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 - 3/25/2010

by:

Posted on March 26, 2010 at 1:03 AM



Skadden has promoted Audrey Sokoloff to co-head of its Asia-Pacific practice. She currently heads the Tokyo office and its Asia -Pacific real estate and investment finance practice and will maintain both positions while joining Alan Schiffman in her new role. Sokoloff says that the “full-coordination of the firm’s Asia-...

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 - 8/13/09

by:

Posted on August 14, 2009 at 5:08 AM



Davis Polk, Skadden, Paul, Weiss, and Japanese firms Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu are advising in Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co.’s acquisition of Citigroup’s controlling interest in Nikko Asset Management. This is one of Japan’s largest deals this year, with Nikko Asset Management valu...

Read More

Deal Watch - 7/8/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on July 8, 2009 at 11:07 PM



Baker and McKenzie represented Pacific Andes International Holdings Limited a frozen seafood company with its rights issue in Hong Kong.  Its subsidiary, Pacific Andes Limited, has also launched its rights issue in Singapore.  The funds from both issues will be used to increase the capital base and for the expansion and...

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

Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/20/09

by:

Posted on May 20, 2009 at 6:05 PM



Skadden has announced the launch of its new Asia Pacific International Arbitration and Litigation practice, and has relocated UK-based partner Paul Mitchard QC to Hong Kong to head up the practice.Former Linklaters associate, Andy Liao was appointed partner at the Shanghai law firm, HHP Attorneys At Law.  Mr. Liao will ...

Read More

Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/12/09

by:

Posted on May 12, 2009 at 9:05 PM



Norton Rose will raise its global partnership number to 276, with the promotions of four Asia based associates to partner.  The newly made partners include Hong Kong-based dispute resolution lawyer Ruth Cowley, Singapore-based banking lawyer Ben Rose, and Beijing-based projects lawyer Tom Luckock.  London-based corporat...

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