Asia Office Openings Review 2008

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on February 17, 2009 at 4:02 PM



Last year there were over 30 law office openings in Asia.November*  Loeb & Loeb opened an office in Beijing.*  Bird & Bird opened a Shanghai office.*  Winston & Strawn announced new office in Hong Kong, as well as plans for future Beijing and Shanghai offices.*  Goodwin Proctor announced new office opening i...

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Deal Watch - 2/13/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 13, 2009 at 5:02 PM



Freshfields represented Anheuser-Busch Inbev in selling its 19.99% equity in China’s Tsingtao Brewery to Japan’s Asahi Brewery. Anheuser-Busch still maintains a 7% minority stake in Tsingtao, but with this deal, Asahi Brewery will be Tsingtao Brewery’s second largest shareholder. Freshfield lawyers Robert Ashworth and T...

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Deal Watch - 1/30/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 30, 2009 at 5:01 PM



Skadden’s Hong Kong Finance and Investment Funds practice represented Merrill Lynch in Galaxy Entertainment’s offer to purchase for cash US$250m in its notes due 2010 and US$100mn for notes due 2012. Slaughter & May and White & Case secured roles in advising Philips Electronics and TPV Technology Limited as Tech...

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Deal Watch - 11/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on November 24, 2008 at 5:11 PM



•    Bryan Cave advised ALAM Group, private equity investors that specialize in property investments in China, in China Everbright Limited’s acquisition of a 51 percent controlling interest in ALAM. Partners Chris Lause and Evan Chuck lead the transaction from the Hong Kong office.•    Paul Hastings advised Enric Energy...

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Deal Watch - 10/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on October 24, 2008 at 6:10 PM



•    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP represented Nomura Holdings Inc. in its agreement with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to acquire all the share capitals of Lehman Brothers Services (India) Private Ltd., Lehman Brothers Financial Services Ltd., and Lehman Brothers Structured Finance Services Private Ltd. ...

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