Deals of the Week 11/30/2012

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 30, 2012 at 8:11 PM



Sullivan & Cromwell is representing Ally Financial Inc (US) in the sale of operations in Europe and Latin America and its share in a joint venture in China to General motors financial company Inc (US) for approximately US$4.2 billion. Partners C Andrew Gerlach and Jay Clayton led the transaction which was announced ...

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Deal Watch 9/7/2012

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Posted on September 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM



Allen & Gledhill is advising Nippon Steel Corporation in respect of its agreement with BlueScope Steel Ltd to form a new joint venture, NS BlueScope Coated Products. Partners Christian Chin and Daren Shiau are leading the transaction which is valued at US$1.36 billion.Allen & Gledhill is also advising China Merc...

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Deals Watch 8/17/2012

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM



Clifford Chance Advises China Development bankClifford Chance advised the joint lead managers on China Development Bank’s (CDB) 2.5 billion yuan ($390 million) dim sum bond issuances. This includes 1.5 billion yuan 2.95 percent bonds due 2015 and 1 billion yean 4.3 percent bonds due 2032. The transaction is important as...

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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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Deals of the Week 7/27/12

by: Aakash Patel

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 7:07 PM



Skadden advises Stanley Black & Decker in $850 million dollar purchaseSkadden acted on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker to acquire the Hong-Kong based company, Infastech, from CVC Capital Partners and Standard Chartered Private Equity for $850 million dollars. Partners Sean Doyle, Edward Gonzalez, Bruce Goldner,...

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Deal Watch 7/20/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on July 20, 2012 at 8:07 PM



Allen & Gldhill Advise on LMIR Trust IssueLippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIR Trust) issued a S$750 million (US$ 596 million) guaranteed Euro medium term note programme. Standard Chartered Bank acted as the sole arranger of the programme and sole book-runner of the notes. HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Sing...

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Deal Watch July 13

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on July 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM



Paul Weiss Advises Carlyle GroupPaul Weiss advised Carlyle Group LP in its acquisition of Mandarin Hotel Holdings. Carlyle bought 49% of the companies stock and effectively controls the company. Mandarin Hotels owned and operated 25 hotels across China. The Paul Weiss team was lead by partner Jeanette Chan, who received...

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South Korea Update: What Does the KORUS Hold For US and UK Law Firms

by: Serhan Ayhan

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 7:07 PM



South Korea’s economy has prospered, seeing a $2.2 million trade surplus in April and $2.4 million in May since the KORUS free trade agreement was signed.US firms such as Cleary Gottlieb and Paul Hastings were among the first to announce thDLat they would be opening Seoul offices following the FTA.The trade deal has alr...

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Deal Watch 6/22/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:06 PM



       Hong Kong Exchange Clearing Market Offers $2.2 Billion for London Metal ExchangeThe Hong Kong Exchange & Clearings Market (HKEx) have recently proposed a cash offer of $2.2 billion to buy the London Metal Exchange (LME). Allen & Overy London and Hong Kong based representatives assisted HKEx on this deal. ...

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