Partner Moves - June 2017

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on July 3, 2017 at 4:07 PM



Andrew MacGeoch, Real Estate, Hospitality and Leisure moved to Berwin Leighton Paisner from Mayer Brown JSM in Hong KongDaniel Dusek, Corporate moved to Kirkland & Ellis from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Hong KongMax Hua, Corporate moved to Haiwen & Partners from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilt...

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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 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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Deal Watch 8/1/11

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Posted on August 1, 2011 at 4:08 PM



Slaughter and May is advising United Energy Group Ltd in a $640million acquisition finance facility with China Development Bank Hong Kong Branch as lender. The facility forms the main part of the funding to finance the group's acquisition of most of BP's upstream oil and gas businesses in Pakistan. Benita Yu and Peter L...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 7/4/11

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Posted on July 6, 2011 at 6:07 PM



Baker & McKenzie have hired Yunlong Gao, former partner at Shearman & Sterling, to join their US Securities group as a partner. While at Shearman & Sterling, Gao worked in the capital markets group. He has experience in advising Chinese companies on offshore securities offerings.Baker & McKenzie has also...

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A Continuing Trend: Wall Street Firms Raiding British Magic Circle Firms

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Posted on June 17, 2011 at 9:06 PM



With the recent news of Sullivan & Cromwell hiring Kay Ian Ng, former Managing Partner of Freshfields' Hong Kong firm, London's Magic Circle was hit with yet another blow to their law practices based in China. Over the past few years, a trend has developed in which major Wall Street law firms poach top partners fro...

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Deal Watch - 9/9/2010

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Posted on September 9, 2010 at 5:09 PM



Shearman & Sterling, led by Hong Kong capital markets partner Matthew Bersani, represented the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) on the two-phased restructuring of its cement business completed on August 26th, 2010. In the first phase, the cement business of Grasim Industries Limited, a part of ABG, was demerged into Samrudd...

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Partner Moves - 9/8/2010

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Posted on September 8, 2010 at 6:09 PM



Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has hired former Goldman Sachs managing director, Steve Winegar, as a partner to its Hong Kong office. Winegar worked at Goldman Sachs for the 12 years. He started off in New York, and eventually, in 2005, moved on to lead the legal coverage team for investment banking, capital marke...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 8/12/2010

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Posted on August 12, 2010 at 6:08 PM



Shearman & Sterling has further strengthened its capabilities in Greater China by adding Shuang Zhao as a partner to its Hong Kong office. Zhao, a New York-qualified specialist on securities offering and mergers & acquisitions transactions, comes to the firm as a lateral hire from Simpson & Thacher's Hong Ko...

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Upcoming Event: Asia Summer Networking Event

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Posted on July 16, 2010 at 4:07 PM



On Tuesday, July 27, 2010 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the New York offices of Shearman & Sterling, LLP, the Chinese Business Lawyers Association (“CBLA”) is sponsoring an Asia Summer Networking  Event. The program brings together leading lawyers to converse with  CBLA members and friends in a casual, accessible set...

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