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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Partner Moves & Promotions 4/5/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 8:04 PM



        New Corporate Partner at Skadden HKSkadden in Hong Kong hired former Paul Hastings corporate partner Christopher Betts as a corporate partner. Betts, who will join Skadden in May, will focus on M&A and capital markets and work with other corporate matters.        Clifford Chance Hires Beijing Funds Partner f...

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ALB Japan and SE Law Awards 2011 - Nominees

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Posted on April 29, 2011 at 3:04 PM



ALB has announced the nominees for the ALB Japan Law Awards 2011, which will take place June 22, 2011 in Tokyo. For details on the event, click here.Of the nominees, Japan's Big Four law firms - Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and Nishimura & Asahi - vie f...

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Office Openings- 9/27/2010

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Posted on September 27, 2010 at 7:09 PM



Lee Eng Beng, the new managing director of Rajah & Tann, will take control of the Singapore firm and aims to expand the proportion of turnover derived overseas to 50 percent in five years. Lee will take over as managing partner from October 1st, 2010.  The firm currently has offices in Shanghai, Laos and Kuala Lampu...

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Partner Moves- 9/13/2010

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Posted on September 13, 2010 at 7:09 PM



After a nine-year alliance with WongPartnership, Clifford Chance has poached partner Raymond Tong from the firm to their Singapore office.  Tong was previously the head of the capital markets of the former joint-venture firm between WongPartnership and Clifford Chance. Before moving to WongPartnership, Tong was previous...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 7/28/2010

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Posted on July 28, 2010 at 7:07 PM



Gigi Cheah and Justin Davidson have been appointed to Norton Rose Hong Kong's intellectual property, communications, media and technology practice team. Cheah is a non-contentious intellectual property and technology lawyer specializing in licensing, outsourcing, data privacy, life science, technology procurement, comme...

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Deal Watch - 10/15/09

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Posted on October 15, 2009 at 6:10 PM



WongPartnership LLP also represented DMX Technologies Group Limited in relation to its proposed allotment and issue of over 588 million new shares, valued at about S$188.41 million, to KDDI Corporation.  Partner Raymond Tong was the main adviser. -Allen & Gledhill LLP has advised K-REIT Asia Management Limited in co...

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Deal Watch - 10/15/09

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Posted on October 15, 2009 at 6:10 PM



Baker & McKenzie acted as Hong Kong and US counsel to China South City Holdings Limited for its global share offering.  It is valued at HK$3.15 billion and the proceeds from that will be mostly used for the development of the second stage of its Shenzhen trade center and to develop projects on Nanchang and Nanning. ...

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Deal Watch - 9/30/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on September 30, 2009 at 7:09 PM



Allen & Gledhill LLP is advising Genting Singapore PLC in one of the largest rights issues announced in Singapore this year. Genting Sinagpore plans to launch a one-for-five rights issue of more than 2 billion shares and expects to raise up to S$1.63 billion. The transaction will be completed in October 2009. Repres...

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