Al Tamimi & Company has hired Scott Lambert as regional head of construction and infrastructure from Australian law firm Holding Redlich.
Australia's Hoyts Group has got sold by its PE owner Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to an investment vehicle set up by Chinese entrepreneur Sun Xishuang.
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.
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|Holding Redlich partner joins Al Tamimi as head of construction and infrastructureAl Tamimi & Company has hired Scott Lambert as regional head of construction and infrastructure from Australian law firm Holding Redlich. Full Article|
|NZ pension fund, Infratil acquire RetireAustraliaNew Zealand's state-run pension fund and utilities investor Infratil Ltd will acquire Australian retirement village operator RetireAustralia in a deal worth A$640.2 million ($519.91 million) as they gain exposure to Australia's growing retirement services sector. Full Article|
|Australian cinema chain Hoyts sold to Sun XishuangAustralia's Hoyts Group has got sold by its private equity owner Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to an investment vehicle set up by Chinese entrepreneur Sun Xishuang. Full Article|
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