India: Resolut, Khaitan guide investors in $665mln Zepto funding

by Nimitt Dixit |

Zepto logo is seen displayed in this illustration taken May 2, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration


Resolut Partners and Khaitan & Co have guided lead investor Glade Brook Capital Partners and co-investor Lightspeed, respectively, on a $665 million investment into Indian e-commerce company Zepto.

The funding round values three-year-old…

White & Case guides $380mln U.S.-Japan LNG deal

by Nimitt Dixit |

Global law firm White & Case has advised Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. (JAPEX) on the acquisition through its U.S. subsidiary of an equity interest in Gulf Coast LNG Holdings, which owns an interest in the Freeport LNG project in Texas, from JERA Americas for approximately $380 million.

CC acts on $870 mln HK telecom infra deal

Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance has advised China Merchants Capital (CMC) on its $870 million investment for a 40 percent stake in the fibre assets of HKT Trust & HK, a subsidiary of Hong Kong telecom group PCCW.

Reed Smith, Freshfields, Kirkland on Henlius’ $691 mln take-private deal

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is representing Hong Kong-listed biotech company Henlius on its $691 million take-private deal offer from Shanghai Fosun New Medicine Research Company, which is being advised by Reed Smith.

Latham, Zhong Lun act on $445 mln France-SG waste treatment deal

Latham & Watkins has advised French industrial group Seche Environnement on its S$605 million ($445 million) agreement to buy Singapore’s ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering from Beijing Capital Eco-Environment Protection Group.

STB, AMT and TMI assist on $1.7 bln Blackstone Japan deal

by Nimitt Dixit |

U.S. law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Japan’s firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune are advising global investment giant Blackstone on its $1.74 billion (275.8 billion yen) bid to take private Japanese digital comic distributor Infocom, which has hired TMI Associates to represent it.

Latham, Freshies, WongP advise on $1.3 bln data centre investment

Latham & Watkins has advised ST Telemedia Global Data Centres on a S$1.75 billion ($1.3 billion) investment from a consortium comprising KKR and Singapore Telecommunications, which was represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

A&G, WongP acting on OCBC’s $1 bln buyout offer for Great Eastern

Singapore Big Four law firm WongPartnership is advising insurer Great Eastern Holdings in relation to a S$1.4 billion ($1 billion) buyout offer from its top shareholder, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), which is being represented by Allen & Gledhill.

SAM, Latham advising Hyundai Motor on mammoth India IPO

Indian law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Latham & Watkins are advising Hyundai Motor's India unit on its stock market listing in Mumbai, which could raise up to $3 billion, according to the prospectus filed by the company.

NO&T, MHM advising on $1.4 bln Kirin-Fancl deal

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu is advising Japan’s Kirin Holdings on its 220.7 billion yen ($1.4 billion) offer to acquire the rest of skincare brand Fancl Corp, which is being represented by Uryu & Itoga.