A group of companies controlled by Asia's richest man is seeking to acquire one of Australia's largest natural gas distributors.
A group of companies controlled by Asia's richest man is seeking to acquire one of Australia's largest natural gas distributors.
* Simpson guides KKR on its $1 billion acquisition of Singapore's Goodpack
* Chinese state-owned Bright Foods turns to Freshfields for a big Israel acquisition
* DLA Piper and King & Wood Mallesons on major restructuring for Australia's Transfield
Its acquisition of the Singaporean packaging company will be the private equity giant's largest ever investment in Southeast Asia.
The Chinese state-owned food company is acquiring a 56 percent stake in Tnuva, Israel's largest dairy cooperative.
Michael Han, a Freshfields partner since 2009, will join the Chinese law firm's Beijing office.
A consortium led by two Japanese companies has borrowed $1.17 billion to develop a geothermal plant in northern Indonesia.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent increased its stake in online retailer JD.com through a $1.3 billion placement that ran concurrently with the latter's $1.8 billion Nasdaq IPO.
* Allen & Overy guides India's Bharti Airtel on a $2 billion bond issue
* Skadden and Davis Polk lead on $1.3 billion Tencent investment in JD.com
* Milbank and Latham on a $1.17 billion Indonesian geothermal plant financing
The Indian mobile telecommunications giant is raising $2 billion to refinance existing debt.
The Chinese state-owned "bad bank," which collects non-performing loans from other banks, will use the money raised for investment and as working capital.
A Chinese state-owned company is acquiring a 38 percent stake in Macau's sole power company for $312 million.
* Freshfields guides China's Citic Group on massive restructuring
* Herbert Smith Freehills leads on three big China bond offerings
* King & Wood Mallesons advises Sydney airport on $1.4 billion loan
A Hong Kong subsidiary of the Chinese state-owned investment company is acquiring the assets of its parent for $37 billion.
China’s largest oil and gas company has issued two tranches dollar-denominated bonds.
The airport operator is borrowing $1.4 billion to repay maturing bonds and fund future capital expenditure.
The Chinese state-owned power company is issuing three tranches of bonds worth $3.5 billion.
* Simpson Thacher taking China's Alibaba public in the U.S.
* Morrison & Foerster helping Chinese train maker test Hong Kong IPO waters
* King & Wood Mallesons and Minter Ellison on $1.6 billion Newcastle port lease
The prospectus filed by the Chinese e-commerce giant Wednesday morning gives the full list of counsel who will be participating in its highly anticipated U.S. initial public offering.
The issue is part of $5 billion program launched by the Shenzhen-based Internet company last month.
State-owned China CNR Corp. Ltd. is hoping to raise as much as $1.5 billion through its planned Hong Kong listing.
The U.S. insurer is planning to sell the business to Japanese conglomerate Orix Corp. for $895 million.
Horizon Oil and Roc Oil are combining in an all-stock deal that the companies say will better diversify their respective energy assets in Asia Pacific.
The Chinese state-owned steelmaker is offering to acquire Perth-based mining company Aquila Resources Ltd. for $1.3 billion.
State-run China Merchants Group and Australia’s Hastings Funds Management have purchased a 98-year lease on the world's largest coal export facility.
Spotless, a Melbourne-based facilities management company, is relisting after being taken private in 2012.
The Chinese e-commerce giant is buying an interest in the online video company along with a fund controlled by Alibaba chairman Jack Ma.
The Singaporean property developer is taking private CapitaMalls Asia in a deal worth $2.4 billion.
* King & Wood Mallesons advises consortium on $6.6 billion purchase of Queensland Motorways in Australia
* Allen & Gledhill on Singaporean developer CapitaLand's $2.4 billion buyout of its shopping malls arm
* Cleary Gottlieb advises state-owned Industrial Bank of Korea on an equity listing in Luxembourg
The Indian telecommunications company sold just under $1 billion in shares in order to repay existing debt.
U.S. private equity giants TPG Capital and Carlyle Group are selling down part of their ownership stake in the company four years after taking it private.
*Cordells on Citigroup's $700 million purchase of a new Hong Kong headquarters
*Baker & McKenzie advises Japan's Pacifico Energy on financing for new solar project
*Linklaters leads Yes Bank's $488 share placement in India
The Thai state-run oil and gas company is raising money for further exploration and production activities.
* Clifford Chance and Herbert Smith Freehills on Shell's $5.7 billion divestment from Woodside
* Allen & Gledhill advising Alibaba on a proposed investment in Singapore's postal service
* Jones Day guides a touchscreen chipmaker on a $598 million acquisition of a Japanese competitor
The Chinese e-commerce giant is buying the remaining shares of browser company UCWeb in deal that could be worth over $1.3 billion.
A consortium led by the U.S. private equity giant is buying the property services unit of Australian engineering company UGL for $1.1 billion.
Matthew Egerton-Warburton is joining the British private client boutique from King & Wood Mallesons, where he was a counsel.
The Anglo-Dutch oil giant is selling most of its interest in Australian oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum.
The two firms also previously teamed on a $5 billion debt offering by Sinopec in April.
Chinese state-owned company is paying $881 million for an 18 percent stake in True, the mobile carrier controlled by Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group.
Singapore-based Frasers is vying with Sydney's Stockland for Australand's 68 properties throughout Australia.
* Private equity giant CVC turns to Simpson Thacher on formation of new $3.5 billion Asia fund
* Simpson and Skadden on Alibaba browser buyout deal
* Baker & McKenzie advises Australia's Origin Energy on $800 million gas exploration permit buy
State-owned Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co. is offering to acquire Montage Technology Group, a maker of semiconductors used in cloud computing, for $693 million.
The London-based private equity firm will invest in the consumer industry in China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.
Chinese internet search giant Baidu is selling the five-year notes in order to raise cash for general corporate purposes.
* Japan's Dai-ichi Life turns to Baker & McKenzie and Willkie Farr for its first foray into the U.S. market
* Minter Ellison is guiding Asia's richest man on his $2.2 billion bid for Australian natural gas distributor Envestra
* Clifford Chance advises 7-Eleven Malaysia on a $225 million IPO
A consortium led by Singaporean tycoon Ong Beng Seng and Hong Kong-based developer Wheelock & Co. has proposed to buy the outstanding shares of Singapore’s Hotel Properties Ltd.
The Japanese insurer is seeking to enter the U.S. market by acquiring Birmingham, Ala.-based Protective Life Corp.
Three years ago, U.S.-listed Chinese companies seemed to be an endangered species as many of them became the targets of regulatory investigations and shareholder litigation. But last month Chinese online retailer JD.com had the largest U.S. IPO ever for a Chinese company, with a much, much bigger one for Alibaba Group on the way. Is resurgence here to stay?
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.
*J. Sagar Associates, Allen & Overy lead Indian state-run ONGC Videsh's $2.2 billion bond sale
*Duane Morris & Selvam advises Korean film company Spackman Entertainment Group on Singapore IPO
*Norton Rose Fulbright acts for Toyota's trading arm on auto parts distribution deal in Thailand and Malaysia
The Singaporean bank sold two tranches of dollar-denominated bonds in order to support its finance and treasury activities.
The state-run oil and gas company sold $2.2 billion worth of dollar- and euro-denominated notes.
The Southeast Asian country sold the seven-year bonds on the Singapore and Frankfurt stock exchanges.
*Linklaters advises on Hony Capital's $1.54 billion PizzaExpress acquisition
*Skadden acts for Chinese e-commerce company Cogobuy on its $198 million Hong Kong IPO
*WongPartnership represents Lend Lease on a new $729 million loan from DBS and OCBC
Linklaters is advising Chinese private equity outfit Hony Capital on its purchase of global restaurant chain PizzaExpress Ltd. from London-based Cinven Partners, which is being represented by Freshfields.
*King & Wood Mallesons on Puma Energy's $526 million investment in Papua New Guinea
*Davis Polk leads aluminum products maker China Hongqiao Group's $400 million bond issue
*Baker & McKenzie advises Spanish solar company Gestamp on Japan project financing
The Hong Kong-based bank will sell bonds on the Singapore Exchange in order to raise funds for general corporate purposes.
The U.S. online travel-booking company is buying Brisbane-based counterpart Wotif.com in order to expand its Asia Pacific footprint.
The Chinese property developer is raising money to fund overseas projects.
*HSF, Gilbert + Tobin on Healthscope Ltd.'s $2.4 billion IPO in Australia
*Davis Polk leads Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s $736 million stake purchase in 58.com
*Wong & Partners advises Malaysia's Icon Offshore Bhd. on public offering in Kuala Lumpur
The Chinese drugmaker is going public for the second time, having delisted from the Singapore Exchange two years ago.
Wilmar International Ltd. and First Pacific Co. Ltd., which together control about 20 percent of the Australian food company, are buying out the remaining shares they don't currently own.
Shenzhen-based Tencent is acquiring a near 20 percent stake in China's answer to Craigslist.
Latham & Watkins, King & Wood Mallesons and Commerce & Finance Law Offices also had roles on the deal.
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.
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.
*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
The Chinese state-run property company sold five-year and ten-year bonds in order to repay existing debt.
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.
*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
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.
The Sydney-based bank will use the notes to bolster its capital reserves and to fund operations.
*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 Jardine Matheson subsidiary is purchasing a near 20 percent stake in Shanghai-listed Yonghui Superstores for $925 million.
The credit agency sold two $500 million tranches of notes to extend loans and repay debt.
*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
Hong Kong-based Brightoil has bought the Bohai Bay offshore assets of U.S. exploration and production company Anadarko Petroleum.
The Thai conglomerate and Japanese trading house have struck a billion-dollar deal that will see them collaborate in the food and agribusiness sectors.
A consortium led by Transurban Group, Australia’s largest toll road operator, is buying regional competitor Queensland Motorways Ltd.
The Chinese state-owned oil company will use the proceeds to repay funds borrowed to finance its $15.1 billion acquisition of Canada's energy company Nexen Inc.
* Herbert Smith Freehills and Freshfields lead on state-owned company's acquisition of Hess Oil assets in Thailand
* Cleary, O'Melveny and Kirkland on a Chinese IT company's $332 million take-private
* Willkie Farr guides a U.S. VC fund on a $250 million investment Down Under
The state-owned oil company is raising funds to repay existing debt.
PTT Exploration and Production Pcl. is paying $1 billion for Hess' interest in two natural gas projects in Thailand.
The Singaporean bank sold the 10-year bonds in order to raise money for general corporate purposes and to comply with new reserve requirements.
Vodafone last week paid $1.48 billion for the remaining 11 percent stake in Vodafone India Ltd. it didn’t already own, making it the first foreign telecom carrier to wholly own its Indian subsidiary.
A consortium of state-owned companies led by China Minmetals subsidiary MMG is acquiring the Las Bambas copper project in southern Peru from GlencoreXstrata.
A Chinese company is buy British department store chain House of Fraser for $804 million, with plans to open 50 stores in China.
* White & Case and Linklaters lead on $5.85 billion Chinese mine acquisition in Peru
* Chinese retail group turns to Simpson Thacher for its takeover of a British department store chain
* Milbank advises the government of Sri Lanka on a third sovereign bond offering
It is the third multi-billion-dollar bond offering by the Chinese state-owned oil giant in the past year.
Indian generic drug maker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is acquiring local competitor Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. from Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co.
U.S. insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has proposed buying the business of the Australian conglomerate for $933 million.
South African retailer Woolworths has offered to pay $2 billion for Australia's David Jones chain of upscale department stores.
* Shearman and Davis Polk on $3.2 billion merger of Indian generic drug makers
* Linklaters and Gilbert + Tobin advising a South African retailer on its $2 billion bid for Australia's David Jones department stores
* Chinese state food giant COFCO turns to Clifford Chance for Hong Kong grain trading acquisition
The Chinese state-owned food giant is buying a controlling stake in the agricultural unit of supply chain company Noble Group.
The loans will finance a restructuring that will split the Australian shopping mall developer into domestic and international arms.
A consortium led by Queensland state government-owned investment fund QIC Ltd. has agreed to pay $2.76 billion to build the nine-kilometer NorthConnex Motorway near Sydney.
* HWL Ebsworth advises restructuring Aussie mall developer Westfield on $20 billion in loan facilities
* Slaughter and May and Freshfields on Singapore bank's proposed $5 billion Hong Kong acquisition
* Skadden guides Chinese antivirus software maker on $300 million U.S. IPO