Dacheng Law Offices and Allen & Overy have advised Beijing-based insurer Sunshine Insurance Group on its acquisition of Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park hotel for $400 million, with Baker &...
U.S. PE giant Bain Capital has hired Reunion Capital Partners to advise on a listing of Australian accounting software firm, MYOB Ltd, worth up to A$3 billion ($2.58 billion).
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius will take on most of the partners from Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen after months of negotiations.
China and Australia have signed a landmark free-trade deal more than a decade in the making, which is expected to open up markets worth billions to Australia and loosen restrictions...
Herbert Smith Freehills has strengthened its Asia-Pacific corporate M&A practice with the appointment of Damien Roberts in Tokyo and Ian Williams in Brisbane.
|NAB sells $1.9 billion UK commercial real estate loansNational Australia Bank will sell 1.2 billion pounds ($1.88 billion) of mostly non-performing UK commercial property loans to private equity firm Cerberus Global Investors as it looks to exit its low-returning UK business. Full Article|
|Boskalis subsidiary buys Australian towage businessDutch marine services company Boskalis said on Dec. 12 its jointly-owned subsidiary Smit Lamnalco had agreed to buy the Australian towage business of Hong Kong-based Pacific Basin Shipping. Full Article|
|Dacheng, A&O, Bakers score roles in $400 mln Australia hotel buyDacheng Law Offices and Allen & Overy have advised Beijing-based insurer Sunshine Insurance Group on its acquisition of Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park hotel for $400 million, with Baker & McKenzie counseling the hotel’s owner Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Full Article|
|BG Group sells Australian gas pipeline to APA Group for $5 blnBritish gas giant BG Group Plc said on Tuesday it agreed to sell its wholly owned QCLNG Pipeline Pty Ltd subsidiary in Australia to APA Group for US$5 billion. Full Article|
|Estia Health shares debut at 13 pct discount to issue priceShares in Australian aged care operator Estia Health debuted at a 13 percent discount to their issue price on Dec. 5 after it raised A$725 million ($608 million) in the country's fourth-largest initial public offering of the year. Full Article|
|Bain Capital hires advisers for MYOB's $2.6 bln IPOU.S. private equity giant Bain Capital has hired Reunion Capital Partners to advise on a listing of Australian accounting software firm, MYOB Ltd, worth up to A$3 billion ($2.58 billion), a source familiar with the deal said. Full Article|
|ALB Technology Panel: Part OneThe need to work smarter, not harder is one of truisms of modern legal practice and it has never been more relevant in this era of industry-wide cost consolidation. One group of professionals at the forefront of this transition are... Full Article|
|Special Report: Perth 2013FEATURE: The resources boom may have peaked, but there's still plenty of legal work to go round, argue Perth firms. Full Article|
|Insurance law: the right policyFEATURE: With a renewed focus on risk and insurance following the recent surge in national disasters, ALB's Ben Abbott takes a closer look at insurance practices around the country. Full Article|
|ALB In-house Counsel Roundtable: Part OneEarlier this year, several leading senior in-house counsel gathered for the 2013 ALB In-house Counsel Roundtable. They were there to speak frankly about their views on practice in-house and their perception of the market. Full Article|
|ALB M&A Review: 1H 2014 deals surge on optimistic outlook 24 Jul 14 This detailed report, the first in a series of Asia-Pacific M&A Reviews, provides companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions. Click the Buy Now button...|
|Practical Law China’s 2014 Governing Law survey 13 Jun 14 Chinese and foreign companies are increasingly seeking the help of external counsel to understand what governing law is standard for the different cross-border deals they are involved in. Practical Law...|
|AEC Report: Potential, reality and the role for business 27 May 14 Vriens & Partners' crucial report - The ASEAN Economic Community - is now available. This detailed report can be purchased for just US$1,000 from the link at the top of...|