White & Case Ends Singapore Alliance

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Posted on March 15, 2010 at 6:03 PM



White & Case has decided to end plans to merge with local alliance partner VentureLaw after being one of the six international firms granted a license to practice Singapore law last December. The firm had been allied with VentureLaw since 2003."We have agreed with Venture Law to bring our Singapore formal law allia...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 3/10/10

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Posted on March 11, 2010 at 3:03 AM



Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has appointed US securities expert Allen Shyu as Hong Kong partner in the firm’s China Corporate Group. Shyu will still focus on international securities offerings including debt and equity securities, US and Hong Kong IPOs, private placements and cross-border M&A transactions....

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Deal Watch - 12/23/09

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Posted on December 23, 2009 at 7:12 PM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP advised Wai Yuen Tong Medicine on a securities exchange partial offer that has increased its share in LeRoi Holdings from 29 percent to 49 percent. The company acquired 1.464 billion shares from the other Leroi Holdings shareholders.--Freshfields represented the underwriters of the US$...

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Deal Watch - 12/15/09

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Posted on December 16, 2009 at 5:12 AM



DLA Piper has advised full service investment bank Roth Capital Partners LLC as underwriter and sole book runner in connection to the $39.675 million stock offering on NASDAQ by QKL Stores Inc, a leading regional supermarket chain in Northeast China. Partners Rocky Lee and Steven Liu helped advise. DLA Piper has also r...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/12/09

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Posted on December 12, 2009 at 7:12 PM



White & Case LLP has promoted Simon Collins, a Tokyo-based lawyer, to partner in the Global Asset Finance Practice. He is an English-qualified lawyer and focuses on advising clients on a wide range of finance transactions, including project and asset finance, structured lending and leasing and commercial shipping t...

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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 - 12/02/09

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Posted on December 3, 2009 at 4:12 AM



Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP has represented JP Morgan Securities Ltd as sole dealer manager in regards to a cash tender offer by Noble Group Limited to acquire up to approximately US$488 million of its outstanding US$680 million 6.625% senior notes due 2015. The firm’s team was led by Hong Kong-based partner William F...

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Deal Watch - 11/10/09

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Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:11 AM



Clifford Chance has represented Affinity Equity Partners in one of the private equity buyouts completed in China, its acquisition of a 94.2 percent stake in Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technologies Co Ltd, valued at US$200 million.  The stake was acquired through Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technolog...

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Deal Watch - 11/03/09

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Posted on November 3, 2009 at 9:11 PM



Baker & McKenzie has represented major Chinese investment group Guangdong Rising Asset Management Co Ltd with its acquisition of a 19.9 percent interest in PanAust Limited, valued at A$215 million.  Lawyers from the Melbourne, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Beijing offices helped to advise, with partners John Mollard, Lewi...

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Deal Watch - 9/30/09

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Posted on September 30, 2009 at 7:09 PM



Allen & Gledhill LLP is advising Genting Singapore PLC in one of the largest rights issues announced in Singapore this year. Genting Sinagpore plans to launch a one-for-five rights issue of more than 2 billion shares and expects to raise up to S$1.63 billion. The transaction will be completed in October 2009. Repres...

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