Deal Watch 4/5/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       DBS’s Danamon Deal DBS Group Holding, Southeast Asia’s biggest bank, agreed to pay S$9.1 billion (US$7.24 billion) for Indonesia’s Bank Danamon in shares and cash. WongPartnership in Singapore, Hadiputranto of Indonesia, and Hadinoto & Partners advised DBS on this transaction that will make DBS Indonesia’s fi...

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Office Openings 4/5/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       A&O to open office in Istanbul Allen & Overy plans to launch an Istanbul office this spring which will advise on English law with a particular focus on project finance, capital markets, general lending, and M&A.  A&O is prohibited from opening directly and practicing local law by the local bar.   ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 4/2/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 5:04 PM



       Foley Hires Co-Chair from Pryor CashmanSelig Sacks, former co-chair of Pryor Cashman’s China practice and head of  it’s corporate group, was hired by Foley & Lardner as their new co-chair for their U.S. –China corporate practice. This move will bolster Foley’s transactional and securities practice with Sacks ...

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Deal Watch 3/2/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 10:03 PM



Freshfields has advised Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with their move to privatize Alibaba.com Ltd, China’s biggest corporate e-commerce site. On February 21st, 2012 Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. bought out all of the shares of Alibaba.com Ltd. that were not owned already. The entire share capital of Alibaba.com is now $8.71 ...

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Asia Year in Review: 2011

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 23, 2011 at 9:12 PM



Below, we have outlined some of the hiring trends that we have observed in 2011. In December alone, Cypress has been contacted by more than 8 firms to work on retained partner-level searches and open offices next year. We are expecting the number to increase even more as we enter 2012. Can these firms compete as lateco...

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Representative Partner Moves and Promotions: 2011 Year in Review

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Posted on December 21, 2011 at 8:12 AM



With many moves and promotions at the senior level and partner level so far this year, there has certainly been a shakeup in the makeup of many of the top firms in Asia and the Middle East. Let’s see what has happened since June. [To see January through June 2011 Partner Moves see: Representative Partner Moves & Pro...

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Deal Watch 8/25/11

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Posted on August 25, 2011 at 8:08 PM



Allen & Gledhill advised Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp in its $5billion US Commercial Paper Program where Oversea-China may be in a position to issue unsecured commercial paper notes. Tan Tze Gay, Glenn Foo, and Sunit Chhabra, all partners, led the deal.Allen & Gledhill advised Pacific One Energy in its mandatory...

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Deal Watch 8/12/11

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Posted on August 12, 2011 at 8:08 PM



New China Life, China's third largest provider of health insurance, is targeting a $4billion IPO. The confidence in the market for health insurance offerings has historically been low, as it is seen as an immature martket. However if this deal is approved, some analysts say it will start the wave of second-tier insu...

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Deal Watch 8/8/2011

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Posted on August 8, 2011 at 5:08 PM



Jerry Koh, Eudora Tan, Lim Pek Bur, Chua Bor Jern, The Hoe Yue, Edward Tiong, partners at Allen & Gledhill advised the joint venture of CapitaCommercial Trust and Mitsubishi Estate Asia Pte Ltd. This deal helps redevelop Market Street Car Park into a commercial office and it costs over  S$1.4Billion (US$1.16Billion)...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 7/21/11

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Posted on July 21, 2011 at 7:07 PM



Reed Smith has hired Jay Yan, who previously was the head of Dorsey & Whitney’s Shanghai office, for their new Shanghai office which launched earlier in July.  Having worked in Shanghai for 15 years, Yan’s experience in M & A, foreign exchange control in China, litigation, regulatory and compliance matters, c...

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