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Linklaters Recruits M&A Partner in Singapore
By Tom Brennan All Articles
The Asian Lawyer
February 1, 2013
Linklaters has recruited a mergers and acquisitions partner for its Singapore office.
William Kirschner is moving over from White & Case, which he joined as a partner in 2008.
He started in White & Cases Washington, D.C., office but relocated to Singapore a year later. In addition to his M&A work, he also was a part of the firms India practice group.
Kirschner specializes in cross-border M&A and private equity deals, with a significant focus on India and Indonesia. In 2010, he advised Indonesian conglomerate Rajawali Group on its $1.1 billion sale of a 24 percent stake in PT Semen Gresik, the countrys biggest cement maker, through a block trade over the Indonesia Stock Exchange.
Prior to joining White & Case, Kirschner was a partner at the Washington, D.C., office of Boston-based Goodwin Procter. He was head of the firms India practice as well.
Linklaters Singapore office now houses 47 lawyers including Kirschner, eight of them partners. The firm employs 2,600 lawyers worldwide.