Gay, Glenn Foo, and Sunit Chhabra, all partners, led the deal.Allen & Gledhill advised Pacific One Energy in its mandatory...

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Deal Watch 8/1/11

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Posted on August 1, 2011 at 4:08 PM



Slaughter and May is advising United Energy Group Ltd in a $640million acquisition finance facility with China Development Bank Hong Kong Branch as lender. The facility forms the main part of the funding to finance the group's acquisition of most of BP's upstream oil and gas businesses in Pakistan. Benita Yu and Peter L...

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Deal Watch- 6/20

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Posted on June 20, 2011 at 5:06 PM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Li & Partners, and King & Wood are advising China Everbright Bank on their most recent financial transaction.  China Everbright Bank, which is already listed in Shanghai, is planning its second listing in Hong Kong.  They expect the listing to raise about $6 billion dollars, more ...

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A Continuing Trend: Wall Street Firms Raiding British Magic Circle Firms

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Posted on June 17, 2011 at 9:06 PM



With the recent news of Sullivan & Cromwell hiring Kay Ian Ng, former Managing Partner of Freshfields' Hong Kong firm, London's Magic Circle was hit with yet another blow to their law practices based in China. Over the past few years, a trend has developed in which major Wall Street law firms poach top partners fro...

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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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Deal Watch - 6/7/2011

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Posted on June 7, 2011 at 2:06 PM



Davis Polk advised The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, Credit Suisse Securities Ltg (Europe), as well as Citigroup Global Markets Ltd as the joint lead managers, bookrunners and initial purchasers of the Rule 144A and Reg S offerings of senior notes by PT Pertamina.  This includes $1 billion (US) in aggr...

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ALB Japan and SE Law Awards 2011 - Nominees

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Posted on April 29, 2011 at 3:04 PM



ALB has announced the nominees for the ALB Japan Law Awards 2011, which will take place June 22, 2011 in Tokyo. For details on the event, click here.Of the nominees, Japan's Big Four law firms - Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and Nishimura & Asahi - vie f...

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Deal Watch - 11/3/2010

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Posted on November 3, 2010 at 2:11 AM



Allen & Overy has acted as US counsel to a syndicate of underwriters in respect of the IPO on the SGX-ST of Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP), one of the largest providers of modern logistics facilities in China and Japan. The syndicate consists of Citigroup and JP Morgan as joint global coordinators and unde...

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Deal Watch - 10/24/2010

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Posted on October 24, 2010 at 9:10 AM



Baker & McKenzie has advised Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited (CKI) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, PHBS Limited (PHBS) concerning PBHS’s issue and offering of 6.625 percent guaranteed perpetual capital securities. The securities are issued in an initial aggregate principle amount of US$1 billion and are...

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Office Openings- 9/27/2010

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Posted on September 27, 2010 at 7:09 PM



Lee Eng Beng, the new managing director of Rajah & Tann, will take control of the Singapore firm and aims to expand the proportion of turnover derived overseas to 50 percent in five years. Lee will take over as managing partner from October 1st, 2010.  The firm currently has offices in Shanghai, Laos and Kuala Lampu...

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