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White & Case has advised U.S. payments giant PayPal Holdings on its $2.7 billion agreement to acquire Japanese buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Paidy, which was represented by Cooley and Mori Hamada & Matsumoto.
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Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Davis Polk have advised Japanese beauty company Shiseido on the 160 billion yen ($1.5 billion) sale of its personal care business to private equity firm CVC, which was represented by Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and White & Case.
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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.
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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.
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U.S. firm White & Case has added capital markets specialist Margie Chan as a partner in Hong Kong from Norton Rose Fullbright (NRF).
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Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) has added Peggy Wang and Victor Sim as partners in in Hong Kong from White & Case.
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U.S. law firm White & Case has hired capital markets expert Rahul Guptan as a partner in Singapore from Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance, where Guptan spent nearly 13 years, and was most recently co-head of the Global India Group.
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White & Case has advised Japan’s Panasonic Corporation on the purchase of the remaining 80 percent of U.S. supply-chain software company Blue Yonder for $5.6 billion.
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Magic Circle firm Linklaters has added Xiaoxi Lin and Alessandro Nolet as partners in Hong Kong from Kirkland & Ellis and White & Case, respectively.
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Global firm White & Case has continued to expand its debt finance practice in Asia with the addition of Clara Shirota as a partner in Tokyo. She joins from Clifford Chance, where she was a consultant.