* 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
Companies, agencies mentioned:
Japara Healthcare | Gilbert | Credit Suisse Securities | Linklaters Hong Kong | IMAX Corporation China | Vallianz Holdings | Paul, Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Hong Kong | FountainVest Partners | China Media Capital Partners | Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson Hong Kong | Haiwen & Partners | O?Melveny & Myers Beijing | Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Hong Kong | Dbs Bank | Singapore Allen & Gledhill | Affinity Education Group | Tarena International | Northland Shopping Center | GPT Group | Dundas & Wilson | Australia Linklaters and Gilbert + Tobin | Noble Group Limited Agri | Weil Gotshal & Manges New York | Amarchand & Mangaldas | S. H. Bathiya & Associates | Sterling | David Jones Ltd. | Arthur J Gallagher and Company | Wesfarmers Limited Gallagher | F.W. Woolworth Company | Grain Processing | Panasonic Corporation | IMAX Corporation | Canada Pension Plan Investment Board | Tower Semiconductor Ltd. | Standard Chartered Bank AG | Amtek Engineering Ltd. | Singapore Airlines Inc. | Noble Group Limited | Evercore Partners Inc. | China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation | Woolworths Holdings Ltd. | Daiichi Sankyo | Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. | Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Law firms mentioned:
Clayton Utz | Clifford Chance | DLA Piper | Davis Polk & Wardwell | Freehills | Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson | Herbert Smith | Linklaters | O?Melveny & Myers | Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison | Shearman & Sterling | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom | Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Debt Securities , Initial Public Offerings , Mergers and Acquisitions