7 law firms advise on Hong Kong’s first de-SPAC merger
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Maples and Calder have advised special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Aquila Acquisition Corporation on its HK$10 billion ($ 1.27 billion) de-SPAC merger with ZG Group, marking Hong Kong’s first-ever de-SPAC transaction. Kirkland & Ellis, Shihui Partners and Maples and Calder have acted for ZG Group.
Shearman, Kirkland, MoFo advise on Softbank’s sale of U.S. fund to Mubadala
Shearman & Sterling has advised Abu Dhabi's sovereign weal fund Mubadala Investment on its acquisition of a majority stake in U.S. asset manager Fortress Investment Group from Japan's SoftBank Group, which turned to Morrison Foerster for counsel. Kirkland & Ellis represented Fortress.
CC, Kirkland, CAM, SAM advise on $400 mln renewables deal
Clifford Chance, Kirkland & Ellis and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised Swiss PE firm Partners Group on its $400 million acquisition of Indian renewable energy platform Sunsure Energy, which was represented by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.