*Kirkland & Ellis advises Orchid Asia on $920 million China fund
*HSF, KWM lead AGL's $1.1 billion rights issue for MacGen acquisition
*Simpson Thacher, Gunderson Dettmer on Murata's $465 million acquisition of chipmaker Peregrine
*Kirkland & Ellis advises Orchid Asia on $920 million China fund
The Sydney-based power company will use the proceeds to fund its recently approved $1.4 billion acquisition of Macquarie Generation.
Kennedys partner David Johnston, who was retained by the carrier's insurer on claims following the crashes of flights MH370 and MH17, joined Clyde & Co last month.
Nian Bin was released immediately after Fujian Provincial High Court overturned a lower court’s guilty verdict of fatally poisoning two children.
The Chinese private equity firm closed its sixth fund to invest in high-growth Chinese companies.
Over the past nine months, the Los Angeles-based firm has lost 14 lawyers in its city-state office. Why have so many left, and what does O'Melveny plan to do next?
Mohit Abraham, Thomas Phillippe and Deepto Roy are moving over from PXV Law Partners, which is closing shop as a result of the departures.
On Monday, Aug. 25, the site will become part of a broader collection of global legal coverage by parent publication The American Lawyer. In the run-up to that launch, The Asian Lawyer site will be on standby.
*Allen & Gledhill, Clifford Chance on OCBC’s $2.7 billion rights issue in Singapore
*HSF advises KKR/Abacus joint venture on stake purchase in Melbourne’s World Trade Center
*Gibson Dunn leads Chinese consortium’s $1.7 billion take-private offer for U.S. chipmaker OmniVision
Singapore’s second-largest lender by assets is looking to refill its coffers after spending $5 billion to purchase Hong Kong-based Wing Hang Bank.
Beijing-based Hua Capital Management and Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment are looking to take the Santa Clara-based company private for $1.7 billion.
Allens acted for the lenders that funded the Westlink M7 motorway project.
Debt capital markets partner Anna-Marie Slot has moved over from White & Case.
The Sydney-based bank will use the notes to bolster its capital reserves and to fund operations.
Mae Shan Chong was previously a transactions partner at White & Case in the city-state.
The departures come on top of at least seven other exits from the Los Angeles-based firm's Asia offices this year.
Comments from President Ambrose Lam in support of a controversial white paper by the Chinese government prompted a historic no-confidence vote by the city's solicitors.
The hiring of former country managing partner Tony O’Malley and former corporate M&A head Timothy Blue comes as PwC and its Big Four accounting peers bulk up their legal teams in the Asia Pacific region.
Michelle Woodworth specializes in matrimonial disputes and has previously served as a district judge in Singapore’s family court.
*Linklaters leads Dairy Farm's $925 million investment in Shanghai-listed Yonghui Superstores
*Norton Rose Fulbright advises Fosun International on its winning bid for Roc Oil in Australia
*Amarchand advises on a $349 million share sale by Bharti Airtel's tower unit
The Singaporean firm is tying up with 30-lawyer corporate and finance firm Makes & Partners.
The Jardine Matheson subsidiary is purchasing a near 20 percent stake in Shanghai-listed Yonghui Superstores for $925 million.
The state-run Chinese bank has established a $5 billion commercial paper and certificate of deposit program in order to raise funds for its near-term operations.
The credit agency sold two $500 million tranches of notes to extend loans and repay debt.
An early leader in guiding Japanese companies on their investments into the U.S. and Europe, Murase's New York firm had merged with Bingham in 1997.
Former China head Zhang Hongli is alleged to have breached fiduciary duty when he transferred $4 million to a Shenzhen-based bank for reasons the German bank did not disclose.
A team of five from Paul Hastings, including former office managing partner David Livdahl and partner Jenny Sheng, has joined the New York-based firm to launch a new office in the Chinese capital.
Hong Kong-based Brightoil has bought the Bohai Bay offshore assets of U.S. exploration and production company Anadarko Petroleum.
British national Peter Humphrey and his wife, who operate corporate intelligence company ChinaWhys, have been found guilty of illegally buying and selling the personal information of Chinese citizens.
Madhurima Mukherjee, former capital markets head at Luthra & Luthra, is returning to private practice after a yearlong sabbatical.
Former DLA Piper partner Carrie Follas works on commercial real estate matters, with a specialization in the agribusiness and renewable energy sectors.
*Milbank leads Tata Steel's first dollar-denominated bond sale, worth $1.5 billion
*Ropes & Gray advises Macquarie fund on investment in New York Stock Exchange-traded JinkoSolar
*Malaysia’s Sona Petroleum taps Norton Rose Fulbright for oil concession purchase in Gulf of Thailand
Samuel Sharpe was formerly a senior associate at DLA Piper, where he advised multinational companies on U.K. Bribery Act and U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues.
The two companies have taken another step toward global peace, agreeing to lay down their arms in eight countries outside the United States where they had litigation pending.
The group of five investors will pay $845 million to build the Transmission Gully Motorway near Wellington, in the country’s largest-ever public-private partnership deal.
Latham & Watkins, King & Wood Mallesons and Commerce & Finance Law Offices also had roles on the deal.
The Pittsburgh-based firm has recruited former Baker & McKenzie arbitration partner Haig Oghigian.
The U.S. private equity company is putting $800 million into newly formed Tamarind Energy, which will focus on upstream oil and gas work in Southeast Asia.
Milbank and Linklaters led the group on the Indian company’s first dollar-denominated debt issue.
Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital raised about two-thirds of the $1.54 billion it agreed to pay for the British restaurant chain last month.
Former Shearman & Sterling Hong Kong counsel Pang Lee has joined the firm’s investment funds group.
The U.K. firm has poached two Bird & Bird partners to open a Hong Kong office that will focus on the media, technology and telecommunications sectors.
The accounting giant has formed an association with corporate specialist Camford Law Corp.
Nick Dingemans was formerly a resources specialist in the firm’s Moscow office.
The Chinese state-run property company sold five-year and ten-year bonds in order to repay existing debt.
*Ashurst, Morrison & Foerster lead billion-dollar tie-up between Itochu and CP Group
*Kirkland & Ellis acting for Chinese mobile game developer iDreamSky Technology on Nasdaq IPO
*Milbank on GIC's investment in Philippine conglomerate Metro Pacific
Linklaters, Allens and Squire Patton all have roles on a Japanese consortium’s $2 billion winning bid to build a 3G network in the newly opened country.
Samuel Chau was most recently Hong Kong banking and finance head of Gide Loyrette Nouel.