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CC, JiaYuan, NRF, Dacheng star in BAIC Motor’s $1.42 bln HK IPO
Clifford Chance, JiaYuan Law Offices, Norton Rose Fulbright and Beijing Dacheng Law Offices have scored key advisory roles in BAIC Motor Corp’s $1.42 billion Hong Kong initial public offering. Full Article
汤森路透:今年中企全球IPO融资同比升逾两倍 刷新多项纪录
今年是中国企业在全球资本市场股权融资获得大丰收的一年。据汤森路透最新统计,中国公司今年在全球的首次公开发行(IPO)募资总额达626亿美元,较低迷的2013年猛增2.3倍。这是自2010年(1,050亿美元)以来,中国公司全年IPO募资总额最多的一年 Full Article
China stock connect scheme scorecard throws up surprises
A month after China opened up its equity markets in a landmark trading link with Hong Kong, demand has been subdued and the bulk of activity has come from short-term speculative investors. Full Article
China's Anbang Insurance becomes biggest shareholder in Minsheng Bank
Anbang Insurance Group Co, the Chinese insurer that has bought New York's famed Waldorf Astoria hotel, has increased its stake in China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd to become the biggest shareholder of the country's largest private lender. Full Article
安邦保险大举增持民生银行和金融街 成民生银行第一大股东
民生银行公告显示,截止周三,安邦保险集团及其旗下公司共持有民生银行30.853亿股A股,占总股本的9.06%。而中国中小企业投资公司将其持有的3.19亿股民生银行A股表决权委托给安邦保险集团,因此安邦共拥有民生银行10%表决权,为公司第一大股东。 Full Article
Nominations open: ALB China Law Awards 2015 // 2015年度ALB中国法律大奖现开始接受提名
Nominations are now open for the 12th annual ALB China Law Awards, with the winners being announced in a gala ceremony on Thursday 23th April in Beijing. 第十二届ALB中国法律大奖现开始接受提名,大奖最终花落谁家将于2015年4月23日在北京举办的颁奖盛典上一一公布。 Full Article

Features

A piecemeal effort
China is set to publish a planning document aimed at improving its inefficient state-led firms, which will also result in a loosening of its grip on these firms. However, the question is whether these reforms, subject to the government’s enduring... Full Article
Seeking modernisation
China has published a set of guidelines to support and develop its shipping industry, as it looks to secure its supply chains and grows more assertive over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Brenda Goh reports, with additional contributions... Full Article
Splashing the cash
China plans to spend billions of dollars to revive intercontinental land routes and develop maritime links to expand commerce and expand its clout in a freight system dominated by European shipping lines. Brenda Goh finds out more about President Xi... Full Article
Private interest
Private equity investments are continuing to flow into China, particularly in the TMT sector, and foreign funds are beginning to take on increasingly risky propositions, says Raghavendra Verma Full Article

Special Reports

Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms 2014
By ALB | 01 Nov 14
This year, ALB has separated Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms list into two tables: Top 50 International Firms and Top 50 Asian Firms. The former table ranks Baker & McKenzie as the largest international firm by headcount in Asia,...
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China’s Top 25 Largest Law Firms 2014
By Reuters |, By Shangjing Li | 01 Nov 14
This year, the ALB China Top 25 Largest Law Firms list sees Beijing Yingke Law Firm occupy the top slot, with Dacheng Law Offices and Zhong Yin Law Firm at the second and third positions. Meanwhile, Baker & McKenzie, Hogan...
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CLB 2014 M&A Rankings
By ALB | 01 Sep 14
This year’s China M&A rankings is a mixture of the usual suspects and surprising new entrants. Fangda Partners, Haiwen & Partners, Han Kun Law Offices, Jun He Law Offices, King & Wood Mallesons and Zhong Lun Law Firm make the...
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