ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2014

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The ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2014 will be held at the Fullerton Hotel, Singapore, on Thursday May 29, 2014 to recognise the excellence and outstanding achievements of SE Asia's leading law firms, in-house legal teams and the top deals and dealmakers of 2013. 
 
The event attracts more than 300 of SE Asia's most influential solicitors, in-house counsel, investment bankers, CEOs and members of the judiciary, who assemble to celebrate with the winners as they accept their awards on stage. The event is the culmination of months of intensive research that precede this important event.

Winner information remains confidential until the awards ceremony itself, where winners will be revealed over a black-tie gala dinner. 
 
The ALB SE Asia Law Awards is one of the most important events on the legal industry calendar in 2014.

 


 

EMCEE

 

Tara Joseph

Editor-in-Charge, Reuters TV, Asia

 

A journalist with more than 20 years financial reporting experience, Tara Joseph currently leads the financial multimedia unit, Reuters TV in Asia. She serves on Reuters Asia news leadership team.

 

Tara has more than 10 years experience reporting and presenting for TV in Asia, including daily shows for BBC World and China’s CCTV. She has moderated numerous webcasts and panel events including shows hosted at the World Economic Forum in Davos. She was previously the editor and main presenter of Reuters Financial Television based in London. Tara started in journalism as an emerging markets correspondent covering stories in Russia, South Africa and Turkey. She now oversees video production of video packages, and interviews with staff across Asia. 

 

Tara is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, and Smith College in the United States. She is President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong .

 

 

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Award Categories

8 Deal Award Categories

  • Asset & Corporate Finance Deal of the Year
  • Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year
  • Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • SE Asia M&A Deal of the Year
  • IPP Financial Advisers Pte Ltd Award Singapore M&A Deal of the Year
  • SE Asia Deal of the Year

 8 In-House Award Categories

  • Banking & Financial Services In-House Team of the Year
  • Investment Bank In-House Team of the Year
  • Real Estate In-House Team of the Year
  • Construction In House Team of the Year
  • Insurance In-House Team of the Year
  • Innovative In-House Team of the Year
  • SE Asia In-House Lawyer of the Year
  • The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association Award Singapore In-House Team of the Year

 21 Law Firm Categories

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Law Firm of the Year
  • Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year
  • Construction Law Firm of the Year
  • Energy & Resources Law Firm of the Year
  • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
  • Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Real Estate Law Firm of the Year
  • Shipping Law Firm of the Year
  • Tax & Trusts Law Firm of the Year
  • India Deal Firm of the Year
  • Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year
  • Malaysia Deal Firm of the Year
  • Philippines Deal Firm of the Year
  • Thailand Deal Firm of the Year
  • Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Law Firm of the Year
  • International Deal Firm of the Year
  • Singapore Deal Firm of the Year
  • SE Asia Managing Partner of the Year
  • SE Asia Law Firm of the Year

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Methodology

GENERAL GUIDELINES

1. All nominations must be written in the ALB nomination form. The same must be submitted on or before 17 April 2014.
2. Work includes any transactions/deals/projects completed, cases handled, disputes settled and other legal services provided within the organisation or otherwise.
3. Entries to any category must have been completed or provided in 2013.
4. Documents supplementary to the information provided in the nomination form may be submitted within the nomination period. No supplementary information will be accepted after the nomination deadline. 
5. Clients or contact persons provided in the nomination form will be contacted by ALB, as may be necessary, without prior notice to the nominating organization. It is advisable that only the names of clients whose consent for this purpose has been obtained are listed in the nomination form.

COMPOSITION OF JUDGING PANEL

The judging panel consists of the general panel and the special expertise panel. It is composed of approximately 40 reputable members from the legal academe, in-house teams, law firms, legal associations or business leagues, whose identities are kept confidential prior to the awarding ceremony.

JUDGING PROCESS

The panel of judges is given one week to evaluate the accomplishments of nominees based on a research summary provided by ALB. The judges select the top three finalists for every category. A score allocated by a judge to a finalist with which or with whom he has an apparent conflict of interest is considered void.

The scores given by judges to finalists are aggregated. The finalist in every category who obtains the highest score wins.

CATEGORIES

Deal Categories

1. Asset and Corporate Finance Deal of the Year
2. Debt Market Deal of the Year
3. Equity Market Deal of the Year
4. Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
5. Project Finance Deal of the Year
6. SE Asia M&A Deal of the Year 
7. IPP Financial Advisers Pte Ltd Awards Singapore M&A Deal of the Year
8. SE Asia Deal of the Year

Specific Guidelines

1. To qualify for deal categories 1-6, a deal must have significant SE Asian element. "SE Asian element" would mean any of the following:
    • The law firm must be based in SE Asia.
    • Any of the parties involved in the deal must be based in SE Asia.
    • The contract/deal was executed/signed in SE Asia.
    • The contract/deal must be related to SE Asia.
2. To qualify for deal category 7, a deal must have significant Singaporean element. "Singaporean element" would mean any of the following:
    • The law firm must be based in Singapore.
    • Any of the parties involved in the deal must be based in Singapore.
    • The contract/deal was executed/signed in Singapore.
    • The contract/deal must be related to Singapore.
3. Every deal must have a financial value of at least US$300 million.
4. A nominating organisation may submit up to two deals in every category.
5. The winner of any deal categories automatically becomes a finalist for the SE Asia Deal of the Year, and the finalist obtaining the highest score wins.

Criteria

1. Deal size – the volume of the deal in USD
2. Complexity - the degree to which the work requires intricate legal principles or advanced techniques and structures
3. Innovation/improvement - the degree to which the work involved original or improved techniques and structures or innovative legal rules or regulations
4. Breadth - the degree to which the work spanned different jurisdictions, practice areas, parties and industries
5. Impact/significance - the degree by which the stakeholders/bench and bar/community at large is affected 
6. Third-party award(s)/recognition

Firm Categories

1. Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
2. Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year 
3. Construction Law Firm of the Year
4. Corporate Social Responsibility Law Firm of the Year
5. Emerging Markets Law Firm of the Year
6. Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year
7. Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
8. Offshore Law Firm of the Year
9. Real Estate Law Firm of the Year
10. Shipping Law Firm of the Year
11. Tax and Trusts Law Firm of the Year
12. India Deal Firm of the Year
13. Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year
14. Malaysia Deal Firm of the Year
15. Philippines Deal Firm of the Year
16. Singapore Deal Firm of the Year
17. Thailand Deal Firm of the Year
18. Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year
19. International Deal Firm of the Year
20. SE Asia Managing Partner of the Year
21. SE Asia Law Firm of the Year

Specific Guidelines

1. All law firms based in SE Asia are qualified for any firm categories, unless otherwise specified below:

    a) Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year;
    b) Malaysia Law Firm of the Year;
    c) Philippines Law Firm of the Year;
    d) Singapore Deal Firm of the Year;
    e) Thailand Deal Firm of the Year;
    f) Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year; and
    g) International Deal Firm of the Year.

2. International Deal Firm of the Year is open only to international law firms with physical office in Singapore, which firms employ at least 20 lawyers and have completed at least 10 cross-border transactions, each with a minimum deal size of USD200 million.
3. Law firms located in India are qualified only for India Law Firm of the Year.
4. A law firm can nominate only one of its managing partners for Managing Partner of the Year. A third-party nomination is considered only when the third-party nominee's firm has not nominated for the category.
5. The winner of any firm categories automatically becomes a finalist for the SE Asia Law Firm of the Year, and the finalist obtaining the highest score wins.

Criteria

1. Key hires/departures
2. Complexity - the degree to which the work requires intricate legal principles or advanced techniques and structures
3. Innovation/improvement - the degree to which the work involved original or improved techniques and structures or innovative legal rules or regulations
4. Breadth - the degree to which the work spanned different jurisdictions, practice areas, parties and industries
5. Impact/significance - the degree by which the stakeholders/bench and bar/community at large is affected 
6. Third-party award(s)/recognition
7. No. of transactions completed (applicable only to firm categories 16 and 19)
8. Volume of completed transactions in USD (applicable only to firm categories 16 and 19)

In-House Categories

1. Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year
2. Construction In-House Team of the Year
3. Innovative In-House Team of the Year
4. Insurance In-House Team of the Year
5. Investment Bank In-House Team of the Year
6. Real Estate In-House Team of the Year
7. SE Asia In-House Lawyer of the Year
8. The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association Award Singapore In-House Team of the Year

Specific Guidelines

1. All in-house teams based in SE Asia are qualified for in-house categories 1-7
2. An in-house team can nominate only one of its lawyers for SE Asia In-House Lawyer of the Year. A third-party nomination is considered only when the third-party nominee's team has not nominated for the category.

Criteria

1. Complexity - the degree to which the work requires intricate legal principles or advance techniques and structures
2. Innovation/improvement - the degree to which the work involved original or improved techniques and structures or innovative legal rules or regulations
3. Breadth - the degree to which the work spanned different jurisdictions, practice areas, parties and industries
4. Impact/significance - the degree by which the stakeholders/bench and bar/community at large is affected

SEALA 2014 IMPORTANT DATES

Early March   Opening of nominations
17 April deadline for nominations – pls submit to Mary Aquino at mary.aquino@thomsonreuters.com
Late April Announcement of finalists in finalists section above.
29 May   ALB SE Asia Awards 2014 ceremony at Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
July Edition Release of ALB publication featuring the ALB SE Asia Law Awards winners

 

 

 

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Nominate

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

In celebration of its decade-long celeration of the achievements of SE Asia’s law firms and corporate legal departments, ALB invites you to nominate your own law firm or in-house team or the law firm or in-house team you have worked with, across any of the 37 categories falling under three main award categories:

  • Deals Awards;                            
  • In-house Awards; and                       
  • Firm Awards.

Please contact Mary at mary.aquino@thomsonreuters.com or +632 9825 938, if you would like more information with regard to nominations.

Nominations for ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2014 close on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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2014 Finalists

Finalists for the awards are as below:

LAW FIRM CATEGORIES

 

Arbitration Law firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Allen & Overy

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Colin Ng & Partners

Drew & Napier

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Holman Fenwick Willan Singapore

LNT & Partners

Oon & Bazul

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

Shook Lin & Bok

Stamford Law Corp

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

WongPartnership

 

Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

AZB & Partners

Baker & McKenzie

Drew & Napier

LNT & Partners

Oon & Bazul

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Shearn Delamore & Co

Shook Lin & Bok

Stamford Law Corp

Vision & Associates

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

WongPartnership

Zul Rafique & Partners

 

Construction Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Drew & Napier

Pinsent Masons MPillay

Rajah & Tann

Shearn Delamore & Co

Stamford Law Corp

Vietnam International Law Firm

Vision & Associates

WongPartnership

 

Corporate Social Responsibility Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Drew & Napier

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

 

Emerging Markets Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Overy

Baker & Mckenzie Yangon

DFDL

 

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Khaitan & Co

Myanmar Legal Services

Rajah & Tann

 

Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Allen & Overy

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Baker & McKenzie

DFDL

Drew & Napier

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Herbert Smith Freehills

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters          

LNT & Partners

LVN & Associates

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Shearn Delamore & Co

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Vietnam International Law Firm

Vision & Associates

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

WongPartnership

 

India Deal Firm of the Year

 

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

AZB & Partners

Khaitan & Co

Luthra & Luthra

 

Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year

 

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Ginting & Reksodiputro

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Makes & Partners

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Tumbuan & Partners

 

International Deal Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

 

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

ATMD Bird & Bird

Baker & McKenzie

Drew & Napier

Khaitan & Co

LNT & Partners

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Shearn Delamore & Co

Tilleke & Gibbins

WongPartnership

Vision & Associates

 

Malaysia Deal Firm of the Year

 

Adnan Sundra & Low

Albar & Partners

Kadir Andri & Partners

Rahmat Lim & Partners

Wong & Partners

 

Offshore Law Firm of the Year

 

Appleby

Bedell Cristin

Conyers Dill & Pearman

Maples and Calder

Walkers

 

Philippines Deal Firm of the Year

 

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

 

Real Estate Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie

Drew & Napier

Herbert Smith Freehills

Khaitan & Co

LNT & Partners

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Rodyk & Davidson

Shearn Delamore & Co

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Vision & Associates

WongPartnership

 

Shipping Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Colin Ng & Partners

Holman Fenwick Willan

Ince & Co

Oon & Bazul                  

Rajah & Tann

Shearn Delamore & Co

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Stamford Law Corp

Vision & Associates

Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

Wikborg Rein

 

Singapore Deal Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Shook Lin & Bok

Stamford Law Corp

WongPartnership

 

Tax and Trusts Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Drew & Napier

Khaitan & Co

LNT & Partners

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

Shearn Delamore & Co

Vision & Associates

Withers Singapore

WongPartnership

 

Thailand Deal Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie

Chandler & Thong-ek

DFDL

Linklaters

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

 

Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam)

DFDL

Frasers Law Co

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

LNT & Partners

LVN & Associates

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

Vietnam International Law Firm

Vision & Associates

YKVN

 

SE Asia Managing Partner of the Year

 

Dato' Zulkifly Rafique – Zul Rafique & Partners

Datuk Syed Zaid Albar – Albar & Partners

Hoang Nguyen Ha Quyen – LNT & Partners

Jennifer B. Tumbuan – Tumbuan & Partners

Lee Eng Beng SC – Rajah & Tann

Lim Teong Sit – Rahmat Lim & Partners

Martin Desautels – DFDL

Pham Nghiem Xuan Bac – Vision & Associates

Rusmaini Lenggogeni - Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Sarjit Singh Gill SC – Shook Lin & Bok

Shardul S. Shroff - Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Simon Makinson – Allen & Overy

Stephen Revell - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Sushma Jobanputra - Jones Day Singapore

Tan Chong Huat – RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Yozua Makes – Makes & Partners

 

IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

 

Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

 

Asian Development Bank

Macquarie

Standard Chartered Bank

 

Innovative In-House Team of the Year

 

Atos

Asian Development Bank

GE Capital Aviation Services

 

Investment Banking In-House Team of the Year

 

CIMB

Goldman Sachs

Morgan Stanley

UBS

 

SE Asia In-House Lawyer of the Year

 

Choo Suit Mae – Sime Darby

Chris Holland – Religare Capital Markets

Deborah Ong – Macquarie Capital

Kew Yong Koh – Nomura Singapore

Mohammad Nasri Sallehuddin – Khazanah Nasional

Sok-Theng Cheng - Morgan Stanley

 

 

DEAL FIRM CATEGORIES

 

ASSET AND CORPORATE FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Adaro Indonesia's Refinancing

Firms: Clifford Chance; Hendra Soenardi; Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

 

Aquamarine Star Trust Facility

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

 

Baring Private Equity Asia's Acquisition of Stake in Hexaware Technologies

Firms: Allen & Overy; AZB & Partners; Debevoise & Plimpton; Khaitan & Co; Linklaters; Madun Gujadhur Chambers; O'Melveny & Myers; TM&S Gujadhur Chambers

Banks: Credit Agricole; Deutsche Bank; Investec; Standard Chartered Bank

 

BP Holdings BV's Phu My Shareholding Transfer to SembCorp Utilities

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Banks: Asian Development Bank; Japan Bank for International Cooperation

 

Facility for PT Apexindo Pratama Duta

Firms: Allen & Overy; Ginting & Reksodiputro; K&L Gates; Morgan & Morgan-Attorneys at Law

Banks: J.P. Morgan; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Financing for Acquisition of Shares in BMC Software

Firms: Cahill Gordon & Reindel; Kirkland & Ellis; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; WongPartnership

 

Financing for Posco Steel Vietnam

Firms: Clifford Chance; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ; Korean Export-Import Bank

 

Financing for Yinson Holdings – PTSC FPSO Conversion

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; LNT & Partners; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: United Overseas Bank; Oversea-Chinese Bank Corp

 

GLL IHT's Multi-currency MTN and Perpetual Securities Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Rajah & Tann

 

HPCL Mittal Energy's Financing for Refinery Debottlenecking

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

Financing for Nghi Son Petroleum Refinery

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; Export-Import Bank of Korea; Japan Bank for International Cooperation; Nippon Export and Investment Insurance

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

Financing for PT J Resources Nusantra

Firms: Clifford Chance (Amsterdam); Clifford Chance (Singapore); De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; K&L Gates; Rahmat Lim & Partners; Tumbuan & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: Indonesia EximBank; PT Bank ICBC Indonesia, PT Bank Permata, PT QNB Kesawan; Qatar National Bank S.A.Q

Accounting firm: KAP Mulyamin Sensi Suryanto & Lianny

                                                                                                                         

Lucio Co Group's Share Swap with Cosco Capital

Firms: Allen & Overy; Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos; Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Banks: BDO Capital & Investment Corp; Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong branch; Evercore Partners; First Metro; J.P. Morgan Securities

 

Facility Agreement for Vinacomin's Tan Rai Project

Firms: Clifford Chance; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ; Citibank Japan; Mizuho Corporate Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust

 

Manta 2 Holdings' Bond Offering and Miclyn Express Offshore's Financing

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Avila & Co; HWL Ebsworth Lawyers; Conyers Dill & Pearman; Kadir Andri & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Tiendas Law Offices; TSMP Law Corp

Bank: DBS Bank

 

Multi-currency Islamic Trust Certificates Issuance Programme by Vallianz

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Christopher & Lee Ong; Slaughter and May; WongPartnership

Bank: Maybank Kim Eng Securities

 

NIBC Bank Singapore's Transfer of Shipping and Intermodal Portfolio to NIBC Bank NV

Firms: Appleby; Watson Farley & Williams Asia Practice;J. Sagar AssociatesLee & Ko; Patton, Moreno & Asvat; Nakashima Law Firm; SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan; Walkers;Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

 

Pertamina’s GMTN Programme and Initial Drawdown

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Hiswara, Bunjamin & Tandjung; Latham & Watkins

Banks: Barclays; Citigroup; Royal Bank of Scotland

 

PT Garuda Indonesia's Delivery of 35 New ATR 72-600 Aircraft

Firms: HanafiahPonggawa & Partners; Mochtar Karuwin Komar

 

Refinancing for Global A&T Electronics

Firms: Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Shook Lin & Bok; WongPartnership

Banks: Bank of America; Credit Suisse, Singapore branch; J.P. Morgan Chase, Singapore branch; UBS, Hong Kong branch

 

Rui Tong's Financing Series

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; DNC Advocates At Work; Ingram Winter Green; Melli Darsa & Co; Minter Ellison; O'Melveny & Myers; Tumbuan & Partners; Walkers; White & Case; WongPartnership

 

TLP's Quang Ninh Province 2X300MW Power Plant Project

Firm: Vision & Associates

 

Virgin Australia's Issuance of Enhanced Equipment Notes

Firms: Buddle Findlay; Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Morris James

Banks: Credit Agricole; Goldman Sachs; Natixis

Accounting firm: KPMG

 

DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Bangkok Bank's Dual-Tranche Offering

Firms: Clifford Chance; Davis Polk & Wardwell

Bank: Morgan Stanley

Accounting firm: Deloitte & Touche

 

Blue Ocean Resources' Restructuring of Notes     

Firms: Makes & Partners; O'Melveny & Myers

 

Bond Issuance by Lotte Shopping Co

Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Paul Hastings; Shook Lin & Bok; Yulchon

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; Goldman Sachs International; HSBC, Merrill Lynch International; Nomura International; UBS

 

Bond Offering by Vedanta Resources

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Latham & Watkins; Shearman & Sterling

 

BTPN's Offer Of Shelf Registry Bond II

Firm: Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

 

Bumi Armada Capital Offshore's EMTN Programme

Firms: Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Banks: HSBC; Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp

Accounting firm: PwC

 

CapitaLand's SGD Convertible Bonds Issue and Tender Offer

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Linklaters; WongPartnership

 

Clifford Capital's Establishment of EMTN Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy

Banks: DBS Bank; HSBC; Standard Chartered Bank

 

CNPC's Establishment  of MTN Programme and Issuance of Senior Notes

Firms: Appleby; Clifford Chance; JunHe Law Offices; Shearman & Sterling

 

DanaInfra Nasional's Establishment of Islamic CP and MTN Programme

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Mohamed Ridza & Co

Banks: AmInvestment Bank; CIMB Investment Bank; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Investment Bank

 

DBS Bank's GMTN Programme Update 2013

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clifford Chance; Linklaters

Banks: BNY Mellon; Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Goldman Sachs (Singapore)

 

DBS Group Holdings' Tender Offer for Class N Preference Shares Issued by DBS Bank

Firm: Allen & Gledhill

 

Debt Financing for CT Corpora's Subsidiaries

Firm: White & Case

Banks: Bank of America; Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; BNP Paribas; Credit-Suisse; DBS Bank; Goldman Sachs; ING Bank; Maybank; PT Bank ANZ Indonesia; Royal Bank of Scotland; Standard Chartered Bank; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

Debt Financing for SapuraKencana's Acquisition of Seadrill's Tender Rig Business

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Ahmad Isa & Partners (Brunei); Albar & Partners; Arias Fabrega & Fabrega; Conyers Dill & Pearman; MJM Law Office; Norton Rose Fulbright; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Wikborg Rein

Banks: ABN AMRO Bank NV, Singapore branch; AmInvestment Bank; BNP Paribas; CIMB Bank; HSBC; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Bank; United Overseas Bank (Malaysia); Standard Chartered Bank

 

Financing for Universal Group Holdings

Firm: Rajah & Tann

Banks:DBS Bank; Maybank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Fragrance Group's Establishment of Multi-currency Debt Issuance Programme

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; Rodyk & Davidson

 

Guaranteed Serial Bonds Issuance by KMCOB Capital

Firms: Albar & Partners; Conyers, Dill & Pearman (Bermuda and Cayman Islands); Norton Rose (Australia); Norton Rose (Russia); Shearn Delamore & Co; Stamford Law Corp (Singapore)

Banks: Danajamin Nasional Berhad; Hong Leong Investment Bank; OCBC Bank (Malaysia); Standard Chartered Bank

 

Manta 2 Holdings' Bond Offering and Miclyn Express Offshore's Financing

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Avila & Co; HWL Ebsworth Lawyers; Conyers Dill & Pearman; Kadir Andri & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Tiendas Law Offices; TSMP Law Corp

Bank: DBS Bank

 

Melbourne Airport's Establishment of EMTN Program and Inaugural Notes Issuance

Firms: Allen & Overy; Herbert Smith Freehills; Norton Rose Fulbright (Australia)

Banks: BNP Paribas; Citigroup; J.P. Morgan

Accounting Firm: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

 

Multi-currency Sukuk Issuance Programme by Sime Darby Global
Firms: Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners
Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; HSBC Bank Malaysia; Maybank Investment Bank

 

Notes Issuance by MCE Finance

Firms: Latham & Watkins; Maples and Calder; Manuela Antonio Advogados e Notarios; White & Case

Banks: ANZ; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Citigroup; Deutsche Bank

 

Notes Issuance by Ottawa Holdings

Firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; Makes & Partners; Norton Rose Fulbright; O'Melveny & Myers; White & Case; WongPartnership

 

Notes Issuance by Republic of Indonesia

Firm: Linklaters

Banks: Deutsche Bank, Singapore; J.P. Morgan Securities; PT Bank Mandiri; PT Danareksa Sekuritas; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Notes Issuance by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Gilbert + Tobin; Maples and Calder; Reed Smith Richards Butler

 

Notes Issuance by Yanlord Land Co

Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell; Shook Lin & Bok; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Yuan Tai Law Offices

 

Olam International's Renounceable Rights Issue

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Latham & Watkins; WongPartnership

Banks: Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; HSBC, Singapore branch; J.P. Morgan

 

OUE's Multi-currency MTN Programme Update

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Drew & Napier

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank

 

Pertamina’s GMTN Program and Initial Drawdown

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Hiswara, Bunjamin & Tandjung; Latham & Watkins

Banks: Barclays; Citigroup; Royal Bank of Scotland

 

Corporate Reorganisation Exercise by Malakoff Corp

Firms: Albar & Partners; Shearn Delamore & Co

Banks: CIMB Investment Bank; Maybank Investment Bank

Accounting firm: KPMG

  

Refinancing of Seneko Energy's Existing Indebtedness

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Rajah & Tann

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; DBS Bank; Mizuho Corporate Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

Regal REIT's MTN Programme

Firms: Appleby; Baker & McKenzie; Clifford Chance; Mayer Brown JSM

 

Rui Tong's Financing Series

Firms: Ali Budiarjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; DNC Advocates; Ingram Winter Green; Melli Darsa & Co; Minter Ellison (Hong Kong); O'Melveny & Myers (Singapore); Tumbuan & Partners; Walkers (Singapore); White & Case (Hong Kong); WongPartnership

 

San Miguel Corp's Overseas Bond Offering

Firm: Sidley Austin

Banks: ANZ; DBS Bank; Deutsche Bank; Merrill Lynch; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Second Tranche of Inflation-Linked Bonds by Ministry of Finance of Thailand

Firm: Baker & McKenzie

Banks: Bangkok Bank; Deutsche Bank; HSBC; Krung Thai Bank

 

Senior Notes Issuance by Tata Communications

Firms: Allen & Overy; Herbert Smith Freehills; Khaitan & Co

Banks: ANZ; DBS Deutsche Bank; RBS; Standard Chartered Bank

Accounting firm: SB Billimoria

 

Sukuk Issuance Programme by International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Overy; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Bank: CIMB Investment Bank

 

Sunway's Establishment of CP/MTN Programme

Firm: Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

 

Tax-Free Bond Issuance by HUDCO

Firm: Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

Tax-Free Bond Issuance by NTPC

Firm: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

 

United Overseas Bank's Issuance of Perpetual Capital Securities

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

Banks: ANZ; HSBC; Nomura Singapore; Standard Chartered Bank; UBS AG, Singapore branch; United Overseas Bank

 

Vinashin's Restructuring

Firms: Allen & Overy; Audier & Partners; Mayer Brown JSM

 

Vingroup's Syndicated International Loan and High-Yield Bonds Issuance

Firms: Clifford Chance; King & Wood Mallesons; Shearman & Sterling; VILAF; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: Credit Suisse; Deutsche Bank; ING Bank

  

Warburg Pincus Asia's Equity Investment in Vingroup

Firms: Allen & Overy;Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; AZB & Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: Citigroup; Credit Suisse

 

Westfield Retail Trust's Establishment of EMTN Programme

Firms:  Allen & Overy; Ashurst; Drew & Napier; Greenwoods & Freehills; Russell McVeagh

Banks: Citigroup Global; J.P. Morgan Securities; RBS

 

Yuexiu REIT's MTN Programme

Firms: Appleby; Baker & McKenzie; Linklaters

 

EQUITY MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Acquisition of 49 Percent Share Capital of Bank Islam Malaysia by BIMB Holdings

Firms: Wong & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia

 

Asian Pay Television Trusts' IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clifford Chance; Latham & Watkins; Lee, Tsai & Partners; WongPartnership

Banks: CIMB Securities (Singapore); DBS bank; J.P. Morgan; Macquarie Capital (Singapore)

Accounting firm: Deloitte & Touche

 

Block Trade of Shares in Global Logistic Properties

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy

 

BTS Mass Transit Growth Infrastructure Fund's IPO

Firms: Linklaters; Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor; White & Case

Banks: Morgan Stanley; Phatra Securities; UBS (Singapore)

 

China Fund Formation

Firms: Gibson Dunn; Herbert Smith Freehills; Hogan Lovells; Jones Day; Maples and Calder; O'Melveny & Myers; Ropes & Gray; WongPartnership

 

Croseus Retail Trust's IPO

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allen & Gledhill; Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Banks: Citigroup; DBS Bank

 

Del Monte Pacific's Application for Listing with PSE

Firm: Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

  

Establishment of KLCC REIT

Firm: Adnan Sundra & Low

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; CIMB Investment Bank

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

Equity Financing for SapuraKencana's Acquisition of Seadrill's Tender Rig Business

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Ahmad Isa & Partners (Brunei); Albar & Partners; Arias, Fabrega & Fabrega; Conyers Dill & Pearman; MJM; Norton Rose Fulbright; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Wikborg Rein

Banks: ABN AMRO Bank NV, Singapore branch; AmInvestment Bank; BNP Paribas; CIMB Bank; HSBC; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Bank; United Overseas Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

  

Institutional Placement Programme of Equity Shares by DLF

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Linklaters; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

LT Group's Re-IPO

Firms: Allen & Overy; Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz; Picazo Buyco Fider & Santos; Sidley Austin

 

Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust's IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Fangda Partners; Jin Mao Partners; Paul Hastings; Shook Lin & Bok; WongPartnership

Banks: DBS Bank; Goldman Sachs (Singapore); HSBC - Singapore branch

 

Matahari Department Store's Re-IPO

Firms: Clifford Chance; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Linklaters; Makes & Partners; Maples and Calder; White & Case

Banks: CIMB Bank; Moelis & Co Asia; Morgan Stanley; UBS AG (Singapore)

  

PetroVietnam's Sale of 49 Percent Equity Interest in Vung Ang 1

Firm: Vietnam International Law Firm

 

OUE Hospitality Trust's IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Rodyk & Davidson

 

Power Grid Corp of India's Public Offering of Equity Shares

Firm: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

 

Renounceable Rights Issue by Malaysian Airline System

Firm: Adnan Sundra & Low

Bank: CIMB Investment Bank

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

Robinsons Retail Holdings' IPO

Firms: K&L Gates; Reyes-Beltran Gomez Flores Ballicud and Associates; Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles; Sidley Austin

Banks: Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong branch; J.P. Morgan Securities; Maybank ATR Kim Eng Capital Partners; UBS, Hong Kong branch

Accounting firm: SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co

 

Qualified Institutions Placement by Axis Bank

Firm: Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

SPH REIT's IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Shook Lin & Bok; Sidley Austin; WongPartnership

Banks: Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp

  

True Telecommunications Growth Infrastructure Fund's IPO

Firms: Baker & McKenzie (Thailand); Davis Polk & Wardwell; Linklaters

Banks: Kasikornbank Public Co Ltd; Standard Chartered Asset Management Co Ltd; Siam Commercial Bank Public Co Ltd; True Corporation Public Co Ltd

 

UMW Oil & Gas Corp's IPO       

Firms: Albar & Partners; Azmi & Associates; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Clifford Chance; Zul Rafique & partners

Banks: CIMB Investments Bank; Credit Suisse; Goldman Sachs; Maybank Investment Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Westports Holdings' IPO   

Firms: Albar & Partners; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Clifford Chance; Kadir Andri & Partners 

 

Soilbuild Business Space REIT's IPO

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allen & Gledhill;Shook Lin & Bok

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets Singapore; DBS Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp

 

ISLAMIC FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Acquisition of 49% Share Capital of Bank Islam Malaysia by BIMB Holdings

Firms: Wong & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia

 

BGSM Management's Islamic MTN

Firms: Albar & Partners; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: CIMB

 

Boustead Holdings Perpetual Junior Islamic MTN Programme

Firm: Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Affin Investment Bank

 

Clifford Capital's Establishment of EMTN Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy

Banks: DBS Bank; HSBC; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Covered Sukuk Commodity Murabahah Programme by Malaysia Building Society

Firm: Kadir Andri & Partners

Bank: RHB Investment Bank

 

DanaInfra Nasional's Establishment of Islamic CP and MTN Programme

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Mohamed Ridza & Co

Banks: AmInvestment Bank; CIMB Investment Bank; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Investment Bank

 

EPF Islamic Financing for Public Housing Programme

Firms: Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill; Radzlan Low and Partners

 

Khazanah Nasional's Exchangeable Trust Certificates

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: CIMB Bank; Deutsche Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

LTH Property Commodity Murabaha Term Financing

Firms: Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Trowers & Hamlin; Walkers; Wong & Partners

                                    

Multi-currency Sukuk Issuance Programme by Sime Darby Global

Firms: Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & partners

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; HSBC Bank Malaysia; Maybank Investment Bank

 

Republic of Indonesia's  Sukuk Offering

Firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; AZP Legal Consultants; Norton Rose Fulbright; White & Case

Banks: Citibank Global Markets; Deutsche Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Sukuk Issuance by Indah Capital

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Linklaters (Singapore); Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: CIMB Investment Bank; Deutsch Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Sukuk Issuance Programme by International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Overy; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Bank: CIMB Investment Bank

 

Sukuk Wakalah Programme by ABHC Sukuk

Firms: Al-Yaqoub Attorneys & Legal Advisers; Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill; Law Office of Salman Al Sudairi in association with Latham & Watkins 

Banks: Al Hilal Bank; Hong Leong Islamic Bank Malaysia; HSBC Amanah Bank Malaysia; Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

 

Swiber Holdings' Establishment and Issuance of Islamic Trust Certificates

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Norton Rose Fulbright; WongPartnership

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United Overseas Bank's Issuance of Perpetual Capital Securities

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

Banks: ANZ; HSBC; Nomura Singapore; Standard Chartered Bank; UBS AG, Singapore branch; United Overseas Bank

 

PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

300MW Sarulla Geothermal Plant

Firms: Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; MKK Law Firm; Nah'r Murdono Law Office

 

410MW Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydroelectric Power Plant

Firms: Allen & Overy; Chandler & Thong-Ek Law Offices; DFDL Legal & Tax Services; Latham & Watkins; Shim & Kim

Banks: Bank of Ayudhya Public Co Ltd; Export-Import Bank of Thailand; Krung Thai Bank Public Co Ltd; Thanachart Bank Public Co Ltd

 

Acquisition of 39 Percent of Two Projects SPVs

Firm: AZB & Partners

 

Battersea Power Station

Firms: Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Norton Rose Fulbright; Walkers; Wong & Partners

 

BP Holdings BV's Phu My Shareholding Transfer to SembCorp Utilities

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Banks: Asian Development Bank; Japan Bank for International Cooperation

 

FPSO Berantai

Firms: Azmi & Associates; Norton Rose Fulbright; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Zul Rafique & Partners

 

GVK Ratle Hydro-electric Project

Firm: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

 

Khanom Gas-Fired CCPP

Firms: Ashurst; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices; Drew & Napier

 

LG Electronics' Investment in Hai Phong

Firm: Vietnam International Law Firm

 

Loan Facility for Senoko Energy

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Rajah & Tann

Banks: Bank of Tokya-Mitsubishi UFJ; DBS Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

Nghi Son Petroleum Refinery

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; Export-Import Bank of Korea; Japan Bank for International Cooperation; Nippon Export and Investment Insurance

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

OPaL Petrochemical Complex Dahej SEZ

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices; Reed Smith

Banks: Bank of Baroda, London branch; SBI Capital Markets; State Bank of India

 

OM Sarawak's Ferro Alloy Smelting Project

Firm: White & Case

Banks: Export-Import Bank of Malaysia; Malayan Banking; Malayan Investment Bank; RHB Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Pengerang LNG Terminal Project

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Loyens & Loeff; Rahmat Lim & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: AmBank (M); DBS Bank, Labuan branch; Malayan Banking Berhad

  

Tata Steel's 6.0 MTPA Greenfield Steel Plant

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; AZB & Partners; Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe;

Bank: State Bank of India

 

Therma South's 300MW CFPP

Firms: Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio; Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos

Banks: Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Capital and Investment Corp, BDO Unibank, China Banking Corp; Development Bank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co

 

Tuaspring Desalination Plant

Firms: Stamford Law Corp; WongPartnership

Banks: Maybank, Singapore branch; Maybank Kim Eng Securities

                       

Financing for Universal Group Holdings

Firm: Rajah & Tann

Banks:DBS Bank; Maybank Banking; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Vinh Tan 1 Power Project

Firms: Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; LVN & Associates; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

 

Yinson Holdings – PetroVietnam Technical Services Corp FPSO Conversion

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; LNT & Partners; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: United Overseas Bank; Oversea-Chinese Bank Corp

 

SE ASIA M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Advent International Corp's Acquisition of Cytec Group's Coating Business

Firms: Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices; Weil, Gotshal & Manges

 

Acquisition of 40 Percent of PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional

Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Linklaters; Pradjoto & Associates; Widyawan & Partners

Bank: Goldman Sachs (Singapore)

 

Acquisition of 49 Percent Share Capital of Bank Islam Malaysia by BIMB Holdings

Firms: Wong & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia

 

Acquisition of Hwang-DBS's Equity Interest by Affin Holdigs

Firms: Rahmat Lim & Partners

 

Acquisition of KFC and QSR by Massive Equity

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Kadir Andri & Partners; Rahmat Lim & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: Affin Investment Bank; AmInvestment Bank; CIMB Bank; CIMB Investment Bank; OSK Investment Bank

Accounting firm: PwC

 

Acquisition of Shares in PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminum

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Bank: PT Bahana Securities

 

Acquisition of Shares of United Spirits by Diageo

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Herbert Smith Freehills; Kanga & Co; Platinum Partners; Slaughter and May

 

Baring Private Equity Asia's Acquisition of Stake in Hexaware Technologies

Firms: Allen & Overy; AZB & Partners; Debevoise & Plimpton; Khaitan & Co; Linklaters; Madun Gujadhur Chambers; O'Melveny & Myers; TM&S Gujadhur Chambers

Banks: Credit Agricole; Deutsche Bank; Investec; Standard Chartered Bank

 

BlueScope Steel – Nippon Steel Corp Joint Venture

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; King & Wood Mallesons; Soewito Suhardiman Edddymurthy Kardono

 

BTMU's Voluntary Tender Offer for Bank of Ayudhya

Firms: Allen & Overy; Baker & McKenzie; King & Wood Mallesons; Nishimura & Asahi; Thanathip & Partners

Banks: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Deutsche Bank; Morgan Stanley; Phatra Securities

 

Buy-out of Sea-Plane Operating Cos in Maldives

Firms: Allen & Overy; Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Conyers Dill & Pearman; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters; Premier Chambers; Shah, Hussain & Co; Walkers

Banks: CIMB Bank; Morgan Stanley; UBS

 

CVC Capital Partners' Acquisition of SPi Global Holdings

Firms: Clifford Chance; Maples and Calder

 

DBS Bank's Divestment of Remaining Stake in BPI

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clifford Chance; Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Banks: Bank of the Philippine Islands; DBS Bank

 

Etihad Airways PJSC's Acquisition of Stake in Jet Airways

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; DLA Piper UK; Economic Laws Practice; Gagrats

Bank:  HSBC

Accounting firm: PwC

 

GK Goh Holdings' Acquisition of 42.62 Percent in Domain Principal Group

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clayton Utz; Minter Ellison

 

KKR’s Acquisition of Controlling Stake in Alliance Tire Group

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; AZB & Partners; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

LG Electronics' Investment in Hai Phong

Firm: Vietnam International Law Firm

 

Mylan's Acquisition of Agila Specialties

Firm: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

 

New Oceana's Voluntary Conditional Offer for People's Food Holdings

Firms: Rajah & Tann; Stamford Law Corp

Banks: Provenance Capital; SAC Capital

 

Nippon Asahan Aluminium's sale of Inalum to the Indonesian Government

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Bank: PT Bahana Securities

 

ONGC Videsh and Oil India's Acquisition in Videocon Mozambique Rovuma 1

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Simmons & Simmons

 

Privatisation of Samling Global, Glenealy Plantations Malaya and Lingui Developments

Firms: Baker & McKenzie; Herbert Smith & Freehills; Kadir Andri & Partners; Wong & Partners

Banks: Alliance Investment Bank; Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance; Hwang DBS Investment; Maybank Investment; Quam Capital

 

PT Indofood Sukses Makmur's Acquisition of China Minzhong Food Corp

Firm: WongPartnership

 

PTT Utility - Independent Power (Thailand) Co Amalgamation

Firm: Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices

 

Ramsay Health Care - Sime Darby Joint Venture

Firms: Baker & McKenzie (Australia); Christopher & Lee Ong; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; Herbert Smith Freehills; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Wong & Partners

Bank: Citibank

 

Reignwood Group's Acquisition of Sardinia Properties

Firm: Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

 

Sale of 70 Percent Stake of GMR Energy to FPM Power Holdings

Firm: White & Case

Banks: Macquarie Capital India; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Sale of CIMB Aviva Life and CIMB Aviva Takaful

Firms: Ashurst; Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill; Skrine; Wong & Partners

 

Sale of Hess Corp's Interests

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Herbert Smith Freehills; Jones Day; Norton Rose

Bank: Goldman Sachs

 

Sale of SHV Holdings' Shareholding in Siam Makro

Firms: Baker & McKenzie; Clifford Chance

 

Singtel's Acquisition of MacRitchie Shares in Bharti Telecom

Firms:  Allen & Gledhill; AZB & Partners

 

Sinopec Kantons Acquisition of 95 percent of PT West Point Terminal

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Mochtar Karuwin Komar; Vinson & Elkins

 

United SM Holdings' Acquisition of Guthrie GTS

Firms: Rajah & Tann; WongPartnership

Bank: CIMB Bank (Singapore)

 

Takeover of Fraser & Neave

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Drew & Napier; Duane Morris & Selvam; Howse Williams Bowers; Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Rajah & Tann; Shearn Delamore & Co; Shook Lin & Bok; Stamford Law Corp; TSMP Law Corp; Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor; White & Case; WongPartnership; Wong & Partners

Banks: CIMB Bank, Singapore branch; Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; J.P. Morgan (SEA); Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Morgan Stanley (Singapore); United Overseas Bank

 

Takeover of PT Indomobil Sukses Internasional by Gallant Venture

Firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; Rajah & Tann

Bank: CIMB Bank

Accounting firm: Foo Kon Tan & Grant Thornton

 

Vietinbank's Sale to Bank of Tokyo - Mitsubishi UFJ

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Jones Day; Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: J.P. Morgan; Morgan Stanley

 

Warburg Pincus Asia's Equity Investment in Vingroup

Firms: Allen & Overy; Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co ; AZB & Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: Citigroup; Credit Suisse

 

Western Commercial Bank - Petro Vietnam Financial Co Merger

Firms: LNT & Partners; YKVN Lawyers

 

IPP ADVISORS PTE LTD AWARD SINGAPORE M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Alpha Investment Partners' Acquisition of Sparkle Bright Holdings

Firms: Maples and Calder; Mayer Brown JSM; Paul Hastings

 

Acquisition of AsiaInfo-Linkage

Firms: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; Baker & McKenzie; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray; Shearman & Sterling; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

 

Banks: Goldman Sachs; ICBC International Capital; Morgan Stanley; Nomura International

 

Establishment of Ascendas India Growth Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

 

Integration of Tender Rig Businesses of SapuraKencana and Seadrill

Firms: Abdullah Chan & Co; Clifford Chance; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Wiersholm (Norway)

Banks: CIMB Investment Bank; Goldman Sachs; Maybank Investment Bank

Accounting firm: PwC

 

Mandatory Cash Offer for STX OSV Holdings by Fincantieri Oil and Gas

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Mayer Brown JSM; WongPartnership

 

New Oceana's Voluntary Conditional Offer for People's Food Holdings

Firms: Rajah & Tann; Stamford Law Corp

Banks: Provenance Capital; SAC Capital

 

Sale of Hess Corp's Interests

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Herbert Smith Freehills; Jones Day; Norton Rose

Bank: Goldman Sachs

  

State Grid Corp's Investment in Singapore Power International

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Herbert Smith Freehills; Linklaters

  

Takeover Bid for WBL Corp

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Rajah & Tann; Sidley Austin; WongPartnership

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LAW FIRM CATEGORIES

 

Arbitration Law firm of the Year

 

Rajah & Tann

 

Allen & Gledhill

Allen & Overy

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Colin Ng & Partners

Drew & Napier

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Holman Fenwick Willan Singapore

LNT & Partners

Oon & Bazul

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

Shook Lin & Bok

Stamford Law Corp

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

WongPartnership

 

Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year

 

Drew & Napier

 

Allen & Gledhill

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

AZB & Partners

Baker & McKenzie

LNT & Partners

Oon & Bazul

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Shearn Delamore & Co

Shook Lin & Bok

Stamford Law Corp

Vision & Associates

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

WongPartnership

Zul Rafique & Partners

 

Construction Law Firm of the Year

 

Pinsent Masons MPillay

 

Allen & Gledhill

Drew & Napier

Rajah & Tann

Shearn Delamore & Co

Stamford Law Corp

Vietnam International Law Firm

Vision & Associates

WongPartnership

 

Corporate Social Responsibility Law Firm of the Year

 

Herbert Smith Freehills

 

Allen & Gledhill

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Drew & Napier

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

 

Emerging Markets Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Overy

 

Baker & Mckenzie Yangon

DFDL

Drew & Napier

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Khaitan & Co

Myanmar Legal Services

Rajah & Tann

 

Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Overy

 

Allen & Gledhill

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Baker & McKenzie

DFDL

Drew & Napier

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Herbert Smith Freehills

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters          

LNT & Partners

LVN & Associates

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Shearn Delamore & Co

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Vietnam International Law Firm

Vision & Associates

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

WongPartnership

 

India Deal Firm of the Year

 

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

 

AZB & Partners

Khaitan & Co

Luthra & Luthra

 

Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year

 

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

 

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Ginting & Reksodiputro

Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Makes & Partners

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Tumbuan & Partners

 

International Deal Firm of the Year

 

Latham & Watkins

 

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Linklaters

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

 

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year

 

Baker & McKenzie

 

Allen & Gledhill

ATMD Bird & Bird

Drew & Napier

Khaitan & Co

LNT & Partners

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Shearn Delamore & Co

Tilleke & Gibbins

WongPartnership

Vision & Associates

 

Malaysia Deal Firm of the Year

 

Adnan Sundra & Low

 

Albar & Partners

Kadir Andri & Partners

Rahmat Lim & Partners

Wong & Partners

 

Offshore Law Firm of the Year

 

Conyers Dill & Pearman

 

Appleby

Bedell Cristin

Maples and Calder

Walkers

 

Philippines Deal Firm of the Year

 

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

 

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos

Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

 

Real Estate Law Firm of the Year

 

Allen & Gledhill

 

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie

Drew & Napier

Herbert Smith Freehills

Khaitan & Co

LNT & Partners

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Rodyk & Davidson

Shearn Delamore & Co

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Vision & Associates

WongPartnership

 

Shipping Law Firm of the Year

 

Holman Fenwick Willan

 

Allen & Gledhill

Colin Ng & Partners

Ince & Co

Oon & Bazul                  

Rajah & Tann

Shearn Delamore & Co

Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Stamford Law Corp

Vision & Associates

Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

Wikborg Rein

 

Singapore Deal Firm of the Year

 

WongPartnership

 

Allen & Gledhill

Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Shook Lin & Bok

Stamford Law Corp

 

Tax and Trusts Law Firm of the Year

 

Shearn Delamore & Co

 

Allen & Gledhill

Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Drew & Napier

Khaitan & Co

LNT & Partners

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann

Vision & Associates

Withers Singapore

WongPartnership

 

Thailand Deal Firm of the Year

 

Baker & McKenzie

 

Allen & Overy

Chandler & Thong-ek

DFDL

Linklaters

Watson, Farley & Williams (Thailand)

 

Vietnam Deal Firm of the Year

 

LNT & Partners

 

Allen & Overy

Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam)

DFDL

Frasers Law Co

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

LVN & Associates

Phuoc & Partners

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

Vietnam International Law Firm

Vision & Associates

YKVN

 

SE Asia Managing Partner of the Year

 

Stephen Revell - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

 

Dato' Zulkifly Rafique – Zul Rafique & Partners

Datuk Syed Zaid Albar – Albar & Partners

Hoang Nguyen Ha Quyen – LNT & Partners

Jennifer B. Tumbuan – Tumbuan & Partners

Lee Eng Beng SC – Rajah & Tann

Lim Teong Sit – Rahmat Lim & Partners

Martin Desautels – DFDL

Pham Nghiem Xuan Bac – Vision & Associates

Rusmaini Lenggogeni - Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono

Sarjit Singh Gill SC – Shook Lin & Bok

Shardul S. Shroff - Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co

Simon Makinson – Allen & Overy

Tan Chong Huat – RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Yozua Makes – Makes & Partners

 

SE ASIAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

 

Allen & Overy

 

IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

 

Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

 

Asian Development Bank

 

Macquarie

Standard Chartered Bank

 

Innovative In-House Team of the Year

 

Asian Development Bank

 

Atos

GE Capital Aviation Services

 

Investment Banking In-House Team of the Year

 

Morgan Stanley

 

CIMB

Goldman Sachs

UBS

 

SE Asia In-House Lawyer of the Year

 

Choo Suit Mae – Sime Darby

 

Chris Holland – Religare Capital Markets

Deborah Ong – Macquarie Capital

Kew Yong Koh – Nomura Singapore

Mohammad Nasri Sallehuddin – Khazanah Nasional

Sok-Theng Cheng - Morgan Stanley

 

SCCA Award Singapore In House Team of the Year

 

Morgan Stanley 

 

DEAL FIRM CATEGORIES

 

ASSET AND CORPORATE FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Financing for Nghi Son Petroleum Refinery

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; Export-Import Bank of Korea; Japan Bank for International Cooperation; Nippon Export and Investment Insurance

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

Adaro Indonesia's Refinancing

Firms: Clifford Chance; Hendra Soenardi; Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

 

Aquamarine Star Trust Facility

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

 

Baring Private Equity Asia's Acquisition of Stake in Hexaware Technologies

Firms: Allen & Overy; Khaitan & Co; Linklaters; Madun Gujadhur Chambers; TM&S Gujadhur Chambers

Banks: Credit Agricole; Deutsche Bank; Investec; Standard Chartered Bank

 

BP Holdings BV's Phu My Shareholding Transfer to SembCorp Utilities

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Banks: Asian Development Bank; Japan Bank for International Cooperation

 

Facility for PT Apexindo Pratama Duta

Firms: Allen & Overy; Ginting & Reksodiputro; K&L Gates; Morgan & Morgan-Attorneys at Law

Banks: J.P. Morgan; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Financing for Acquisition of Shares in BMC Software

Firms: Cahill Gordon & Reindel; Kirkland & Ellis; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; WongPartnership

 

Financing for Posco Steel Vietnam

Firms: Clifford Chance; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ; Korean Export-Import Bank

 

Financing for Yinson Holdings – PTSC FPSO Conversion

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; LNT & Partners; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: United Overseas Bank; Oversea-Chinese Bank Corp

 

GLL IHT's Multicurrency MTN and Perpetual Securities Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Rajah & Tann

 

HPCL Mittal Energy's Financing for Refinery Debottlenecking

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

Financing for PT J Resources Nusantra

Firms: Clifford Chance (Amsterdam); Clifford Chance (Singapore); De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; K&L Gates; Rahmat Lim & Partners; Tumbuan & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: Indonesia EximBank; PT Bank ICBC Indonesia, PT Bank Permata, PT QNB Kesawan; Qatar National Bank S.A.Q

Accounting firm: KAP Mulyamin Sensi Suryanto & Lianny

                                                                                                                         

Lucio Co Group's Share Swap with Cosco Capital

Firms: Allen & Overy; Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos; Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Banks: BDO Capital & Investment Corp; Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong branch; Evercore Partners; First Metro; J.P. Morgan Securities

 

Facility Agreement for Vinacomin's Tan Rai Project

Firms: Clifford Chance; Vietnam International Law Firm

BanksBank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ; Citibank Japan; Mizuho Corporate Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust

 

Manta 2 Holdings' Bond Offering and Miclyn Express Offshore's Financing

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Avila & Co; HWL Ebsworth Lawyers; Conyers Dill & Pearman; Kadir Andri & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Tiendas Law Offices; TSMP Law Corp

Bank: DBS Bank

 

Multicurrency Islamic Trust Certificates Issuance Programme by Vallianz

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Christopher & Lee Ong; Slaughter and May; WongPartnership

Bank: Maybank Kim Eng Securities

 

NIBC Bank Singapore's Transfer of Shipping and Intermodal Portfolio to NIBC Bank NV

Firms: Appleby; Watson Farley & Williams Asia Practice;J. Sagar Associates; Lee & Ko; Patton, Moreno & Asvat; Nakashima Law Firm; SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan; Walkers;Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

 

Pertamina’s GMTN Programme and Initial Drawdown

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Davis Polk & Wardwell; HiswaraBunjamin & Tandjung; Latham & Watkins

Banks: Barclays; Citigroup; Royal Bank of Scotland

 

PT Garuda Indonesia's Delivery of 35 New ATR 72-600 Aircraft

Firms: HanafiahPonggawa & Partners; Mochtar Karuwin Komar

 

Refinancing for Global A&T Electronics

Firms: Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Shook Lin & Bok; WongPartnership

Banks: Bank of America; Credit Suisse, Singapore branch; J.P. Morgan Chase, Singapore branch; UBS, Hong Kong branch

 

Rui Tong's Financing Series

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; DNC Advocates At Work; Ingram Winter Green; Melli Darsa & Co; Minter Ellison; O'Melveny & Myers; Tumbuan & Partners; Walkers; White & Case; WongPartnership

 

TLP's Quang Ninh Province 2X300MW Power Plant Project

Firm: Vision & Associates

 

Virgin Australia's Issuance of Enhanced Equipment Notes

Firms: Buddle Findlay; Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Morris James

Banks: Credit Agricole; Goldman Sachs; Natixis

Accounting firm: KPMG

 

DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

DBS Bank's GMTN Programme Update 2013

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clifford Chance; Linklaters

Banks: BNY Mellon; Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Goldman Sachs (Singapore)

 

Bangkok Bank's Dual-Tranche Offering

Firms: Clifford Chance; Davis Polk & Wardwell

Bank: Morgan Stanley

Accounting firm: Deloitte & Touche

 

Blue Ocean Resources' Restructuring of Notes     

Firms: Makes & Partners; O'Melveny & Myers

 

Bond Issuance by Lotte Shopping Co

Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Paul Hastings; Shook Lin & Bok; Yulchon

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; Goldman Sachs International; HSBC, Merrill Lynch International; Nomura International; UBS

 

Bond Offering by Vedanta Resources

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Latham & Watkins; Shearman & Sterling

 

BTPN's Offer Of Shelf Registry Bond II

Firm: Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

 

Bumi Armada Capital Offshore's EMTN Programme

Firms: Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Banks: HSBC; Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp

Accounting firm: PwC

 

CapitaLand's SGD Convertible Bonds Issue and Tender Offer

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Linklaters; WongPartnership

 

Clifford Capital's Establishment of EMTN Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy

Banks: DBS Bank; HSBC; Standard Chartered Bank

 

CNPC's Establishment of MTN Programme and Issuance of Senior Notes

Firms: Appleby; Clifford Chance; JunHe Law Offices; Shearman & Sterling

 

DanaInfra Nasional's Establishment of Islamic CP and MTN Programme

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Mohamed Ridza & Co

Banks: AmInvestment Bank; CIMB Investment Bank; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Investment Bank

 

DBS Group Holdings' Tender Offer for Class N Preference Shares Issued by DBS Bank

Firm: Allen & Gledhill

 

Debt Financing for CT Corpora's Subsidiaries

Firm: White & Case

Banks: Bank of America; Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; BNP Paribas; Credit-Suisse; DBS Bank; Goldman Sachs; ING Bank; Maybank; PT Bank ANZ Indonesia; Royal Bank of Scotland; Standard Chartered Bank; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

Debt Financing for SapuraKencana's Acquisition of Seadrill's Tender Rig Business

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Ahmad Isa & Partners (Brunei); Albar & Partners; Arias Fabrega & Fabrega; Conyers Dill & Pearman; MJM Law Office; Norton Rose Fulbright; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Wikborg Rein

Banks: ABN AMRO Bank NV, Singapore branch; AmInvestment Bank; BNP Paribas; CIMB Bank; HSBC; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Bank; United Overseas Bank (Malaysia); Standard Chartered Bank

 

Financing for Universal Group Holdings

Firm: Rajah & Tann

Banks:DBS Bank; Maybank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Fragrance Group's Establishment of Multicurrency Debt Issuance Programme

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; Rodyk & Davidson

 

Guaranteed Serial Bonds Issuance by KMCOB Capital

Firms: Albar & Partners; Conyers, Dill & Pearman (Bermuda and Cayman Islands); Norton Rose (Australia); Norton Rose (Russia); Shearn Delamore & Co; Stamford Law Corp (Singapore)

Banks: Danajamin Nasional Berhad; Hong Leong Investment Bank; OCBC Bank (Malaysia); Standard Chartered Bank

 

Manta 2 Holdings' Bond Offering and Miclyn Express Offshore's Financing

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Avila & Co; HWL Ebsworth Lawyers; Conyers Dill & Pearman; Kadir Andri & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Tiendas Law Offices; TSMP Law Corp

Bank: DBS Bank

 

Melbourne Airport's Establishment of EMTN Program and Inaugural Notes Issuance

Firms: Allen & Overy; Herbert Smith Freehills; Norton Rose Fulbright (Australia)

Banks: BNP Paribas; Citigroup; J.P. Morgan

Accounting Firm: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

 

Multi-currency Sukuk Issuance Programme by Sime Darby Global
Firms: Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners
Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; HSBC Bank Malaysia; Maybank Investment Bank

 

Notes Issuance by MCE Finance

Firms: Latham & Watkins; Maples and Calder; Manuela Antonio Advogados e Notarios; White & Case

Banks: ANZ; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Citigroup; Deutsche Bank

 

Notes Issuance by Ottawa Holdings

Firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; Makes & Partners; Norton Rose Fulbright; O'Melveny & Myers; White & Case; WongPartnership

 

Notes Issuance by Republic of Indonesia

Firm: Linklaters

Banks: Deutsche Bank, Singapore; J.P. Morgan Securities; PT Bank Mandiri; PT Danareksa Sekuritas; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Notes Issuance by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Gilbert + Tobin; Maples and Calder; Reed Smith Richards Butler

 

Notes Issuance by Yanlord Land Co

Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell; Shook Lin & Bok; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Yuan Tai Law Offices

 

Olam International's Renounceable Rights Issue

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Latham & Watkins; WongPartnership

Banks: Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; HSBC, Singapore branch; J.P. Morgan

 

OUE's Multicurrency MTN Programme Update

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Drew & Napier

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank

 

Pertamina’s GMTN Program and Initial Drawdown

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Hiswara, Bunjamin & Tandjung; Latham & Watkins

Banks: Barclays; Citigroup; Royal Bank of Scotland

 

Corporate Reorganisation Exercise by Malakoff Corp

Firms: Albar & Partners; Shearn Delamore & Co

Banks: CIMB Investment Bank; Maybank Investment Bank

Accounting firm: KPMG

  

Refinancing of Seneko Energy's Existing Indebtedness

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Rajah & Tann

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; DBS Bank; Mizuho Corporate Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

Regal REIT's MTN Programme

Firms: Appleby; Baker & McKenzie; Clifford Chance; Mayer Brown JSM

 

Rui Tong's Financing Series

Firms: Ali Budiarjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; DNC Advocates; Ingram Winter Green; Melli Darsa & Co; Minter Ellison (Hong Kong); O'Melveny & Myers (Singapore); Tumbuan & Partners; Walkers (Singapore); White & Case (Hong Kong); WongPartnership

 

San Miguel Corp's Overseas Bond Offering

Firm: Sidley Austin

Banks: ANZ; DBS Bank; Deutsche Bank; Merrill Lynch; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Second Tranche of Inflation-Linked Bonds by Ministry of Finance of Thailand

Firm: Baker & McKenzie

Banks: Bangkok Bank; Deutsche Bank; HSBC; Krung Thai Bank

 

Senior Notes Issuance by Tata Communications

Firms: Allen & Overy; Herbert Smith Freehills; Khaitan & Co

Banks: ANZ; DBS Deutsche Bank; RBS; Standard Chartered Bank

Accounting firm: SB Billimoria

 

Sukuk Issuance Programme by International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Overy; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Bank: CIMB Investment Bank

 

Sunway's Establishment of CP/MTN Programme

Firm: Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

 

Tax-Free Bond Issuance by HUDCO

Firm: Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

Tax-Free Bond Issuance by NTPC

Firm: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

 

United Overseas Bank's Issuance of Perpetual Capital Securities

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

Banks: ANZ; HSBC; Nomura Singapore; Standard Chartered Bank; UBS AG, Singapore branch; United Overseas Bank

 

Vinashin's Restructuring

Firms: Allen & Overy; Audier & Partners; Mayer Brown JSM

 

Vingroup's Syndicated International Loan and High-Yield Bonds Issuance

Firms: Clifford Chance; King & Wood Mallesons; Shearman & Sterling; VILAF; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: Credit Suisse; Deutsche Bank; ING Bank

  

Warburg Pincus Asia's Equity Investment in Vingroup

Firms: Allen & Overy;Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; AZB & Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: Citigroup; Credit Suisse

 

Westfield Retail Trust's Establishment of EMTN Programme

Firms:  Allen & Overy; Ashurst; Drew & Napier; Greenwoods & Freehills; Russell McVeagh

Banks: Citigroup Global; J.P. Morgan Securities; RBS

 

Yuexiu REIT's MTN Programme

Firms: Appleby; Baker & McKenzie; Linklaters

 

EQUITY MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

BTS Mass Transit Growth Infrastructure Fund's IPO

Firms: Linklaters; Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor; White & Case

Banks: Morgan Stanley; Phatra Securities; UBS (Singapore)

 

Acquisition of 49 Percent Share Capital of Bank Islam Malaysia by BIMB Holdings

Firms: Wong & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia

 

Asian Pay Television Trusts' IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clifford Chance; Latham & Watkins; Lee, Tsai & Partners; WongPartnership

Banks: CIMB Securities (Singapore); DBS bank; J.P. Morgan; Macquarie Capital (Singapore)

Accounting firm: Deloitte & Touche

 

Block Trade of Shares in Global Logistic Properties

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy

  

China Fund Formation

Firms: Gibson Dunn; Herbert Smith Freehills; Hogan Lovells; Jones Day; Maples and Calder; O'Melveny & Myers; Ropes & Gray; WongPartnership

 

Croseus Retail Trust's IPO

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allen & Gledhill; Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Banks: Citigroup; DBS Bank

 

Del Monte Pacific's Application for Listing with PSE

Firm: Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

  

Establishment of KLCC REIT

Firm: Adnan Sundra & Low

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; CIMB Investment Bank

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

Equity Financing for SapuraKencana's Acquisition of Seadrill's Tender Rig Business

Firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Ahmad Isa & Partners (Brunei); Albar & Partners; Arias, Fabrega & Fabrega; Conyers Dill & Pearman; MJM; Norton Rose Fulbright; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Wikborg Rein

Banks: ABN AMRO Bank NV, Singapore branch; AmInvestment Bank; BNP Paribas; CIMB Bank; HSBC; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Bank; United Overseas Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

  

Institutional Placement Programme of Equity Shares by DLF

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Linklaters; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

LT Group's Re-IPO

Firms: Allen & Overy; Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz; Picazo Buyco Fider & Santos; Sidley Austin

 

Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust's IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Fangda Partners; Jin Mao Partners; Paul Hastings; Shook Lin & Bok; WongPartnership

Banks: DBS Bank; Goldman Sachs (Singapore); HSBC - Singapore branch

 

Matahari Department Store's Re-IPO

Firms: Clifford Chance; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Linklaters; Makes & Partners; Maples and Calder; White & Case

Banks: CIMB Bank; Moelis & Co Asia; Morgan Stanley; UBS AG (Singapore)

  

PetroVietnam's Sale of 49 Percent Equity Interest in Vung Ang 1

Firm: Vietnam International Law Firm

 

OUE Hospitality Trust's IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Rodyk & Davidson

 

Power Grid Corp of India's Public Offering of Equity Shares

Firm: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

 

Renounceable Rights Issue by Malaysian Airline System

Firm: Adnan Sundra & Low

Bank: CIMB Investment Bank

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

Robinsons Retail Holdings' IPO

Firms: K&L Gates; Reyes-Beltran Gomez Flores Ballicud and Associates; Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles; Sidley Austin

Banks: Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong branch; J.P. Morgan Securities; Maybank ATR Kim Eng Capital Partners; UBS, Hong Kong branch

Accounting firm: SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co

 

Qualified Institutions Placement by Axis Bank

Firm: Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

 

SPH REIT's IPO

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Shook Lin & Bok; Sidley Austin; WongPartnership

Banks: Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp

  

True Telecommunications Growth Infrastructure Fund's IPO

Firms: Baker & McKenzie (Thailand); Davis Polk & Wardwell; Linklaters

Banks: Kasikornbank Public Co Ltd; Standard Chartered Asset Management Co Ltd; Siam Commercial Bank Public Co Ltd; True Corporation Public Co Ltd

 

UMW Oil & Gas Corp's IPO       

Firms: Albar & Partners; Azmi & Associates; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Clifford Chance; Zul Rafique & partners

Banks: CIMB Investments Bank; Credit Suisse; Goldman Sachs; Maybank Investment Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Westports Holdings' IPO   

Firms: Albar & Partners; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Clifford Chance; Kadir Andri & Partners 

 

Soilbuild Business Space REIT's IPO

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allen & Gledhill;Shook Lin & Bok

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets Singapore; DBS Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp

 

ISLAMIC FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

  

DanaInfra Nasional's Establishment of Islamic CP and MTN Programme

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Mohamed Ridza & Co

Banks: AmInvestment Bank; CIMB Investment Bank; Maybank Investment Bank; RHB Investment Bank

 

Acquisition of 49% Share Capital of Bank Islam Malaysia by BIMB Holdings

Firms: Wong & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia

 

BGSM Management's Islamic MTN

Firms: Albar & Partners; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: CIMB

 

Boustead Holdings Perpetual Junior Islamic MTN Programme

Firm: Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Affin Investment Bank

 

Clifford Capital's Establishment of EMTN Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy

Banks: DBS Bank; HSBC; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Covered Sukuk Commodity Murabahah Programme by Malaysia Building Society

Firm: Kadir Andri & Partners

Bank: RHB Investment Bank

 

EPF Islamic Financing for Public Housing Programme

Firms: Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill; Radzlan Low and Partners

 

Khazanah Nasional's Exchangeable Trust Certificates

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: CIMB Bank; Deutsche Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

LTH Property Commodity Murabaha Term Financing

Firms: Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Trowers & Hamlin; Walkers; Wong & Partners

                                    

Multicurrency Sukuk Issuance Programme by Sime Darby Global

Firms: Allen & Overy; Linklaters; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & partners

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets; HSBC Bank Malaysia; Maybank Investment Bank

 

Republic of Indonesia's Sukuk Offering

Firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; AZP Legal Consultants; Norton Rose Fulbright; White & Case

Banks: Citibank Global Markets; Deutsche Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Sukuk Issuance by Indah Capital

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Linklaters (Singapore); Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: CIMB Investment Bank; Deutsch Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Sukuk Issuance Programme by International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp

Firms: Adnan Sundra & Low; Allen & Overy; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Bank: CIMB Investment Bank

 

Sukuk Wakalah Programme by ABHC Sukuk

Firms: Al-Yaqoub Attorneys & Legal Advisers; Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill; Law Office of Salman Al Sudairi in association with Latham & Watkins 

Banks: Al Hilal Bank; Hong Leong Islamic Bank Malaysia; HSBC Amanah Bank Malaysia; Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

 

Swiber Holdings' Establishment and Issuance of Islamic Trust Certificates

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Norton Rose Fulbright; WongPartnership

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United Overseas Bank's Issuance of Perpetual Capital Securities

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

Banks: ANZ; HSBC; Nomura Singapore; Standard Chartered Bank; UBS AG, Singapore branch; United Overseas Bank

 

PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Nghi Son Petroleum Refinery

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFG; Export-Import Bank of Korea; Japan Bank for International Cooperation; Nippon Export and Investment Insurance

Accounting firm: Ernst & Young

 

300MW Sarulla Geothermal Plant

Firms: Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; MKK Law Firm; Nah'r Murdono Law Office

 

410MW Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydroelectric Power Plant

Firms: Allen & Overy; Chandler & Thong-Ek Law Offices; DFDL Legal & Tax Services; Latham & Watkins; Shim & Kim

Banks: Bank of Ayudhya Public Co Ltd; Export-Import Bank of Thailand; Krung Thai Bank Public Co Ltd; Thanachart Bank Public Co Ltd

 

Acquisition of 39 Percent of Two Projects SPVs

Firm: AZB & Partners

 

Battersea Power Station

Firms: Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Norton Rose Fulbright; Walkers; Wong & Partners

 

BP Holdings BV's Phu My Shareholding Transfer to SembCorp Utilities

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

Banks: Asian Development Bank; Japan Bank for International Cooperation

 

FPSO Berantai

Firms: Azmi & Associates; Norton Rose Fulbright; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Zul Rafique & Partners

 

GVK Ratle Hydro-electric Project

Firm: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

 

Khanom Gas-Fired CCPP

Firms: Ashurst; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices; Drew & Napier

 

LG Electronics' Investment in Hai Phong

Firm: Vietnam International Law Firm

 

Loan Facility for Senoko Energy

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Rajah & Tann

Banks: Bank of Tokya-Mitsubishi UFJ; DBS Bank; Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

OPaL Petrochemical Complex Dahej SEZ

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices; Reed Smith

Banks: Bank of Baroda, London branch; SBI Capital Markets; State Bank of India

 

OM Sarawak's Ferro Alloy Smelting Project

Firm: White & Case

Banks: Export-Import Bank of Malaysia; Malayan Banking; Malayan Investment Bank; RHB Bank; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Pengerang LNG Terminal Project

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Loyens & Loeff; Rahmat Lim & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: AmBank (M); DBS Bank, Labuan branch; Malayan Banking Berhad

  

Tata Steel's 6.0 MTPA Greenfield Steel Plant

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; AZB & Partners; Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe;

Bank: State Bank of India

 

Therma South's 300MW CFPP

Firms: Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio; Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos

Banks: Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Capital and Investment Corp, BDO Unibank, China Banking Corp; Development Bank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co

 

Tuaspring Desalination Plant

Firms: Stamford Law Corp; WongPartnership

Banks: Maybank, Singapore branch; Maybank Kim Eng Securities

                       

Financing for Universal Group Holdings

Firm: Rajah & Tann

Banks:DBS Bank; Maybank Banking; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Vinh Tan 1 Power Project

Firms: Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; LVN & Associates; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

 

Yinson Holdings – PetroVietnam Technical Services Corp FPSO Conversion

Firm: Allen & Gledhill; LNT & Partners; Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice; Vietnam International Law Firm

Banks: United Overseas Bank; Oversea-Chinese Bank Corp

 

SE ASIA M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Takeover of Fraser & Neave

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Drew & Napier; Duane Morris & Selvam; Howse Williams Bowers; Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Rajah & Tann; Shearn Delamore & Co; Shook Lin & Bok; Stamford Law Corp; TSMP Law Corp; Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor; White & Case; WongPartnership; Wong & Partners

Banks: CIMB Bank, Singapore branch; Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; J.P. Morgan (SEA); Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Morgan Stanley (Singapore); United Overseas Bank

 

Advent International Corp's Acquisition of Cytec Group's Coating Business

Firms: Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices; Weil, Gotshal & Manges

 

Acquisition of 40 Percent of PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional

Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Linklaters; Pradjoto & Associates; Widyawan & Partners

Bank: Goldman Sachs (Singapore)

 

Acquisition of 49 Percent Share Capital of Bank Islam Malaysia by BIMB Holdings

Firms: Wong & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co; Zul Rafique & Partners

Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia

 

Acquisition of Hwang-DBS's Equity Interest by Affin Holdigs

Firms: Rahmat Lim & Partners

 

Acquisition of KFC and QSR by Massive Equity

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Kadir Andri & Partners; Rahmat Lim & Partners; Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Banks: Affin Investment Bank; AmInvestment Bank; CIMB Bank; CIMB Investment Bank; OSK Investment Bank

Accounting firm: PwC

 

Acquisition of Shares in PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminum

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Bank: PT Bahana Securities

 

Acquisition of Shares of United Spirits by Diageo

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Herbert Smith Freehills; Kanga & Co; Platinum Partners; Slaughter and May

 

Baring Private Equity Asia's Acquisition of Stake in Hexaware Technologies

Firms: Allen & Overy; AZB & Partners; Debevoise; Khaitan & Co; Linklaters; Madun Gujadhur Chambers; O’Melveny & Myers; TM&S Gujadhur Chambers

Banks: Credit Agricole; Deutsche Bank; Investec; Standard Chartered Bank

 

BlueScope Steel – Nippon Steel Corp Joint Venture

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; King & Wood Mallesons; Soewito Suhardiman Edddymurthy Kardono

 

BTMU's Voluntary Tender Offer for Bank of Ayudhya

Firms: Allen & Overy; Baker & McKenzie; King & Wood Mallesons; Nishimura & Asahi; Thanathip & Partners

Banks: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Deutsche Bank; Morgan Stanley; Phatra Securities

 

Buy-out of Sea-Plane Operating Cos in Maldives

Firms: Allen & Overy; Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Conyers Dill & Pearman; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters; Premier Chambers; Shah, Hussain & Co; Walkers

Banks: CIMB Bank; Morgan Stanley; UBS

 

CVC Capital Partners' Acquisition of SPi Global Holdings

Firms: Clifford Chance; Maples and Calder

 

DBS Bank's Divestment of Remaining Stake in BPI

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clifford Chance; Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Banks: Bank of the Philippine Islands; DBS Bank

 

Etihad Airways PJSC's Acquisition of Stake in Jet Airways

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; DLA Piper UK; Economic Laws Practice; Gagrats

Bank:  HSBC

Accounting firm: PwC

 

GK Goh Holdings' Acquisition of 42.62 Percent in Domain Principal Group

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Clayton Utz; Minter Ellison

 

KKR’s Acquisition of Controlling Stake in Alliance Tire Group

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; AZB & Partners; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

LG Electronics' Investment in Hai Phong

Firm: Vietnam International Law Firm

 

Mylan's Acquisition of Agila Specialties

Firm: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

 

New Oceana's Voluntary Conditional Offer for People's Food Holdings

Firms: Rajah & Tann; Stamford Law Corp

Banks: Provenance Capital; SAC Capital

 

Nippon Asahan Aluminium's sale of Inalum to the Indonesian Government

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Bank: PT Bahana Securities

 

ONGC Videsh and Oil India's Acquisition in Videocon Mozambique Rovuma 1

Firms: Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Simmons & Simmons

 

Privatisation of Samling Global, Glenealy Plantations Malaya and Lingui Developments

Firms: Baker & McKenzie; Herbert Smith & Freehills; Kadir Andri & Partners; Wong & Partners

Banks: Alliance Investment Bank; Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance; Hwang DBS Investment; Maybank Investment; Quam Capital

 

PT Indofood Sukses Makmur's Acquisition of China Minzhong Food Corp

Firm: WongPartnership

 

PTT Utility - Independent Power (Thailand) Co Amalgamation

Firm: Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices

 

Ramsay Health Care - Sime Darby Joint Venture

Firms: Baker & McKenzie (Australia); Christopher & Lee Ong; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; Herbert Smith Freehills; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Wong & Partners

Bank: Citibank

 

Reignwood Group's Acquisition of Sardinia Properties

Firm: Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice

 

Sale of 70 Percent Stake of GMR Energy to FPM Power Holdings

Firm: White & Case

Banks: Macquarie Capital India; Standard Chartered Bank

 

Sale of CIMB Aviva Life and CIMB Aviva Takaful

Firms: Ashurst; Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill; Skrine; Wong & Partners

 

Sale of Hess Corp's Interests

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Herbert Smith Freehills; Jones Day; Norton Rose

Bank: Goldman Sachs

 

Sale of SHV Holdings' Shareholding in Siam Makro

Firms: Baker & McKenzie; Clifford Chance

 

Singtel's Acquisition of MacRitchie Shares in Bharti Telecom

Firms:  Allen & Gledhill; AZB & Partners

 

Sinopec Kantons Acquisition of 95 percent of PT West Point Terminal

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Mochtar Karuwin Komar; Vinson & Elkins

 

United SM Holdings' Acquisition of Guthrie GTS

Firms: Rajah & Tann; WongPartnership

Bank: CIMB Bank (Singapore)

 

 

Takeover of PT Indomobil Sukses Internasional by Gallant Venture

Firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; Rajah & Tann

Bank: CIMB Bank

Accounting firm: Foo Kon Tan & Grant Thornton

 

Vietinbank's Sale to Bank of Tokyo - Mitsubishi UFJ

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Jones Day; Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: J.P. Morgan; Morgan Stanley

 

Warburg Pincus Asia's Equity Investment in Vingroup

Firms: Allen & Overy; Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co ; AZB & Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; YKVN Lawyers

Banks: Citigroup; Credit Suisse

 

Western Commercial Bank - Petro Vietnam Financial CoMerger

Firms: LNT & Partners; YKVN Lawyers

 

IPP ADVISORS PTE LTD AWARD SINGAPORE M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Takeover of Fraser & Neave

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Drew & Napier; Duane Morris & Selvam; Howse Williams Bowers; Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy; Rajah & Tann; Shearn Delamore & Co; Shook Lin & Bok; Stamford Law Corp; TSMP Law Corp; Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor; White & Case; WongPartnership; Wong & Partners

Banks: CIMB Bank, Singapore branch; Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; J.P. Morgan (SEA); Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Morgan Stanley (Singapore); United Overseas Bank

 

Alpha Investment Partners' Acquisition of Sparkle Bright Holdings

Firms: Maples and Calder; Mayer Brown JSM; Paul Hastings

 

Acquisition of AsiaInfo-Linkage

Firms: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; Baker & McKenzie; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray; Shearman & Sterling; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

 

Banks: Goldman Sachs; ICBC International Capital; Morgan Stanley; Nomura International

 

Establishment of Ascendas India Growth Programme

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; WongPartnership

 

Integration of Tender Rig Businesses of SapuraKencana and Seadrill

Firms: Abdullah Chan & Co; Clifford Chance; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Wiersholm (Norway)

Banks: CIMB Investment Bank; Goldman Sachs; Maybank Investment Bank

Accounting firm: PwC

 

Mandatory Cash Offer for STX OSV Holdings by Fincantieri Oil and Gas

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Mayer Brown JSM; WongPartnership

 

New Oceana's Voluntary Conditional Offer for People's Food Holdings

Firms: Rajah & Tann; Stamford Law Corp

Banks: Provenance Capital; SAC Capital

 

Sale of Hess Corp's Interests

Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Herbert Smith Freehills; Jones Day; Norton Rose

Bank: Goldman Sachs

  

State Grid Corp's Investment in Singapore Power International

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Herbert Smith Freehills; Linklaters

  

Takeover Bid for WBL Corp

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Rajah & Tann; Sidley Austin; WongPartnership

Banks: J.P. Morgan; KPMG Corporate Finance

  

Takeover of PT Indomobil Sukses Internasional by Gallant Venture

Firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; Rajah & Tann

Bank: CIMB Bank

Accounting firm: Foo Kon Tan & Grant Thornton

 

SE ASIA DEAL OF THE YEAR

 

Takeover of Fraser & Neave

Firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Drew & Napier; Duane Morris & Selvam; Howse Williams Bowers; Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Rajah & Tann; Shearn Delamore & Co; Shook Lin & Bok; Stamford Law Corp; TSMP Law Corp; Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor; White & Case; WongPartnership; Wong & Partners

 

Banks: CIMB Bank, Singapore branch; Credit Suisse (Singapore); DBS Bank; J.P. Morgan (SEA); Merrill Lynch (Singapore); Morgan Stanley (Singapore); United Overseas Bank

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