PAG GC to join MoFo Tokyo as partner

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

Morrison & Foerster is set to boost its private equity and M&A practices in Asia with the hire of veteran corporate lawyer Gregory Salathé as a partner in Tokyo. Salathé will join the firm in September from investment manager PAG, where he is currently a partner and group general counsel.

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.

ALB CONVERSATIONS: Keiko Minami, Head of Legal, APAC & ANZ, Darktrace

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HSF names returnee as Tokyo construction disputes head

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has welcomed back Ben Jolley as its head of construction disputes in Tokyo from an in-house role at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

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.

Tokyo International makes two senior hires

by Mari Iwata |

Japan’s Tokyo International Law Office has bolstered its team with the addition of two senior hires: Disputes lawyer Victor Sai from Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch in San Diego, and in-house counsel Yuri Aihara from Fujifilm.

Gibson Dunn lands finance expert from White & Case in HK

U.S. law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has hired Daniel Abercromby as a partner in its Hong Kong office from White & Case, where he was a joint leader of the Asia Sponsor Finance practice.

Dentons bolsters HK office with dealmaker hire from Dechert

Global law firm Dentons has expanded its M&A and capital markets capabilities in Hong Kong after hiring corporate lawyer Stephen Chan as a partner from Dechert.

Bengaluru: SAM hires infra partner from JSA

Indian law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (SAM) has announced its second hire in a matter of days after adding projects and infrastructure specialist Anjana Jamalamadaka Potti as a partner in Bengaluru from JSA.

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