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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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 6/8/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 8, 2012 at 8:06 PM



       Baker advises GIB DealBaker & McKenzie advised Gulf International Bank on the creation of a 3.5 billion Malaysian ringgit ($1.1 billion) Islamic medium term note program for the sale of Islamic bonds. The program will allow Gulf International to tap into the Islamic Capital market. The Baker & McKenzie te...

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Deal Watch 3/30/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on March 30, 2012 at 8:03 PM



            Far East Horizon Share SaleFar East Horizon, a financial leasing subsidiary of Chinese state-owned Sinochem Group, sold its new shares worth $371 million. Paul Hastings advised this share sale with a team headed by Hong Kong–based partners Raymond Li and Chris Betts along with support from associate Anthony ...

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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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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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Deal Watch 7/15/11

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Posted on July 15, 2011 at 6:07 PM



Slaughter and May advised the Hong Kong Monetary Authority in their establishment of the Hong Kong Government’s Hong Kong dollar retail bond issueance program. The first issuance under the program includes up to $1.3billion in principal amount of inflation-linked “iBonds” due 2014. These iBonds pay a coupon linked to th...

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Representative Partner Moves & Promotions: 2011 Year in Review

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Posted on June 30, 2011 at 6:06 PM



With many lateral partner moves and promotions at the senior level and partner level so far this year, there has certainly been a significant amount of restructuring at many of the top firms in Shanghai/Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. We’ve seen a few trends so far this year—continued movement between local an...

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Deal Watch - 12/15/10

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Posted on December 15, 2010 at 10:12 PM



Clifford Chance advised HSBC in the asset purchase agreement for the sale of its Asian wholesale banknotes business to United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) for a total consideration of US$15 million in cash. As part of the agreement, HSBC will also license to UOB the technology system used in connection with its Asian who...

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Hong Kong secondary market activity booms

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Posted on September 17, 2010 at 9:09 PM



Opportunities for secondary offerings legal work in Hong Kong have increased due to a recent boom in secondary share market activity. Hong Kong’s follow-in shares reached a record high of US$8.5bn this week, making its secondary share activity second only to Shanghai.This kind of secondary market activity is the mark of...

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