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 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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Partner Moves & Promotions 4/12/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 12, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       Hogan Lovells Corporate Partner Relocates to UlaanbaatarHogan Lovells has moved corporate partner Chris Melville from London to Ulaanbaatar in response to the rapidly growing economy in Mongolia.  Melville has experience in M&A, joint ventures, and corporate finance.  He will be the 2nd partner to join the of...

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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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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 - 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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Partner Moves -10/20/2010

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Posted on October 20, 2010 at 8:10 PM



Milbank has added Mallesons Stephen Jacques Partner Dieter Yeh to its US and Hong Kong partnership, in hopes of capitalizing on Hong Kong’s 40% jump in IPO activity, and to take advantage of China’s booming deal activity. His practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers, and capital markets in Mainland China.  Through...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/02/09

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Posted on December 3, 2009 at 4:12 AM



Linklaters' Asia managing partner Zili Shao will leave the firm at the end of January to become chairman and CEO of JP Morgan's China businesses.  He has been Asia managing partner since May, when after an election he replaced Giles White.Shao specializes in M&A and private equity investments, and in his new positio...

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Deal Watch - 8/19/09

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Posted on August 19, 2009 at 6:08 PM



Clifford Chance advised China Construction Bank (Asia) in its acquistion of AIG Finance (Hong Kong) Limited.  China Construction Bank will purchase AIG Finance Limited's outstanding shares for US$70 million.  This deal will expand China Construction Bank's consumer finance business.  AIG Finance Limited is the consumer ...

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Deal Watch - 7/23/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on July 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM



Clifford Chance has advised HSBC and CITIC Securities Corporate Finance Limited, in HCBC Bank’s (China) issue of the first RMB bong in Hong Kong by a China subsidiary of a foreign bank. The transaction involved RMB-denominated bonds worth RMB1 billion. The team was led by Connie Heng from Hong Kong.Amber Energy Limited,...

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