Davis Polk & Wardwell has advised Hong Kong-listed global sourcing and logistics group Li & Fung Ltd on its $931 million proposed privatization by Golden Lincoln Holdings Limited, which was represented by Kirkland & Ellis.

Slaughter and May advised Morgan Stanley as financial adviser to Golden Lincoln, meanwhile Conyers acted as Bermuda counsel in the deal.

According to Reuters, Golden Lincoln is an entity formed by the Founder Group, which was counselled by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, of Li & Fung and Singaporean warehousing and logistics firm GLP. Li & Fung was founded in 1906 and supplies clothing and other products to retailers worldwide.

The Davis Polk team was led by partners Chu Yang and Martin Rogers. The Kirkland team was led by partners Nicholas Norris and Joey Chau, while the Slaughter and May team led by partner Lisa Chung.


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