The IPO of the offshore drilling company is Malaysia's second-largest of the year so far.
By Quiteria Leung, October 31, 2013 :: Deals
* Rajah & Tann on a $1.1 billion bid for a Chinese food company
* Morgan Lewis helps a Texas oil company make a Malaysian exit
* Squire Sanders and White & Case line up for U.S. cloud computing acquisitions by Japan's NTT
The Texas-based oil and gas company is selling its Malaysian offshore interests for $898 million to SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd. in an all-cash deal.
James Grandolfo has emerged as a leading advisor on deals originating from India and Southeast Asia in particular.
The Japanese telecom giant has purchased two U.S. cloud computing companies for a combined $875 million.
It is the first dollar-denominated issue for the Chinese brokerage.
The Japanese oil company is participating in an equal-share joint venture with AltaGas Ltd. to acquire a 66.7 percent stake in Canada's Petrogas for $748.5 million.
The Chinese regional bank is looking to raise $593 million in its upcoming Hong Kong listing.
Anglo-Swiss commodity trader Glencore Xstrata and Japan's Sumitomo Corp. are each acquiring a 25.05 percent stake in Rio Tinto's Clermont coal mine in Queensland.
Foreign lawyers say they are concerned that a populist outcry against further immigration into the island nation may eventually affect the global profession, starting with those firms now applying to renew their Qualifying Foreign Law Practice licenses.