Freshies, Latham act on $5.2 billion property fund deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Hong Kong-headquartered logistics real estate platform ESR Cayman on its $5.2 billion acquisition of fund manager ARA Asset Management, which was counselled by Latham & Watkins.

AZB counsels investor in Indian fintech firm’s $370 mln funding round

BY Aparna Sai |

AZB & Partners has advised Tiger Global Management’s Internet Fund as one of the investors in Indian fintech company BharatPe’s $370 million Series E funding round, which values the company at $2.85 billion.

White & Case, MoFo advise on $1 bln India data centre JV

BY Aparna Sai |

White & Case has advised data centre firm Yondr on its $1 billion strategic joint venture partnership with private investment firm Everstone Group, which was counselled by Morrison & Foerster, to develop data centres in India.

A&G, WongP advise on $1.65 bln sale of Singapore Press Holdings

BY Aparna Sai |

Allen & Gledhill has advised Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) on its S$2.24 billion ($1.65 billion) sale to conglomerate Keppel, which was counselled by WongPartnership.

Cooley, W&C act on Indonesian lending platform’s $430 million SPAC listing

BY Aparna Sai |

Cooley has advised Indonesian buy now, pay later platform Kredivo on its parent company FinAccel’s planned $430 million NASDAQ listing via merger with VPC Impact Acquisition, which was represented by White & Case.

Latham, Skadden, R&T act on PropertyGuru’s $431 mln SPAC listing

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​Latham & Watkins has advised Southeast Asian online realty company PropertyGuru on its planned $431 million New York listing via merger with blank-check firm Bridgetown 2, which was represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Rajah & Tann Singapore.

Skadden, Ashurst, A&O advise on $15 bln Malaysian telecom mega-merger

BY Aparna Sai |

Skadden has advised Malaysian telecommunications conglomerate Axiata Group on the $15 billion merger of its mobile subsidiary Axiata with rival Digi.com, which was represented by Ashurst. Allen & Overy advised Digi’s parent company, Norway’s Telenor.

Latham, Khaitan, CAM advise on $453 mln Thailand-India power deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins and Khaitan & Co have advised Thailand’s Global Renewable Synergy Company (GRSC) on its $453 million acquisition of a stake in Indian solar power company Avaada Energy, which was counselled by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

CC, SAM, AZB, IndusLaw advise on $321 mln India-Oman oil deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) has advised India’s Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) on its $321 million buyout of the stake held by its partner, Oman’s OQ, in their joint venture Bharat Oman Refineries (BORL). 

SAM, Hogan Lovells advise Walmart’s Flipkart on $3.6 bln funding round

BY Aparna Sai |

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Hogan Lovells have advised Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart on its $3.6 billion funding round led by investors such as SoftBank, which was counselled by Cooley.

Host of firms act on biopharma firm’s $537 mln HK secondary listing

BY Aparna Sai |

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, King & Wood Mallesons and DLA Piper have advised Chinese biopharma company Hutchmed on its HK$4.17 billion ($537 million) secondary listing in Hong Kong.

Links, Freshies lead on China Duty Free’s planned $7 bln HK secondary listing

BY Kristen Liu 刘诗宇 |

Linklaters and Haiwen & Partners are advising China Tourism Group Duty Free Corporation  on its planned secondary listing in Hong Kong, with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Jia Yuan Law Offices advising the joint underwriters.