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Gide Loyrette Nouel has advised Kweichow Moutai, China's leading distillery, traded on the Shanghai stock exchange, on the acquisition of Château Loudenne, a winery in Saint-Yzans-de-Médoc owned since 2000 by the Lafragette family. The 132-hectare...
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4/26/2013 5:16:09 AM EST
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Gide Loyrette Nouel (GLN) is pleased to announce that Paul-Emmanuel Benachi has joined the firm's Shanghai office as partner. Paul-Emmanuel brings with him considerable expertise developed notably during his 9 years of practicing law in China. He has extensive...
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3/6/2013 1:59:01 AM EST
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Jones Day announces that Gene Buttrill has joined as a capital markets practice partner. Formerly a partner with Proskauer Rose LLP, Gene will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office as a foreign registered lawyer. Jones Day welcomes Gene to its growing...
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2/22/2013 2:09:46 AM EST
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Herbert Smith Freehills advised PetroChina on its acquisition of an interest in two Western Australian exploration assets from ConocoPhillips. Under the transaction agreements, which still require government and partner approvals, PetroChina will acquire...
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2/17/2013 10:50:20 PM EST
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The recently expanded Asia capital markets team of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (“Cadwalader”) and Joseph P.C. Lee & Associates has advised Hainan Airlines on a US$500 million bond issuance, building on an existing relationship the...
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2/6/2013 3:35:14 AM EST
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Maples and Calder has acted as Cayman Islands counsel to the issuer, New World China Land Limited (the "Issuer") in respect of its issuance of CNY3,000,000,000 5.50 per cent bonds due 2018. The bonds are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This...
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2/6/2013 3:32:22 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, ICBC International Securities Limited, Standard Chartered Bank and UBS AG, Hong Kong Branch as initial purchasers in connection...
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2/6/2013 3:25:24 AM EST
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Eversheds has advised New World China Land (NWCL) on a new dim sum bond issue today raising a total of CNY 3 billion. This is NWCL’s second dim sum bond offering after their previous successful record-making CNY 4.3 billion offering last year, which...
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2/3/2013 10:37:40 PM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it represented Mingfa Group (International) Company Limited (“Mingfa Group”), a leading PRC investment company focusing on property development, in its issuance of senior notes (“Notes”)...
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2/3/2013 9:53:25 PM EST
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Appleby acted as Bermuda and British Virgin Islands counsel for COSCO Pacific (2013) Finance Limited (“COSCO Pacific Finance”) and COSCO Pacific Limited (“COSCO Pacific”), in relation to COSCO Pacific Finance’s note issuance...
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1/31/2013 8:56:04 PM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas as the joint global coordinators, together with CICC, Standard Chartered, CCBI and HSBC as the joint bookrunners in Chinalco Mining Corporation International’s...
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1/30/2013 3:27:15 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised Longfor Properties Co. Ltd. (Longfor) in connection with its Regulation S only offering of $500 million principal amount of its 6.75% senior notes due 2023. Davis Polk advised Longfor in connection with its senior notes offering in 2011...
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1/28/2013 10:53:46 PM EST
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Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that it advised China International Marine Containers (Hong Kong) Limited (CIMC), part of the largest container manufacturing group in the world, on the establishment of a $600 million US commercial...
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1/28/2013 10:49:54 PM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented the managers, led by Samsung Securities (Asia) Ltd., in Hanwha SolarOne Hong Kong Limited’s issuance of US$100 million offshore floating rate notes. The notes, issued outside...
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1/27/2013 9:48:17 PM EST
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Davis Polk advised Merrill Lynch International and Citigroup Global Markets Limited as initial purchasers in connection with a $250 million Regulation S offering by Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited of its 10.75% senior notes due 2020. Fantasia...
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1/27/2013 9:38:35 PM EST
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Appleby acted as British Virgin Islands counsel for Fosun International Limited (the “Fosun International”) on a guaranteed notes issuance of US$1billion issued by its indirect subsidiary. As an indirect subsidiary of Fosun International,...
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1/27/2013 9:30:15 PM EST
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Maples and Calder has acted as British Virgin Islands legal counsel to Cheung Kong Bond Securities (03) Limited in connection with its issuance of US$500 million 5.375% guaranteed senior perpetual securities. The securities will be guaranteed by Cheung Kong...
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1/22/2013 9:36:09 PM EST
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (“Cadwalader”) and Joseph P.C. Lee & Associates have advised Wison Engineering Services Co. Ltd. (“Wison Engineering”) as to United States and Hong Kong law on the completion of its initial...
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1/20/2013 9:13:54 PM EST
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Davis Polk advised UBS AG, Hong Kong Branch, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited as initial purchasers in connection with the $300 million Regulation S offering by Hopson Development Holdings Limited (Hopson) of its 9.875% high-yield...
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1/14/2013 8:58:10 PM EST
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Investors are facing an unprecedented start to 2013 in Asia’s international debt capital markets as the first new issues emerge from Chinese property companies; the high yield deals mark a significant departure from recent years when Korean investment...
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1/14/2013 10:03:01 PM EST
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Mayer Brown JSM has advised CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (CITIC Telecom, stock code: 1883), a leading international telecoms services provider in Asia, on the acquisition of a 79 percent stake in Companhia de Telecomunicacoes de Macau, S.A.R.L....
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1/13/2013 9:37:53 PM EST
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Harney Westwood & Riegels is pleased to announce that its global head of banking and finance, Colin Riegels, has relocated to the firm’s Hong Kong office. The transfer together with other recent recruitment brings to 24 the number of lawyers in...
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1/9/2013 2:19:52 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it represented Guangdong Nan Yue Logistics Company Limited (“Nan Yue Logistics”), a leading expressway and integrated logistics services provider in China’s Guangdong Province, on...
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1/2/2013 9:08:56 PM EST
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Leading offshore firm Appleby acted as Cayman counsel for Wison Engineering Services Co. Ltd., a Shanghai-based engineering company, in relation to its listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of a global offer on 28 December 2012,...
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1/1/2013 10:32:57 PM EST
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Davis Polk advised the People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited (PICC) on its cornerstone investment in the $477 million initial public offering of the China Machinery Engineering Corporation on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. PICC has agreed...
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1/1/2013 10:28:44 PM EST
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Paul Hastings announced that it represented China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd. (“CIMC”), a leading global equipment and solutions provider in the logistics and energy industries which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange,...
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1/1/2013 10:23:35 PM EST
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Bitauto Holdings Limited (“Bitauto” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BITA), a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China’s fast-growing automotive industry, today announced that certain existing pre-IPO shareholders...
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12/17/2012 10:46:13 PM EST
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Paul Hastings announced that it has acted in connection with three more Hong Kong IPO transactions, advising the underwriters on global offerings by Tsui Wah Holdings Limited (“Tsui Wah”), Casablanca Group Limited (“Casablanca”) and...
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12/13/2012 9:54:53 PM EST
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Jones Day announced that the following 45 lawyers have been named to the Firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2013. "The promotion of these new partners reflects Jones Day's ongoing commitment to developing and advancing lawyers throughout the...
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12/11/2012 8:44:00 PM EST
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Leading offshore firm Appleby acted as Cayman counsel for Maxclean Holdings Limited on its proposed listing in the United States, with a value of over US$12 million. The shares will be listed on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board (“OTCBB”), which...
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12/11/2012 1:33:35 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised The People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited (PICC) in connection with its approximately HK$24 billion ($3.1 billion) initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and an international offering...
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12/6/2012 2:04:47 AM EST
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Withers today announced that it has appointed Simon Michaels as a partner in Withers’ Singapore office. Mr Michaels is the third partner to join the Singapore team since the office opened in May 2012 and will take up his role in Withers’ Wealth...
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11/29/2012 4:05:48 AM EST
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Peter Cashin has joined Kennedys’ Hong Kong office as a partner in its Corporate and Commercial Group. With over 20 years’ experience in the Asia-Pacific insurance market, Peter is one of the region’s most well respected corporate insurance...
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11/28/2012 4:24:03 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised UBS AG, Hong Kong Branch as the initial purchaser in connection with a $125 million Regulation S only offering by China Aoyuan Property Group Limited of its 13.875% senior notes due 2017. China Aoyuan is one of the leading property...
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11/27/2012 10:23:36 PM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has successfully represented China Everbright International Limited (“China Everbright”), a company whose shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in relation to its US$200...
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11/27/2012 12:55:29 AM EST
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Maples and Calder has acted as Cayman Islands counsel to Baidu, Inc. (the "Issuer") in connection with its first ever bond offering of US$1.5 billion. Baidu's U.S. denominated notes were issued on the Singapore Exchange. The notes were issued in...
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11/25/2012 11:05:06 PM EST
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Herbert Smith Freehills has recently advised BOCI Asia Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and J.P. Morgan Securities plc as the Joint Lead Managers on the issuance of US$300 million 4.125% guaranteed notes due 2022 by China Taiping Capital Limited,...
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11/21/2012 3:35:49 AM EST
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Withers announced that it has further expanded its Hong Kong office with the relocation of Erik Wallace, Partner, from London. Withers’ decision to relocate Erik, a US qualified lawyer, is indicative of the increasing demand the firm is receiving for...
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11/19/2012 10:33:44 PM EST
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Herbert Smith Freehills announced today that it has strengthened its Greater China energy and natural resources practice with the joining of David Clinch, a senior partner from the firm's global energy and natural resources practice. Based in Hong Kong, David...
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11/18/2012 10:42:21 PM EST
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Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced the promotion of 21 of its lawyers worldwide to partner including three in Hong Kong. The appointments take effect 1 January, 2013. "In addition to outstanding legal skills, these lawyers have demonstrated...
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11/15/2012 4:17:08 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it represented China SCE Property Holdings Limited (“China SCE”), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, on its issuance of senior notes in the aggregate principal amount of US$200...
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11/15/2012 4:10:57 AM EST
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Maples and Calder acted as British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands counsel to China SCE Property Holdings Limited (the "Issuer") in connection with an offering of US$200,000,000 11.5% Senior Notes due 2017. The Notes are guaranteed by the Issuer's...
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11/13/2012 9:20:37 PM EST
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Davis Polk advised The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank PLC and Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. as initial purchasers in connection with an $1 billion Regulation...
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11/12/2012 3:07:40 AM EST
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Employment Issues on a Transfer of Business – A Global Overview, a new publication from Mayer Brown, addresses the various HR issues that are likely to arise when one business is acquired by another business. The 198-page guide covers 40 different...
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11/12/2012 1:14:07 AM EST
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Herbert Smith Freehills has recently advised China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) on its entry into a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with BG Group for the acquisition of major interests in the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project in Australia for $1.93...
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11/11/2012 10:09:30 PM EST
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O’Melveny & Myers LLP has received final approval from the Korean Ministry of Justice to open an office in Seoul, the Firm’s 16th office worldwide. O’Melveny will build on its highly successful history working with major Korean corporations...
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11/7/2012 10:51:35 PM EST
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Allen & Overy announced that they have represented the lenders in connection with MGM China Holding Limited's amended and restated Hong Kong dollar denominated senior credit facilities agreement in respect of facilities in an aggregate principal amount...
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11/7/2012 10:13:31 PM EST
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Maples and Calder acted as Cayman Islands counsel to China Mass Media Corp. (the "Company"), a Cayman Islands company engaged in the television advertising business in China, in respect of its take private by way of merger with CMM Holdings Limited...
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11/5/2012 4:18:22 AM EST
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Davis Polk is advising Baidu, Inc. on its acquisition of shares of iQiyi.com held by Providence Equity Partners. The definitive agreement was entered into on November 2, 2012, and the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2012. Upon completion,...
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10/29/2012 9:58:50 PM EST
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Harney Westwood & Riegels has elected a new global managing partner and a new head of the firm’s BVI office. In a letter to staff Richard Peters announced that he will leave Harneys at the end of the year and that from 1 December Peter Tarn will...
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10/29/2012 2:25:28 AM EST
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Maples and Calder acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to Franshion Investment Limited (the "Issuer") in connection with an offering of US$500 million principal amount of 4.7% senior notes (the "Notes") due 2017. The Notes are guaranteed...
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10/29/2012 1:56:04 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it advised Franshion Properties (China) Limited (“Franshion Properties”), a Hong Kong-listed PRC property company and subsidiary of state-owned Sinochem Corporation, on its US$500 million...
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10/25/2012 11:36:09 PM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it represented Yuzhou Properties Company Limited (“Yuzhou Properties”), a leading property developer in China’s Fujian province listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock...
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10/24/2012 11:46:37 PM EST
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Mourant Ozannes has been awarded the 'Best Offshore Law Firm - Client Service Award' at the HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards 2012. This follows the firm winning the same client service accolade in both the US and Europe in 2011. The winners of the...
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10/9/2012 9:50:36 PM EST
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Weil, Gotshal & Manges is ranked #1 by Bloomberg for Asia-Pacific private equity deals announced for the first three quarters of 2012 (based on value). Weil's market share was 23%, representing $17 billion in deal value year-to-date in the region. Weil...
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10/7/2012 10:48:46 PM EST
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King & Wood Mallesons has confirmed the appointment of Senior Associate, Kieran Humphrey, to the firm’s Hong Kong office, where Kieran will focus on continuing to grow the firm’s Insurance Litigation practice together with partner Denis Brock....
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10/4/2012 4:20:54 AM EST
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Maples and Calder has acted as Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands legal counsel for China Mobile Games and Entertainment Limited ("CMGE"), in connection with the listing on Nasdaq Global Market of 1,574,741 ADSs, representing 22,046,374 Class...
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10/3/2012 4:58:12 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it is representing Famous Commercial Ltd (“Famous”), a subsidiary of Shanghai-listed Gemdale Corporation, in its acquisition of an approximately 56% stake in Hong Kong-listed Frasers...
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10/3/2012 4:50:50 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised ICICI Bank Limited, acting through its Dubai branch, in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.7% notes due 2018. Citigroup Global Markets Limited, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking...
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10/2/2012 11:06:28 PM EST
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Maples and Calder is pleased to announce the appointment of its Global Managing Partner, Henry Smith, to the global Council of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) following a membership vote at the association's AGM in London on 20 September...
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10/2/2012 10:05:23 PM EST
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Herbert Smith Freehills launched today to become the largest fully integrated law firm in Asia Pacific and the world’s eighth largest law firm. The full equity merger, agreed by the partnerships of the legacy firms in June, has created a firm which...
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9/25/2012 4:27:21 AM EST
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Alibaba Group Holding Limited, China's largest e-commerce company, announced the completion of its initial repurchase of shares from Yahoo!, which represented one-half of Yahoo!'s 40% stake in Alibaba Group on a fully diluted basis, on 18 September 2012....
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9/24/2012 11:45:08 PM EST
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SJ Berwin today announces the appointment of George Pinkham as the new Head of its Hong Kong office, effective 1 October. Based in SJ Berwin’s Hong Kong office, which opened in 2009, George Pinkham will spearhead the firm’s further expansion...
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9/20/2012 5:27:14 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, CCB International Capital Limited and Mizuho Securities Asia Limited as initial purchasers in connection with the $500 million Regulation S offering by Sinopec Group...
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9/19/2012 11:33:23 PM EST
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Maples and Calder acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to Jindal Steel & Power (Mauritius) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jindal Steel & Power Limited (“JSPL”) on the merger of its subsidiary, Jindal BVI Limited ("JBVI")...
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9/19/2012 11:30:39 PM EST
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Alibaba Group, the largest e-commerce company in China, on the financing of a major repurchase of shares from Yahoo! and on the restructuring of its relationship with Yahoo! in transactions valued at approximately...
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9/17/2012 11:06:32 PM EST
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has bolstered its strategic investment in its employment, pensions and benefits (EPB) practice with the relocation of two EPB specialists from its London office to Asia. They will be based in the Hong Kong office. Partner Kathleen...
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9/17/2012 10:48:30 PM EST
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Gide Loyrette Nouel (GLN) is pleased to announce its membership of the Shanghai Bar and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Zhejiang Province. The first Chinese Bar to open to foreign law firms, the Shanghai Bar is China’s largest with more than...
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9/16/2012 10:17:41 PM EST
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Davis Polk advised Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch, Standard Chartered Bank and UBS AG, Hong Kong Branch as the joint lead managers in connection with the $400 million Regulation S offering by Shui On Development (Holding) Limited of its 9.75% high-yield...
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9/16/2012 10:14:49 PM EST
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Eversheds first established a presence in the Asia Pacific region in 2006 and operates offices in Shanghai, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Beijing office, due to open for business in December, will provide clients in the region and internationally with a full...
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9/11/2012 9:47:53 PM EST
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Baker & McKenzie recently advised China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (“CEA”) on its joint venture agreement with Jetstar International Group Holdings Co, Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qantas Airways Limited ("Qantas"),...
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9/5/2012 2:15:32 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited in its capacity as placing agent for the top-up placement of 350,000,000 shares in China Everbright International Limited (CEI) for a total consideration of approximately US$162 million. ...
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8/31/2012 3:33:09 AM EST
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Robert Walters, an award-winning business and one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, has launched its Asia Job Index for Q2 2012.     The Robert Walters Asia Job Index tracks advertisement...
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8/31/2012 3:20:53 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it advised China Everbright International Limited (“China Everbright”), a Hong Kong-listed company focusing on environmental protection and alternative energy businesses in China,...
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8/28/2012 10:50:57 PM EST
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Baker & McKenzie, the leading global law firm, today announced record worldwide fee income of US$2.313 billion, up 2.1%, for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. Revenue gains were driven by double-digit growth in Latin America and a more modest single-digit...
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8/26/2012 11:04:23 PM EST
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised China Telecom Corporation Limited (China Telecom) on its proposed acquisition of CDMA network assets and associated liabilities held by its parent company, China Telecommunications Corporation. Hong Kong-listed...
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8/21/2012 10:26:39 PM EST
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Herbert Smith has recently advised China National Offshore Oil Corporation ("CNOOC") on its acquisition of a 25% participating interest of Shell's offshore exploration blocks BC9 and BCD10 in Gabon (“Transaction”), Africa. CNOOC will...
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8/16/2012 9:32:01 PM EST
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Davis Polk advised Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., KDB Asia Limited, Standard Chartered Bank and UBS AG, Hong Kong Branch as underwriters in connection with a Schedule B debt offering by The Korea Development Bank of $500 million in aggregate...
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8/15/2012 9:57:42 PM EST
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Reed Smith today announced the appointment of Ivan Chiang to its partnership. Based in Shanghai, Ivan joins the firm’s corporate and securities group from K&L Gates. Ivan has over 15 years of experience advising clients in China on mergers &...
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8/14/2012 10:39:42 PM EST
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Fried Frank is advising a private equity consortium in connection with its preliminary proposal to acquire Focus Media Holding Limited (Nasdaq: FMCN) for US$27 in cash per American depositary share, or US$5.40 in cash per ordinary share. The going-private...
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8/13/2012 5:01:35 AM EST
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McDermott Will & Emery LLP today announced the appointment of prominent international dealmaker Winston (Jiusu) Zhao as head of its China Outbound Transactions team. He joins McDermott from the Shanghai office of an AmLaw 10 law firm. Mr. Zhao will...
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8/13/2012 3:58:51 AM EST
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Clifford Chance has advised the joint lead managers[1] on China Development Bank's (CDB) RMB2.5 billion (US$390 million) bond issuances comprised of RMB1 billion 4.3% bonds due 2032 and RMB 1.5billion 2.95% bonds due 2015. This is the longest tenor thus...
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8/13/2012 3:37:43 AM EST
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Jones Day has announced that Maria Tan Pedersen has joined as a Banking & Finance practice partner. Formerly a partner with K&L Gates, Maria will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Maria is an experienced international projects and commercial...
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8/12/2012 11:16:15 PM EST
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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is representing VanceInfo Technologies Inc. in its tax-free, all-stock merger of equals with hiSoft Technology International Limited, valued at US$875 million. Creating the largest China-based offshore IT services...
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8/8/2012 3:45:52 AM EST
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Maples and Calder acted as Cayman Islands counsel to China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Asset Management Limited ("CICCHKAM"), a subsidiary of China International Capital Corporation Limited ("CICC"), on the launch of a...
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8/8/2012 3:41:53 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it represented Deutsche Bank as the sole bookrunner in Ayala Corporation’s US$155 million (PHP6.45 billion) treasury share block sale. Ayala Corporation is one of the Philippines’ largest...
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8/8/2012 2:59:59 AM EST
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Baker & McKenzie recently advised CITIC Securities Company Limited (“CITICS”) on Hong Kong regulatory issues in connection with the purchase of a 19.9 percent interest in CLSA by CITIC Securities International Company Limited (“CITICS...
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7/26/2012 1:45:06 AM EST
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The licence was issued by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in June 2012, making China Chengxin the PRC’s first credit rating company to operate in the international market. Established in 1992 as one of the pioneers of China’s...
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7/26/2012 1:43:06 AM EST
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April, a listed company based in Lyon (Eurolist - Compartiment B, SRD), specialised in health insurance, contingency funds and damages, currently present in 37 countries with 3 830 employers and more than 6 million insured clients, announced this July 10th...
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7/24/2012 3:08:13 AM EST
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Gide Loyrette Nouel (GLN) has advised GDF SUEZ - Cofely on a major project to build, own and operate the district cooling in Yujiapu, a new financial district in Tianjin, China. The project, part of the development and construction of Yujiapu as a “low...
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7/24/2012 3:00:45 AM EST
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Mayer Brown JSM has appointed James Fong as partner in the Corporate & Securities practice. James has over 12 years of experience in handling a wide range of corporate finance transactions including Hong Kong IPOs, listing of exchange traded funds, block...
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7/16/2012 10:49:24 PM EST
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Withers has announced the appointment of Rita Ku Ming Wai, formerly an associate in the firm’s family law practice since 2010, as partner in Hong Kong, pending regulatory approval. Rita is Withers’ first Chinese partner globally and is the 7th...
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7/15/2012 11:52:32 PM EST
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King & Wood Mallesons is pleased to announce the appointment of 8 new Senior Associates in our Hong Kong centre. Our legal team on-the-ground in Hong Kong now comprises over 150 lawyers including 35 partners, 9 Counsel/Consultants, a new total of 30*...
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7/13/2012 4:06:08 AM EST
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Davis Polk advised BOCI Asia Limited and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc as managers for a Hong Kong law Regulation S-only offering by AVIC International Finance & Investment Limited of its RMB1.5 billion 4.8% guaranteed bonds due 2015. The...
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7/13/2012 4:03:05 AM EST
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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced that it advised UBS, HSBC and BOCOM International, as joint bookrunners and lead managers on Chinese passenger vehicle dealer China Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Limited’s (“Yongda...
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7/11/2012 2:46:22 AM EST
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Mayer Brown JSM announced the expansion of its Corporate practice in Mainland China with the addition of Henry Wang and Billy Au. Their arrival will further expand the firm's capability in the areas of mergers and acquisitions as well as public and private...
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7/10/2012 2:24:28 AM EST
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Hampton, Winter and Glynn, a pioneer in family law, with the largest multicultural Family Law Practice in Hong Kong, has expanded its French Desk to serve the needs of Hong Kong’s large, French expatriate community – the second largest European...
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7/10/2012 2:20:35 AM EST
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Davis Polk has advised China Nonferrous Mining Corporation Limited (“CNMC”) in connection with its HK$1.91 billion (US$247 million) global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This transaction marks the first time a business comprising...
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7/9/2012 10:42:45 PM EST
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Baker & McKenzie is delighted to announce the election of six partners in its China offices, effective 1 July 2012. Commenting on the new partner appointments, Poh Lee Tan, managing partner of the Hong Kong/ PRC/Vietnam offices, said, “We are...
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7/9/2012 10:38:48 PM EST
Posted by Transactions
Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented CICC and GF Securities as the joint bookrunners and joint lead managers in China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited’s (“Chalieco”) approximately...
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