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DLA Piper had added George Wu as a partner in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was an of counsel.
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Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati have advised various investors on a $1 billion investment in Chinese green energy firm Envision Energy International, which was represented by Fangda Partners.
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Chicago-headquartered McDermott Will & Emery has hired veteran U.S. securities lawyer Siddhartha Sivaramakrishnan as a partner in its recently opened office in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills.
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Linklaters has hired Mark Veitch as the head of its Asia energy and infrastructure practice from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he led the front-end construction practice for Southeast Asia.
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Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT), Herbert Smith Freehills’ Indonesia associate firm, has counselled cellular operator Telkomsel on its $434 million sale and leaseback of 4,000 telecom towers to mobile company Mitratel, which was advised by local firm Umbra.
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King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has added M&A expert Nicola Yeomans as a partner in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills, where she led the firm’s Asia private capital practice.
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UK law firm Pinsent Masons has welcomed back William Stroll as a partner in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF).
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Davis Polk & Wardwell and Global Law Office are advising medical research firm CARsgen Therapeutics on its planned IPO in Hong Kong, with Herbert Smith Freehills and Zhong Lun Law Firm advising the joint underwriters. The IPO is expected to raise up to $400 million.
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U.S. law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has added a team of four lawyers to its financial regulatory services practice in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills, including partner William Hallatt.
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Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung, Herbert Smith Freehills’ Indonesian associate firm, has advised Indonesian power company PT Dian Swastatika Sentosa (DSS) on the $394 million sale of a 75 percent stake in three thermal power plants to China Datan, a Chinese state-owned energy conglomerate.