AZB acts on Wipro’s $1.45 bln acquisition of UK firm 14 Apr 2021 By Aparna Sai
Skrine welcomes back ex-High Court judge 14 Apr 2021 By Aparna Sai
Malaysia: IP, disputes focused LAW gets commercial heft with key hire 14 Apr 2021 By Aparna Sai
Skadden, Hughes Hubbard advise Singapore’s Grab on world’s biggest SPAC merger 14 Apr 2021 By Aparna Sai
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IndusLaw has counselled Indian company Mohalla Tech, which owns social media platform ShareChat and short video app Mo, on its $502 million fundraising round. The funding values Mohalla Tech at $2.1 billion.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has advised Indian online learning platform Byju’s on its $1 billion acquisition of Blackstone-backed Indian tutor Aakash Educational Services, which was represented by Khaitan & Co. Trilegal counselled Blackstone.
Big Six Korean law firm Yoon & Yang has bolstered its disputes offering with the additions of three new partners: Former presiding judges Su Yeol Lee and Sang Jae Park, and former chief prosecutor Young Hyun Kim.
Beijing-headquartered firm Jingtian & Gongcheng has hired Jimmy Chan (Chen Guohao) as a partner in Hong Kong from Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Hughes Hubbard & Reed have advised Grab Holdings, the largest ride-hailing and food delivery firm in Southeast Asia, on its agreement to merge with special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Altimeter Growth Corp.
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