The Asia Region's Best Exchange-Rate Rally

by: Amy Amornpongpisut

Posted on April 27, 2013 at 7:04 PM



Amidst a flourishing economic climate in Asia, eyes are turning to the fluctuating currency rates more than ever.  The week of April 20th was the best week for Asian currencies in the past seven months.  Additionally, Asian shares rose the most in almost two weeks amid growth in U.S. home sales, earnings that exceeded f...

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Deal Watch 11/21/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM



Norton Rose advises DTAC in Thailand                                                                                                                                                      Norton Rose helped Total Access Communication (DTAC) on loans totaling $1.3 billion dollars. Total Access Communication will use the lo...

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Deal Watch 5/11/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 9:05 PM



       Felda Global IPOMalaysian palm oil firm Felda Global Ventures Holding is executing what is expected to be the world’s second largest IPO this year next to Facebook. Albar & Partners is acting as their legal adviser on Malaysian law and for the IPO, and Cleary Gottleib is advising the company on U.S. and Engli...

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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- 6/20

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Posted on June 20, 2011 at 5:06 PM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Li & Partners, and King & Wood are advising China Everbright Bank on their most recent financial transaction.  China Everbright Bank, which is already listed in Shanghai, is planning its second listing in Hong Kong.  They expect the listing to raise about $6 billion dollars, more ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 7/20/2010

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Posted on July 20, 2010 at 4:07 PM



 Baker & McKenzie has hired Paul Elliott as the firm’s Asia Pacific Head of Project Finance. Elliot has extensive expertise advising clients on project, structured and cross-border financings, along with debt restructuring, in the power, oil, gas & petrochemicals, telecoms, transportation and water industries. H...

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Upcoming Event: In-House Congress Bangkok 2010

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Posted on July 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM



On Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Conrad Bangkok Hotel in Thailand, the Pacific Business Press is hosting its annual conference to discuss significant issues affecting in-house legal practice in Thailand and throughout the region today. The all-day program utilizes a unique combination of panel discussions...

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Deal Watch - 4/21/2010

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Posted on April 22, 2010 at 2:04 AM



Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Sullivan & Cromwell were involved in Chapdelaine & Co sale of a controlling interest to PFH Partnership Holdings. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised PFH Partnership and Hong Kong partner Brian Stadler led the advising team. Sullivan & Cromwell assisted Chapdelaine &...

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Deal Watch - 3/31/2010

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Posted on April 1, 2010 at 4:04 AM



K&L Gates LLP has represented ICBC International Capital Limited with regards to its position as underwriter in the initial public offering of Chu Kong Petroleum & Natural Gas Steel Pipe Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. A manufacturer of steel pipes in the PRC, Chu Kong Petroleum made 30 million...

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Deal Watch - 2/2/10

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Posted on February 2, 2010 at 12:02 PM



Baker & McKenzie has represented Starhill Global REIT, a Singapore publicly listed REIT with S$2 billion prime office and retail assets across Asia, in connection with its January 20, 2010 purchase of the David Jones retail store in the Perth Central Business District in Australia, valued at A$114 million. The deal...

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