Partner Moves & Promotions 8/31/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 4:08 PM



Hogan Lovells has appointed Alexander McMyn as a banking partner in Singapore. McMyn has a broad practice advising financial institutions and companies on banking, structured finance and asset finance transactions. He has a particular focus on inbound and outbound investments to South-East Asia, particularly Indonesia a...

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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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Deal Watch 8/10/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 4:08 PM



Alleh & Gledhill advises The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking CorportaionAllen & Gledhill acts for The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd and United Overseas Bank Ltd regarding Aspial Corporation’s issue of a S$150 million (US$120.5m) multicurrency medium term note program.. The firm also advised The Hon...

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Deal Watch 8/3/2012 Part 1

by: Ardavan Sepehr

Posted on August 3, 2012 at 8:08 PM



Aklea acts for AprilAkela advised April in its acquisition of Asia Assistance Partners Singapore. The deal signifies April’s first acquisition in the Asian markets. Moreover, the deal represents a growth in April’s quest to become a leader in health insurance, contingency funds, and damages. Partners Christophe Cochet a...

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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 5/11/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 9:05 PM



       Felda Global IPOMalaysian palm oil firm Felda Global Ventures Holding is executing what is expected to be the world’s second largest IPO this year next to Facebook. Albar & Partners is acting as their legal adviser on Malaysian law and for the IPO, and Cleary Gottleib is advising the company on U.S. and Engli...

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Deal Watch 5/3/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 4, 2012 at 7:05 PM



       Automakers Agreement to Develop Electric Vehicles CODA Holdings and China’s Great Wall Motor Company have agreed to co-develop, building, and sell electric vehicles for the North American, Chinese, and European auto markets. Weil advised CODA and King & Wood Mallesons advised Great Wall Motor Company. Weil pa...

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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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Hong Kong's IPO Surge

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 14, 2010 at 5:12 PM



As Ernst & Young has recently reported, the current surge in Hong Kong IPOs marks a hopeful trend in economic growth that has dominated global IPO activity over the last two years. According to Bloomberg data, Hong Kong IPO activity has increased 40% this year. As of November 30th, Hong Kong raised $61.2bn in 74 I...

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Deal Watch- 5/4/2010

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Posted on May 4, 2010 at 9:05 AM



Clifford Chance has advised funds advised by CVC Asia Pacific Ltd in connection to their HK$1.7 billion (US$220m) investment in Sun Hung Kai Financial, the leading non-bank financial institution in Hong Kong. CVC will make the investment in HKSE-listed Sun Hung Kai & Co Limited through the subscription of mandatory ...

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