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W&C, DLA on Suzhou Dongshan’s $610 mln acquisition of U.S. circuit producer
White & Case has represented Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ), one of the world’s biggest suppliers of precision sheet metal components, on its $610 million purchase of U.S.-based circuit maker Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFlex), which tapped DLA Piper for legal advice. Full Article
Paul Weiss, K&E lead on eLong’s $661 mln go-private deal
Goulston & Storrs is representing the U.S. interests of eLong, a China-based online and mobile travel platform, in a $661.2 million go-private deal with its parent company China E-Dragon Holdings and an investor group, which tapped Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton... Full Article
Mayer Brown, CC star in Beijing Enterprises’ purchase of German waste-to-energy biz
Mayer Brown JSM has advised Beijing Enterprises Holdings on its acquisition of German firm EEW Energy from Waste Group for approximately 1.4 billion euros ($1.58 billion) from private equity firm EQT, which was represented by Clifford Chance. Full Article
North Asia Deals: Week of Feb 8
Davis Polk, STB star in ChemChina’s $43 bln buyout of Syngenta, Mayer Brown and CC act on Beijing Enterprises’ acquisition of EEW Energy, and more in this week’s North Asia Deals table. Full Article
Skadden, STB, Fenwick star in $408 mln go-private deal for Chinese wind turbine maker
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett has served as U.S. legal counsel to an investor consortium in a $408 million to acquire Guangdong-headquartered China Ming Yang Wind Power Group, which turned to Fenwick & West for advice regarding U.S. laws. Full Article
Asia Appointments: Week of Feb 8
Stephenson Harwood nabs two partners from Eversheds in Hong Kong, Haiwen hires corporate partner in Shenzhen, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article


State of the Market: Singapore & Hong Kong
The beginning of the year is the ideal time to take stock of how the last 12 months have been for a legal market, key trends witnessed, and how some of the important players are doing. The State of the... Full Article
Arms around the world
As Chinese law firms find their business growing overseas, they are looking to increase their reach by joining global legal networks. And given China’s economic clout, these legal networks are beefing up efforts to find members from the country as... Full Article
One Belt, One Road, Many Risks
With the “One Belt, One Road” concept being heavily promoted by the government, Chinese companies are going global with much gusto. Full Article
Winds of change
The Yangtze River Delta adapts to a new normal Full Article

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