Asia Jobs of the Week - 5/28/2010

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Posted on May 28, 2010 at 5:05 PM



Managing Partner Opportunity - Beijing or Hong KongPosition: This global law firm is looking for a M&A partner to head their existing China practice. Prefer candidates with on the ground experience, a significant book of business and outstanding reputation in the market. The firm is committed to the growth of thei...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/21/2010

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Posted on May 21, 2010 at 2:05 PM



Jun He has hired three IP partners from leading US firms in preparation for opening a new office in Silicon Valley. Two of the new partners joining Jun He are James Zhu and Zoe Wang, who previously served as Beijing and Shanghai managing partners respectively of Seattle-based firm Perkins Coie. The third new partner is ...

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Asia fund assets nearly return to pre-crisis levels

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Posted on May 20, 2010 at 5:05 PM



Although assets under management in Asia's mutual-funds industry are almost back to pre-2008 market crash levels, the models of distribution are also changing. Ken Yap, Singapore-based director at Cerulli Associates, who spoke recently at AsianInvestor's annual investment summit in Hong Kong, notes that the regional in...

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Year in Review: Asia 2009

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM



The Rise of Asia Winston Churchill once said, "The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward." According to a recent issue of The Economist, the new economic order is in fact a resurgence of a very old one.  For 18 of the last 20 centuries Asia has accounted for over half of the world's economic output....

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/13/2010

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Posted on May 13, 2010 at 5:05 PM



Clifford Chance has promoted five Asia-based lawyers to partner as part of its annual promotions.  Cameron Hassall (arbitration & commercial litigation, Hong Kong), Leng-Fong Lai (capital markets and structured finance, Tokyo), Ho Han Ming (funds & corporate, Singapore), James Abbott (dispute resolution & li...

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Deal Watch - 5/12/2010

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Posted on May 12, 2010 at 2:05 PM



Clifford Chance has advised JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs as underwriters in respect of the US $601 million top-up placement by COSCO Pacific Limited, a major container terminal operator in Hong Kong.  The funds will be used to support the company's US$520 million acquisition of an additional 13.7 percent stake in the Yan...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/4/2010

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Posted on May 4, 2010 at 9:05 AM



Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has hired Maurice Hoo as a partner and co-head of the firm’s global Private Equity practice. Hoo was a partner at Paul Hastings for five years before this and had headed the China private equity practice there. He brings with him a client base comprised of some of the world’s top e...

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Deal Watch- 5/4/2010

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Posted on May 4, 2010 at 9:05 AM



Clifford Chance has advised funds advised by CVC Asia Pacific Ltd in connection to their HK$1.7 billion (US$220m) investment in Sun Hung Kai Financial, the leading non-bank financial institution in Hong Kong. CVC will make the investment in HKSE-listed Sun Hung Kai & Co Limited through the subscription of mandatory ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/28/2010

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Posted on April 28, 2010 at 11:04 PM



Lovells has promoted 21 new partners across its offices, the largest number of its lawyers promoted to partner since 2007 when it made up 13 lawyers to partner, before it rebrands and merges with US firm Hogan & Hartson in May. Six of the new partners are from Asia and the Middle East. The new partners will be offic...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 4/22/2010

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Posted on April 22, 2010 at 2:04 PM



Mid-Level M&A Associate - TokyoPosition:  A top UK firm is looking for an outstanding mid-level corporate associate with good M&A experience at their Tokyo office.  Candidates should be hands on and have the ability to lead deals.  Read more...2-4 Years Real Estate Attorney - Hong KongPosition: This leading inte...

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