* 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
Companies, agencies mentioned:
Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB | Gilbert + Tobin Sydney | Australian Securities Exchange | Merrill Lynch Equities | UBS AG Malaysia | 7 Eleven Inc. Malaysia Holdings | Norton Rose Fulbright | Shanghai Electric Group | Kenanga Investment Bank | CIMB Investment Bank | Latham & Watkins Singapore | Zul Rafique & Partners | Rajah & Cheah | Dover Court Preparatory School Pte | MZB Group | Boncafe Group | Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group | Rajah & Tann Singapore | Drew & Napier | Holdings Pte | Xanadu Mines | Morgan Stanley Australia Securities | PAS Group | Mantra Group | Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Sydney | Equity Partners | Asaleo Care | Power Assets Holdings | Debevoise & Plimpton New York | Hong Kong Paul Hastings and Allen & Gledhill | Japan Baker & McKenzie | The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited | HanKore Environment Tech Group Ltd. The Singapore | Turquoise Hill | Pacific Securities | Wheelock and Company Ltd. | UBS AG | Envestra Ltd. | Hotel Properties Ltd. | Protective Life Inc. | Koninklijke Nedschroef Holding NV | Nord Anglia Education PLC | Standard Chartered Bank AG | China Everbright International Ltd. | Apa Group | Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd.
Law firms mentioned:
Allen & Overy | Baker & McKenzie | Clifford Chance | Debevoise & Plimpton | Freehills | Herbert Smith | Latham & Watkins | Minter Ellison | Norton Rose | Paul Hastings | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom | Sullivan & Cromwell | Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Debt Securities , Initial Public Offerings , Mergers and Acquisitions , Non-US Securities , Private Equity