Recent Newsworthy Asia Deals

by:

Posted on April 26, 2010 at 5:04 PM



Deal flow is still active throughout Asia, particularly China, the most resilient emerging market in the current global economic downturn.  Included below are some of the most newsworthy capital markets, M&A, energy, private equity and finance deals of 2009 and 2010, with Asia's IPO volume and search for oil and oth...

Read More

Partner Moves & Promotions - 3/16/2010

by:

Posted on March 17, 2010 at 7:03 PM



Paul Hastings has appointed Toshiyuki Arai as chair of its Tokyo branch.  Arai has been with the firm for almost 20 years and specializes in the cross-border investment and M&A.   With his new position, Arai will oversee the strategic development of the firm's considerable but expanding Tokyo base.------White &a...

Read More

Representative Deals of 2009 in Asia

by:

Posted on February 2, 2010 at 8:02 PM



The top deals in Asia last year reveal that practicing corporate law in Asia continues to be a lucrative career choice, with the big firms doing billions worth of business in China, Japan and India.Some of the biggest deals were initial public offerings. Haiwen & Partners represented China State Construction Enginee...

Read More

Deal Watch - 9/2/09

by:

Posted on September 2, 2009 at 11:09 PM



Clifford Chance counseled Star Cruises Limited in its US$150 million convertible bond issuance.  The bonds are convertible into Star Cruises Limited shares which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.--Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker advised China Everbright Ltd on a joint venture with Macquarie Group Capital...

Read More

Deal Watch - 8/24/09

by:

Posted on August 24, 2009 at 11:08 PM



Baker & McKenzie counseled Electric Power Development Co Ltd and Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc in their combined acquisition of a 10 percent stake in the Chinese power company Gemeng International Energy Co Ltd.  Electric Power Development Co Ltd and Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc purchased their respective 7 percent...

Read More

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,...

Read More

China Yet to Introduce REITs

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on July 8, 2009 at 11:07 PM



Even though the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission has been actively studying property trusts and working with other authorities to make legislation regulating Chinese REITs, the PRC has yet to introduce legislation for its first REIT.According to Vivian Lam, a Paul Hastings partner in Hong Kong, it is only a matt...

Read More

Amidst Real Estate Slowdown, Firms Refocus to Help Clients

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 22, 2009 at 8:06 PM



Due to the global credit crisis, China's real estate sector has slowed and the demand for real estate finance legal services has reduced. Nevertheless, firms are still finding ways to help their clients deal with the current economic situation, and the refinancing and restructuring of existing real estate projects is se...

Read More

Partner Moves & Promotions - 6/15/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM



Skadden has hired Julie Gao from Latham & Watkins. Her appointment will be seen as a move to further strengthen Skadden’s Asia practice following last month’s relocation of three lawyers. Ms. Gao joined Latham in 1998 and was made a partner in 2006. She has experience representing financial institutions, investment...

Read More

Deal Watch - 6/15/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 15, 2009 at 7:06 PM



Richards Butler, in association with Reed Smith, has represented aluminium extrusion products manufacturer, China Zhongwang Holdings Limited (CZH), on its US$1.3 billion listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This will be one of the largest Asian IPOs this year with the Hong Kong IPO having raised almost HK$9.8 billio...

Read More

Blog Search

Get In Touch

Find out if we can help you.  Email us at info@cypressrecruiting.com or call us at +1-917-355-3119