Kim & Chang is leading the nominations for the ALB 2014 Korea Law Awards with a total of 12 mentions in firm categories, including Deal Firm of the Year, Managing...
Bird & Bird has signed a merger agreement with Sydney-based law firm Truman Hoyle, with the move helping the U.K. firm to open its first Australian office.
Herbert Smith and KWM have advised Hua Hong Semiconductor on its HK$2.79 billion ($360 million) IPO on the HKEx, while Simpson Thacher and Fangda Partners represented the joint lead managers.
Simpson Thacher and Mori Hamada advised Skylark Co on its $698 million IPO, while Sullivan & Cromwell and Anderson Mori represented the international joint lead managers.
Kirkland & Ellis has boosted its Greater China corporate practice with the hire of Gary Li as a partner at its Hong Kong office.
|Investors seek delay to HK-Shanghai stock tie-upSome of the world's biggest banks and asset managers have asked the Hong Kong securities regulator to delay a landmark China stock trading link that could generate billions of dollars of trade a day due to uncertainty over the scheme... Full Article|
|NA Deals: Malaysia’s MOL Global launches $169 mln IPO on the NASDAQAlso, K&L Gates stars in Century Tokyo Leasing’s $2 billion aircraft leasing JV with the CIT Group, Davis Polk and Sullivan & Cromwell advise on ENN Energy’s $400 million bond issue, and much more in this week’s North Asia deals... Full Article|
|Mitsubishi gets 91 pct of Cermaq in bidJapan's Mitsubishi Corp acquired 91 percent of Norwegian salmon farmer Cermaq in a $1.4 billion bid for the firm, which holds extensive fishing assets in Norway and Chile, it said on Tuesday. Full Article|
|Smartphone repair company B2X steps up expansion with Indian dealSmartphone users won't recognise the name B2X, but if your battery dies or your screen breaks, the odds are that the company will be working behind the scenes when you seek a repair. Full Article|
|Aditya Birla 'bids for Lafarge-Holcim assets'India's diversified Aditya Birla Group has submitted a bid for the Brazilian and the Philippine assets of cement industry leaders Lafarge and Holcim, two persons directly involved in the transaction said. Full Article|
|Bird & Bird to merge with Truman Hoyle, open Australian officeBird & Bird has signed a merger agreement with Sydney-based law firm Truman Hoyle, with the move helping the U.K. firm to open its first Australian office. Full Article|
|Destination: MyanmarAs Myanmar tantalises foreign investors and companies with the prospect of long-term business, law firms are heading to Yangon to help pave the way for new money into the country. Aviel Tan delves into Myanmar’s recent allure and whether it... Full Article|
|The taxman comethSouth Korea is primed to enact new tax legislation to encourage firms to spend a portion of their excess corporate cash in the hopes of boosting domestic consumption. The proposed new rules, which will affect about 4,000 firms in Korea,... Full Article|
|A resurgent marketIt’s been 10 years since South Korea’s first private equity funds were established, and business is booming. PE activity has risen sharply the past two years; the government has recently eased restrictions on the formation and investment activities of private... Full Article|
|Up to speedeDiscovery has got a major push in Hong Kong as the SAR looks to catch up with other developed jurisdictions. Raghavendra Verma finds out more Full Article|
|ALB 2014 M&A Rankings 01 Sep 14 This year’s M&A rankings is a mixture of the usual suspects and surprising new entrants. The very worthy law firms making the upper tiers include Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in Hong Kong, Melli Darsa & Co in Indonesia,...|
|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 below to purchase the report at the special launch price...|
|Arbitration in Asia: The next generation? 01 Jul 14 Arbitration is becoming an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution in Asia, with Hong Kong and Singapore long viewed as the go-to destinations in the region. But now, other regional players like the KLRCA are making great strides towards becoming...|